Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 54 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.66% 2.47% 2.32%
As % of the General category 6.29% 7.16% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 36
Manchester median daily rate £469 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £258 £170 £231
90th Percentile £638 £596 £447
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Manchester median hourly rate - - £14.50
North West median hourly rate £36.95 £44.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -16.02% +31.34% -19.96%

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 859 992 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 26.40% 34.44% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 582 741
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 17
Manchester median hourly rate £25.58 £13.86 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.52% -4.41% -23.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.75 £43.90
North West median hourly rate £23.40 £22.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +6.36% -19.27% -22.14%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +4 1 £308 - 7
Stockport +4 1 - - 7
Cheadle - 1 - -
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (46.30%) SAP
2 22 (40.74%) Finance
3 15 (27.78%) Life Science
4 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 12 (22.22%) Marketing
5 12 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (22.22%) Electronics
5 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
7 8 (14.81%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.81%) Big Data
7 8 (14.81%) Go
7 8 (14.81%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (12.96%) ERP
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
8 7 (12.96%) Java
8 7 (12.96%) SQL
8 7 (12.96%) Project Management
8 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.11%) C#
9 6 (11.11%) HTML
9 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.26%) C++
10 5 (9.26%) Linux

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 4 (7.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.56%) Sage X3
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 2 (3.70%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.85%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.85%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) GitLab
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
1 4 (7.41%) PyCharm
1 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.70%) WiX
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Electronics
2 12 (22.22%) Marketing
2 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) ICT Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 2 (3.70%) ERP Manager
6 2 (3.70%) JDE Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Sage Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
2 6 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (9.26%) Middleware
4 4 (7.41%) .NET
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) HTML5
5 3 (5.56%) React
5 3 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (5.56%) WPF
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.70%) COM
6 2 (3.70%) DOM
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) SAPUI5
6 2 (3.70%) SAX
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 2 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Life Science
2 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Robotics
6 1 (1.85%) CCTV
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 12 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (14.81%) Machine Learning
4 7 (12.96%) ERP
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Line Management
7 4 (7.41%) People Management
7 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) TDD
7 4 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Go
1 8 (14.81%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) ABAP
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) Lua
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) VB6
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PCI QSA
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) GCP
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) SAP
2 5 (9.26%) EMC
3 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.41%) Citrix
3 4 (7.41%) JD Edwards
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Sage
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Wyse
4 3 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.85%) Brocade
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat