Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 77 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 55 134 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 2.41% 2.49% 2.01%
As % of the General category 7.52% 8.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 60
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £374 £300
90th Percentile £625 £688 £591
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.35 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.47% +27.82% -34.35%
10th Percentile £20.08 £18.42 £18.50
90th Percentile £36.68 £57.87 £62.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +35.59% -11.94% -9.46%

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 731 1,571 1,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.08% 29.14% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 950 1,135
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £175 £220 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £584
England median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +1.01% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 156
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.84% -4.94% -6.25%
10th Percentile £14.57 £12.85 £11.94
90th Percentile £56.25 £42.90 £42.50
Median hourly rate £30.85 £22.32 £21.50
% change year-on-year +38.25% +3.79% -4.44%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +48 22 £525 +23.53% 34
Lancashire +9 9 £315 -37.00% 14
Cheshire -2 7 £575 +9.52% 19
Merseyside +32 5 £500 -2.44% 11
Cumbria +5 4 £525 -14.29% 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 31 (56.36%) SAP
2 22 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (40.00%) Finance
3 18 (32.73%) Public Sector
4 17 (30.91%) Telecoms
4 17 (30.91%) Programme Management
5 15 (27.27%) Electronics
5 15 (27.27%) Marketing
5 15 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.55%) Oracle
8 8 (14.55%) Project Management
8 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 7 (12.73%) Java
10 6 (10.91%) Python
10 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (10.91%) Tableau
10 6 (10.91%) Analytics
11 5 (9.09%) DevOps
11 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
11 5 (9.09%) Big Data
11 5 (9.09%) Life Science
11 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 5 (9.09%) Azure
11 5 (9.09%) Degree
11 5 (9.09%) SAP APO

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 4 (7.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Mule
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Fuse
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe XD
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SAP APO
2 3 (5.45%) SAP MM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (5.45%) SAP SCM
2 3 (5.45%) SAP WM
3 2 (3.64%) SAP PP
3 2 (3.64%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.82%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Azure
2 3 (5.45%) AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.82%) GCP
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) npm
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.82%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) RS-232
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Tableau
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.64%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Presto
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau Desktop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) ER Studio
1 4 (7.27%) ERwin
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) GitLab
2 1 (1.82%) gulp
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Public Sector
3 17 (30.91%) Telecoms
4 15 (27.27%) Electronics
4 15 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
7 3 (5.45%) Retail
8 2 (3.64%) Legal
9 1 (1.82%) Billing
9 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.45%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Developer
8 2 (3.64%) SAP BI Architect
8 2 (3.64%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
1 4 (7.27%) Node.js
2 3 (5.45%) CSS
2 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 3 (5.45%) JSON
2 3 (5.45%) RESTful
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) SOAP
3 2 (3.64%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) XSLT
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) Laravel
4 1 (1.82%) React
4 1 (1.82%) Sass
4 1 (1.82%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 5 (9.09%) Life Science
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (30.91%) Programme Management
3 15 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Project Management
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.27%) Conceptual Models
8 4 (7.27%) Data Science
8 4 (7.27%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) Validation
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.45%) CRM
9 3 (5.45%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) XPath
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) HNC
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.64%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) Grafana
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) SAP
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Teradata
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) WSO2
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Sparx
5 1 (1.82%) Trend Micro
5 1 (1.82%) Veeam
5 1 (1.82%) VMware