Period
to 23 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 23 February 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 238 294 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.40% 4.63% 3.28%
As % of the General category 14.93% 13.01% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 236 119
South West median daily rate £520 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +20.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £140 £288 £325
90th Percentile £638 £669 £603
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +31.54% -19.75%
10th Percentile £23.00 £21.83 £14.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.63 £48.70
England median hourly rate £33.50 £35.56 £34.98
% change year-on-year -5.80% +1.67% -0.06%

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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,594 2,259 1,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.49% 35.56% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,006 1,485 1,318
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £230 £300 £270
90th Percentile £632 £638 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 106 68
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.85 £12.06
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.13 £52.38
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% - +4.14%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Bristol 0 100 £525 +16.67% 47
Wiltshire -9 73 £525 - 24
Somerset +6 31 £425 +17.24% 40
Gloucestershire +10 14 £525 +31.25% 29
Dorset +5 10 £400 +23.08% 27
Devon -12 6 £160 - 25
Cornwall +8 2 £394 -1.56% 6
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 201 (84.45%) Finance
2 197 (82.77%) Telecoms
2 197 (82.77%) Public Sector
3 193 (81.09%) SAP
4 191 (80.25%) Marketing
4 191 (80.25%) Digital Marketing
5 190 (79.83%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (79.83%) Electronics
5 190 (79.83%) Programme Management
6 100 (42.02%) Security Cleared
7 64 (26.89%) SC Cleared
8 58 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (18.91%) DV Cleared
10 37 (15.55%) Windows
11 31 (13.03%) Windows 10
12 28 (11.76%) JSP 440
13 27 (11.34%) Web Services
13 27 (11.34%) Java
14 25 (10.50%) RMADS
15 24 (10.08%) Windows 7
15 24 (10.08%) Microsoft
16 22 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (8.82%) JavaScript
18 20 (8.40%) HTML
18 20 (8.40%) RESTful
18 20 (8.40%) Azure
19 17 (7.14%) DevOps
19 17 (7.14%) SQL
19 17 (7.14%) XML
19 17 (7.14%) CSS

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 8 (3.36%) Mule
1 8 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (3.36%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.42%) Gunicorn
4 1 (0.42%) Jetty
4 1 (0.42%) nginx
4 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.42%) R Markdown
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Figma
4 2 (0.84%) InVision
4 2 (0.84%) Marvel
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.84%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.84%) Sketch
5 1 (0.42%) CATIA
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.42%) assyst
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.40%) Azure
2 5 (2.10%) AWS
3 4 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.68%) Office 365
3 4 (1.68%) PaaS
3 4 (1.68%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Serverless
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (0.42%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.52%) SSH
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Intranet
2 2 (0.84%) Link 16
2 2 (0.84%) Network Security
3 1 (0.42%) 3G
3 1 (0.42%) 4G
3 1 (0.42%) Extranet
3 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) LTE
3 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.42%) RS-232
3 1 (0.42%) RS-485
3 1 (0.42%) UMTS
3 1 (0.42%) VoIP
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.94%) Big Data
3 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.68%) Power BI
5 3 (1.26%) Event Store
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.94%) Subversion
4 6 (2.52%) git-flow
4 6 (2.52%) Maven
4 6 (2.52%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.68%) JIRA
7 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.42%) GitLab
9 1 (0.42%) Gradle
9 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.42%) JMeter
9 1 (0.42%) JUnit
9 1 (0.42%) Sahi
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.42%) WATIR
General
1 201 (84.45%) Finance
2 197 (82.77%) Public Sector
2 197 (82.77%) Telecoms
3 191 (80.25%) Marketing
4 190 (79.83%) Electronics
5 12 (5.04%) Retail
6 9 (3.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.68%) Military
8 2 (0.84%) Avionics
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (18.49%) Developer
2 30 (12.61%) Coordinator
3 27 (11.34%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 24 (10.08%) Architect
5 22 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.24%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.24%) Windows Engineer
6 21 (8.82%) Deployment Engineer
7 19 (7.98%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 19 (7.98%) Windows Support Engineer
8 16 (6.72%) Analyst
9 14 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.46%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (5.46%) Desktop Support
11 12 (5.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (4.62%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.78%) PHP Developer
14 7 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
14 7 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.34%) Web Services
2 20 (8.40%) HTML
2 20 (8.40%) RESTful
3 17 (7.14%) CSS
3 17 (7.14%) SOAP
3 17 (7.14%) XML
4 15 (6.30%) Middleware
5 13 (5.46%) HTML5
6 10 (4.20%) Apache Camel
7 9 (3.78%) .NET
8 8 (3.36%) JSON
8 8 (3.36%) Spring
9 7 (2.94%) Java EE
9 7 (2.94%) OAuth
9 7 (2.94%) OAuth2
9 7 (2.94%) Swing
10 6 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.52%) CSS3
10 6 (2.52%) Swagger
10 6 (2.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.36%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.68%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.84%) PKI
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.55%) Windows
2 31 (13.03%) Windows 10
3 24 (10.08%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.88%) Linux
5 5 (2.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) VMS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (80.25%) Digital Marketing
2 190 (79.83%) Business Intelligence
2 190 (79.83%) Programme Management
3 58 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (7.14%) DevOps
5 17 (7.14%) Project Management
6 15 (6.30%) ITIL
7 14 (5.88%) OO
8 13 (5.46%) TDD
9 12 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.04%) Test Automation
10 11 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 11 (4.62%) Migration
10 11 (4.62%) Project Delivery
10 11 (4.62%) Scrum
11 10 (4.20%) PDM
11 10 (4.20%) SOA
12 8 (3.36%) Information Security
12 8 (3.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.34%) Java
2 21 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (7.14%) SQL
4 10 (4.20%) C#
5 9 (3.78%) PHP
5 9 (3.78%) Python
6 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.52%) Java 8
7 6 (2.52%) PHP 7
7 6 (2.52%) XPath
8 4 (1.68%) C
8 4 (1.68%) C++
8 4 (1.68%) R
9 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (42.02%) Security Cleared
2 64 (26.89%) SC Cleared
3 45 (18.91%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.20%) Degree
5 4 (1.68%) CISM
5 4 (1.68%) CISSP
6 3 (1.26%) CISA
6 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.26%) SANS
7 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.84%) HNC
7 2 (0.84%) MCAD
7 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.42%) APMP
8 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 25 (10.50%) RMADS
3 8 (3.36%) QA
4 7 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.68%) GDPR
5 4 (1.68%) PMO
6 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.26%) SLA
7 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) COSHH
8 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.42%) HL7
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.42%) NCSC
8 1 (0.42%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 6 (2.52%) Docker
2 5 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.42%) Snort
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Ansible
1 3 (1.26%) Terraform
2 2 (0.84%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.42%) Consul
3 1 (0.42%) Grafana
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.42%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 193 (81.09%) SAP
2 24 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.04%) Oracle
4 8 (3.36%) Siemens
4 8 (3.36%) WSO2
5 4 (1.68%) Talend
6 3 (1.26%) Tableau
6 3 (1.26%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe
7 2 (0.84%) HP
7 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) CA
8 1 (0.42%) Cadence
8 1 (0.42%) ESRI
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) MAPICS
8 1 (0.42%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Snow
8 1 (0.42%) Sparx