Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 71 66
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 +45
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 126 196 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.21% 2.89% 2.67%
As % of the General category 6.61% 9.48% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 121 102
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £513 £538
England median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 19
North West median hourly rate £45.70 £34.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.45% +32.69% -5.45%
10th Percentile £25.24 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £59.26 £70.86 £52.78
England median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +22.81%

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1907 2068 3149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.50% 30.48% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1336 1863
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £263
90th Percentile £611 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 123
North West median hourly rate £22.67 £25.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% -18.09% +52.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.71 £54.39 £54.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +13.64%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester -3 64 £460 +15.00% 27
Lancashire +11 18 £238 -9.52% 9
Cumbria -4 12 - -
Cheshire -16 11 £350 +9.38% 16
Merseyside +5 9 £269 -32.81% 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 51 (40.48%) Finance
2 45 (35.71%) SAP
3 38 (30.16%) Programme Management
4 35 (27.78%) Java
5 31 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (20.63%) Electronics
8 25 (19.84%) Marketing
8 25 (19.84%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (17.46%) Life Science
11 21 (16.67%) JIRA
11 21 (16.67%) Big Data
12 19 (15.08%) Cucumber
12 19 (15.08%) Python
13 18 (14.29%) TDD
13 18 (14.29%) BDD
14 17 (13.49%) Open Source
14 17 (13.49%) ERP
14 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
15 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
15 16 (12.70%) Windows
15 16 (12.70%) Linux
15 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
15 16 (12.70%) Hadoop
15 16 (12.70%) Apache Spark
15 16 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (11.90%) Docker
16 15 (11.90%) TeamCity

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (12.70%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.38%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.59%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.38%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) Maximo
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.59%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.59%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) DHCP
2 2 (1.59%) DNS
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.79%) NAS
3 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) Big Data
2 16 (12.70%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
4 3 (2.38%) OLAP
4 3 (2.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.59%) DB2
5 2 (1.59%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) JIRA
2 19 (15.08%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 15 (11.90%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.14%) Selenium
5 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.38%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.38%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) TestNG
8 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.79%) MorphX
9 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 51 (40.48%) Finance
2 28 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 26 (20.63%) Electronics
4 25 (19.84%) Marketing
5 6 (4.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.97%) Automotive
6 5 (3.97%) Banking
6 5 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.38%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.38%) Legal
7 3 (2.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Avionics
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Developer
2 29 (23.02%) Analyst
3 15 (11.90%) Scala Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Architect
5 11 (8.73%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Apache Spark Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) Hadoop Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Linux Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Sitecore Developer
10 4 (3.17%) SAP Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Tester
11 3 (2.38%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) Akka
2 11 (8.73%) .NET
3 5 (3.97%) Grails
4 4 (3.17%) CSS
4 4 (3.17%) HTML
4 4 (3.17%) Web Services
5 3 (2.38%) jQuery
5 3 (2.38%) JSON
5 3 (2.38%) Middleware
5 3 (2.38%) WCF
5 3 (2.38%) WinForms
5 3 (2.38%) XML
6 2 (1.59%) CSS3
6 2 (1.59%) HTML5
6 2 (1.59%) Java EE
6 2 (1.59%) OSGi
6 2 (1.59%) Qt
6 2 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.59%) REST
6 2 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (17.46%) Life Science
3 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) iPhone
5 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Fintech
6 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.79%) LIMS
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.70%) Linux
1 16 (12.70%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.59%) Unix
5 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.16%) Programme Management
2 31 (24.60%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (19.84%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.29%) BDD
5 18 (14.29%) TDD
6 17 (13.49%) ERP
6 17 (13.49%) Open Source
7 16 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.11%) Project Management
9 13 (10.32%) Scrum
10 9 (7.14%) MVC
11 8 (6.35%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) Migration
12 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.56%) ITIL
12 7 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.76%) CRM
13 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) Java
2 19 (15.08%) Python
3 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
4 15 (11.90%) C#
5 12 (9.52%) SQL
6 10 (7.94%) Clojure
7 7 (5.56%) C
7 7 (5.56%) C++
8 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.17%) Groovy
9 4 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.17%) VBScript
10 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.59%) F#
11 2 (1.59%) Go
11 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) ABAP
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.38%) MCSE
3 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) MCITP
4 2 (1.59%) MCSA
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.79%) AAT
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) GCP
3 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.79%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Docker
2 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) iptables
5 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.59%) Mesos
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (35.71%) SAP
2 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.97%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.17%) Google
5 4 (3.17%) Sage
5 4 (3.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) IFS
7 2 (1.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) LabWare
7 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos
8 1 (0.79%) Curam
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Lotus
8 1 (0.79%) Minitab
8 1 (0.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec