Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 82 101
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 69 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.52% 2.30% 1.49%
As % of the General category 8.85% 7.65% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 36
Manchester median daily rate £500 £475 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +37.68% -13.75%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £161
90th Percentile £625 £600 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Manchester median hourly rate £11.86 £25.95 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.30% +107.60% -52.38%
10th Percentile £10.37 £16.88 £9.70
90th Percentile £13.35 £35.50 £16.70
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +43.33% -25.93% -1.22%

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 780 902 1,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.51% 30.05% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 552 776
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £243 £225 £242
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +0.13% -3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 19 29
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.33 £11.80
90th Percentile £40.10 £35.50 £39.00
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £22.87 £26.83
% change year-on-year -5.13% -14.75% +34.15%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Bolton - 2 £375 - 3
Stockport +1 1 - - 3
Cheadle - 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £588 - 1
Salford - 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 33 (47.83%) SAP
3 30 (43.48%) Electronics
4 29 (42.03%) Telecoms
5 28 (40.58%) Programme Management
5 28 (40.58%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (40.58%) Marketing
5 28 (40.58%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (33.33%) Big Data
7 21 (30.43%) Python
8 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
10 15 (21.74%) Java
10 15 (21.74%) Apache Spark
10 15 (21.74%) Machine Learning
11 14 (20.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (20.29%) Linux
11 14 (20.29%) ERP
12 13 (18.84%) Ansible
13 12 (17.39%) DevOps
14 11 (15.94%) Docker
14 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
14 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
14 11 (15.94%) JIRA
15 9 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (13.04%) Google
15 9 (13.04%) Hadoop
15 9 (13.04%) Data Science
16 8 (11.59%) Open Source
16 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef

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 15 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) nginx
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) BPCS
2 3 (4.35%) Sage X3
3 2 (2.90%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.45%) Magento
4 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.45%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.45%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) BGP
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.45%) DWDM
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
1 1 (1.45%) OSPF
1 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Big Data
2 9 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.70%) DB2
4 4 (5.80%) OLAP
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.90%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.45%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) JIRA
1 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) GitLab
2 6 (8.70%) PyCharm
3 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.45%) WiX
General
1 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 30 (43.48%) Electronics
3 29 (42.03%) Telecoms
4 28 (40.58%) Marketing
5 4 (5.80%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Local Government
7 1 (1.45%) Automotive
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Consultant
3 10 (14.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Data Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Scala Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) EDI
2 5 (7.25%) Grails
2 5 (7.25%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.35%) HTML5
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) PySpark
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.90%) Akka
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
5 2 (2.90%) OSGi
5 2 (2.90%) Sass
5 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Life Science
3 6 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) Digital Marketing
1 28 (40.58%) Programme Management
2 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 15 (21.74%) Machine Learning
4 14 (20.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (20.29%) ERP
5 12 (17.39%) DevOps
6 9 (13.04%) Data Science
7 8 (11.59%) Open Source
7 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.14%) ETL
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) CRM
9 6 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) TDD
10 5 (7.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Python
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 8 (11.59%) C#
4 7 (10.14%) SQL
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) RPG
5 5 (7.25%) RPG IV
6 4 (5.80%) Groovy
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) Go
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.45%) AAT
2 1 (1.45%) CCIE
2 1 (1.45%) CCNP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) GCP
3 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Ansible
2 11 (15.94%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.59%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) SAP
2 9 (13.04%) Google
3 6 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.70%) Sage
4 5 (7.25%) Infor
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) IFS
7 1 (1.45%) Minitab
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) Twitter