Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 83 89
Rank change year-on-year +44 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 261 133 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.61% 2.33% 2.33%
As % of the General category 13.58% 7.69% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 104 117
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £314 £284 £286
90th Percentile £599 £563 £500
England median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £42.75 £42.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +1.42% +21.29%
10th Percentile £14.63 £20.00 £29.00
90th Percentile £49.13 £51.93 £45.70
England median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +29.63%

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 1922 1729 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.96% 30.23% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1239 1387
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 91 122
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -16.34% +44.70%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.00 £16.38
90th Percentile £56.50 £49.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.50 £24.93
% change year-on-year +4.08% -1.71% +13.30%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 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
Bristol +20 107 £375 +2.74% 32
Wiltshire +51 87 £475 +5.56% 10
Somerset +6 23 £475 +28.38% 8
Gloucestershire +19 18 £420 -6.67% 7
Dorset +7 10 £450 -10.89% 5
Devon - 2 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

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

1 198 (75.86%) SAP
2 189 (72.41%) Finance
3 181 (69.35%) Programme Management
4 176 (67.43%) Business Intelligence
5 174 (66.67%) Electronics
5 174 (66.67%) Telecoms
6 172 (65.90%) Marketing
6 172 (65.90%) Digital Marketing
7 89 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 54 (20.69%) C#
9 54 (20.69%) .NET
10 44 (16.86%) MVC
11 43 (16.48%) DV Cleared
12 42 (16.09%) Project Management
13 41 (15.71%) Scrum
14 36 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET
15 33 (12.64%) SOAP
15 33 (12.64%) SC Cleared
16 30 (11.49%) HTML
17 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
17 29 (11.11%) AngularJS
17 29 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (10.34%) SQL
19 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
20 25 (9.58%) CSS
20 25 (9.58%) Degree

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 13 (4.98%) CMS
2 9 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) IIS
3 5 (1.92%) Kentico
3 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) Windchill
4 2 (0.77%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.77%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (5.75%) SAP CO
2 15 (5.75%) SAP FI
2 15 (5.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (3.83%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.92%) Maximo
4 5 (1.92%) SAP FI-AP
4 5 (1.92%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.77%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.77%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.77%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.38%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) Office 365
2 6 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.83%) VPN
2 7 (2.68%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.68%) Unified Communications
3 6 (2.30%) ISDN
4 3 (1.15%) DNS
4 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 3 (1.15%) Intranet
5 2 (0.77%) IPsec
5 2 (0.77%) Network Security
5 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.77%) SCCP
5 2 (0.77%) Skype
5 2 (0.77%) VLAN
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) HTTP
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.53%) MySQL
3 4 (1.53%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.15%) Big Data
4 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.15%) Snowflake Schema
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) DB2
5 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (5.75%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.83%) Cucumber
3 10 (3.83%) Selenium
3 10 (3.83%) SoapUI
3 10 (3.83%) WebDriver
4 9 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (2.30%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.92%) Maven
6 5 (1.92%) NuGet
7 4 (1.53%) GitLab
7 4 (1.53%) PhpStorm
8 2 (0.77%) JIRA
8 2 (0.77%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.77%) Subversion
8 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 189 (72.41%) Finance
2 174 (66.67%) Electronics
2 174 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 172 (65.90%) Marketing
4 13 (4.98%) Military
5 10 (3.83%) Aerospace
6 9 (3.45%) Automotive
6 9 (3.45%) Retail
7 6 (2.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (23.37%) Developer
2 36 (13.79%) Analyst
3 27 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 26 (9.96%) .NET Developer
5 25 (9.58%) Consultant
6 20 (7.66%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (5.75%) CRM Developer
8 13 (4.98%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
9 11 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.83%) Architect
10 10 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (3.83%) QA Tester
10 10 (3.83%) Software QA Tester
10 10 (3.83%) Software Tester
10 10 (3.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.69%) .NET
2 33 (12.64%) ASP.NET
2 33 (12.64%) SOAP
3 30 (11.49%) HTML
4 29 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 29 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (9.58%) CSS
7 24 (9.20%) jQuery
8 23 (8.81%) JSON
9 21 (8.05%) REST
10 20 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.07%) RESTful
11 8 (3.07%) Web Services
11 8 (3.07%) XML
12 6 (2.30%) Angular 2
12 6 (2.30%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.92%) Entity Framework
13 5 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.68%) User Experience
6 6 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.53%) FMCG
8 4 (1.53%) iPad
8 4 (1.53%) iPhone
9 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) PKI
10 2 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.77%) NHS
10 2 (0.77%) SCADA
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.51%) Windows
2 14 (5.36%) Linux
3 12 (4.60%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.21%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (69.35%) Programme Management
2 176 (67.43%) Business Intelligence
3 172 (65.90%) Digital Marketing
4 89 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.86%) MVC
6 42 (16.09%) Project Management
7 41 (15.71%) Scrum
8 28 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (9.20%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.66%) OO
11 19 (7.28%) ITIL
12 18 (6.90%) CRM
12 18 (6.90%) OOD
13 15 (5.75%) Release Management
14 14 (5.36%) Migration
15 13 (4.98%) SDLC
16 11 (4.21%) BDD
16 11 (4.21%) Change Management
16 11 (4.21%) DevOps
16 11 (4.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (20.69%) C#
2 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 27 (10.34%) SQL
4 18 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.07%) Java
6 5 (1.92%) VB
7 4 (1.53%) PHP
8 3 (1.15%) C++
8 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.77%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.77%) R
9 2 (0.77%) Ruby
9 2 (0.77%) VB6
10 1 (0.38%) Ada
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 43 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 33 (12.64%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.58%) Degree
5 15 (5.75%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.45%) CISSP
7 8 (3.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 7 (2.68%) CLAS
8 7 (2.68%) HND
8 7 (2.68%) NVQ Level 4
9 6 (2.30%) CISM
9 6 (2.30%) IISP
10 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.53%) PMP
11 2 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.77%) GIAC
11 2 (0.77%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.77%) MCSE
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 9 (3.45%) JSP 440
3 8 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.92%) PSD2
6 3 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.77%) GDPR
7 2 (0.77%) PMO
8 1 (0.38%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.30%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.38%) XenApp
3 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) AirWatch
1 5 (1.92%) SCCM
2 3 (1.15%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 198 (75.86%) SAP
2 36 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.81%) Oracle
4 10 (3.83%) Cisco
5 7 (2.68%) VMware
6 4 (1.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.15%) F5
7 3 (1.15%) McAfee
7 3 (1.15%) Workday
8 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.77%) Citrix
8 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.77%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.77%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.77%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.77%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.77%) Siemens
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Juniper