Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 141 143
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 58 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.12% 1.10% 1.01%
As % of the General category 2.78% 2.55% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 15
Scotland median daily rate £375 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +28.38% -1.33%
10th Percentile £208 £324 £258
90th Percentile £625 £533 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 8
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -0.71% -6.00%
10th Percentile £25.00 £19.00 £27.10
90th Percentile £44.27 £45.80 £55.05
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £37.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year -11.41% +2.76% +6.62%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,084 2,154 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.15% 43.15% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,037 1,105 809
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £526
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 23
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £29.40 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -8.13% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.27 £12.25 £11.86
90th Percentile £45.06 £45.50 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £24.41
% change year-on-year -9.43% +8.56% -2.36%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in Scotland

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh +15 23 £454 -4.47% 8
Glasgow -35 15 £500 +2.56% 8
Highlands +3 4 - - 2
Fife - 4 £200 - 1
Aberdeen +8 3 - - 13
West Dunbartonshire - 3 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £263 - 4
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
Manufacturing
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (34.48%) ERP
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) .NET
4 18 (31.03%) C#
5 15 (25.86%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (25.86%) Epicor
6 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.52%) Programme Management
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Degree
8 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) Validation
9 7 (12.07%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (12.07%) FMCG
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (12.07%) Business Process Analysis
9 7 (12.07%) Workshop Facilitation
10 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Project Management
10 6 (10.34%) SAP
10 6 (10.34%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.62%) X++

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (1.72%) Appian
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.72%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (25.86%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (8.62%) Power BI
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
1 2 (3.45%) MorphX
1 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.72%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Electronics
4 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Avionics
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) C# Developer
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Computer Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.45%) Project Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
3 1 (1.72%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) FMCG
2 3 (5.17%) Internet of Things
2 3 (5.17%) SCADA
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Life Science
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.72%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ERP
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.52%) Programme Management
3 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) Business Process Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (12.07%) Validation
4 7 (12.07%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.62%) QMS
6 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) X++
4 2 (3.45%) C++
4 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.72%) ABAP
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Java 8
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) HNC
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (5.17%) GAMP
1 3 (5.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Firmware
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.72%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Epicor
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Talend
6 1 (1.72%) Charles River
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) Siemens
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
6 1 (1.72%) VMware