The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / Midlands
Rank 12 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.85% 3.47% 8.72%
As % of the General category 23.81% 10.77% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.81%  

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

General Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 42 65 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 37.17% 32.18% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 13
Median daily rate £400 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £850 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 8 (47.06%) Automotive
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Logistics
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) PMI
4 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (5.88%) Kronos
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Process Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Logistics
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) BPR
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Kronos