The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 43 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.95% 1.66% 0.34%
As % of the General category 5.38% 6.40% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £360 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +4.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £331 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £31.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +14.40% +7.75%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 93 125 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.58% 25.88% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 129
Median daily rate £400 £360 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.26% +0.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £271 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Median hourly rate £55.41 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.69% +72.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.85 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.25 £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in South Wales

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in South Wales

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in South Wales

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport 0 2 £538 +28.35% 1
Cardiff -1 1 £400 +11.26% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £175 -
Manufacturing
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Sage X3
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 13485
3 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) Sage X3
2 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Sage