Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manufacturing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -29
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 71 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.31% 2.20% 1.73%
As % of the General category 8.25% 6.67% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 34
Manchester median daily rate £550 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +48.44% -16.34%
10th Percentile £353 £170 £236
90th Percentile £625 £619 £448
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £348
% change year-on-year +5.56% +29.50% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate £10.00 £22.90 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.33% -15.96% +1.92%
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £39.23 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.79% -4.32% -17.17%

Manufacturing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 861 884 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.03% 33.01% 33.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 482 713
Manchester median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 10
Manchester median hourly rate £18.72 £13.50 £17.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.63% -23.51% -4.59%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.33 £12.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £28.60 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £26.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.73% -2.44% -

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manufacturing in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Manchester over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 44 (61.97%) Finance
2 39 (54.93%) SAP
3 30 (42.25%) Electronics
4 29 (40.85%) Telecoms
4 29 (40.85%) Programme Management
4 29 (40.85%) Marketing
4 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (40.85%) Digital Marketing
5 23 (32.39%) Big Data
5 23 (32.39%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (30.99%) Machine Learning
6 22 (30.99%) Python
7 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
8 18 (25.35%) Kubernetes
9 15 (21.13%) Ansible
10 14 (19.72%) DevOps
10 14 (19.72%) Linux
11 12 (16.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (15.49%) Puppet
12 11 (15.49%) SDLC
12 11 (15.49%) ERP
12 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.08%) JIRA
13 10 (14.08%) Life Science
13 10 (14.08%) Unix
13 10 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (14.08%) Docker
13 10 (14.08%) TeamCity
14 9 (12.68%) Atlassian

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) BPCS
2 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (4.23%) Sage 200
3 3 (4.23%) Sage X3
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (2.82%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.82%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) SAP APO
5 1 (1.41%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.41%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Skype
1 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) BGP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.41%) DWDM
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) OSPF
2 1 (1.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) Big Data
2 5 (7.04%) DB2
3 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.41%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.41%) OLAP
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JIRA
1 10 (14.08%) TeamCity
2 9 (12.68%) GitLab
2 9 (12.68%) PyCharm
3 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.82%) WiX
General
1 44 (61.97%) Finance
2 30 (42.25%) Electronics
3 29 (40.85%) Marketing
3 29 (40.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Consultant
2 12 (16.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.63%) ICT Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Storage Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) AWS Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Data Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) EDI
3 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) CSS
3 4 (5.63%) Middleware
3 4 (5.63%) React
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.82%) COM
4 2 (2.82%) DOM
4 2 (2.82%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) REST
4 2 (2.82%) SAX
4 2 (2.82%) WPF
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) PySpark
5 1 (1.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Life Science
3 9 (12.68%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.23%) User Experience
6 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) Unix
3 8 (11.27%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) Digital Marketing
1 29 (40.85%) Programme Management
2 22 (30.99%) Machine Learning
3 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
4 14 (19.72%) DevOps
5 12 (16.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (15.49%) ERP
6 11 (15.49%) SDLC
6 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.68%) Data Science
8 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.27%) Open Source
8 8 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
11 5 (7.04%) CRM
11 5 (7.04%) Migration
11 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Python
2 9 (12.68%) Go
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) RPG
5 5 (7.04%) RPG IV
6 4 (5.63%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.41%) CCIE
2 1 (1.41%) CCNP
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 8 (11.27%) GCP
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Kubernetes
2 15 (21.13%) Ansible
3 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.49%) Puppet
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) SAP
2 9 (12.68%) Atlassian
2 9 (12.68%) Google
3 6 (8.45%) Sage
4 5 (7.04%) Infor
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) EMC
5 4 (5.63%) JD Edwards
5 4 (5.63%) VMware
5 4 (5.63%) Wyse
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle