Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -54 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 25 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 2.26% 2.55%
As % of the General category 3.16% 7.20% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 54
Manchester median daily rate £341 £460 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.82% +11.85% +9.67%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £266
90th Percentile £535 £588 £571
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Manchester median hourly rate - £13.72 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.23% +176.00%
North West median hourly rate £32.45 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.25% +10.00% +53.85%

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 791 917 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.86% 31.41% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 572 657
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £245 £234
90th Percentile £575 £600 £559
North West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 18
Manchester median hourly rate £23.15 £21.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.24% -27.59% +75.76%
10th Percentile £11.21 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £39.20 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £22.67 £28.09
% change year-on-year +4.31% -19.29% -7.96%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Stockport +5 2 - - 4
Bolton +3 2 £269 -28.33% 2
Wigan - 1 - - 3
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) ERP
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Life Science
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) C++
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 3 (12.00%) Electronics
5 3 (12.00%) Sage
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (8.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Sage X3
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP PP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) GitLab
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) JMeter
1 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) ERP Manager
3 2 (8.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (8.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) WinForms
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Taurus
3 2 (8.00%) WPF
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Life Science
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Robotics
4 1 (4.00%) CCTV
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Java 8
4 1 (4.00%) Lua
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Sage
3 1 (4.00%) Ariba
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat