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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manufacturing
England / South West
Rank 47 60 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 101 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.95% 2.96% 2.52%
As % of the General category 12.02% 9.26% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 60
Median daily rate £375 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.09 £24.70 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.35 £60.67 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.81%  

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 840 918 994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.89% 32.02% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 631 669
Median daily rate £380 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -9.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 64 29
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £57.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Bristol -3 27 £355 -5.33% 28
Wiltshire +17 24 £425 +77.08% 14
Somerset +6 20 £375 +4.16% 6
Gloucestershire +6 13 £375 - 12
Devon -6 1 £475 +46.15%
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 154 (78.97%) Finance
2 152 (77.95%) Programme Management
3 146 (74.87%) SAP
4 140 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
5 139 (71.28%) Electronics
6 137 (70.26%) Marketing
7 136 (69.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 136 (69.74%) Digital Marketing
7 136 (69.74%) Telecoms
8 85 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (22.56%) Security Cleared
10 43 (22.05%) SQL
11 39 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 36 (18.46%) MVC
13 35 (17.95%) C#
14 33 (16.92%) Scrum
15 32 (16.41%) .NET
16 30 (15.38%) Java
16 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 30 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 28 (14.36%) Project Management
18 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
18 26 (13.33%) JSON
19 25 (12.82%) HTML
20 23 (11.79%) CSS
20 23 (11.79%) SOAP
20 23 (11.79%) Oracle
21 21 (10.77%) SharePoint
21 21 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 20 (10.26%) SQL Server

Manufacturing
Top Related 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 21 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.69%) Mule
2 15 (7.69%) Mule ESB
3 11 (5.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.59%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.56%) Apache
6 4 (2.05%) Confluence
7 3 (1.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.51%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) Railo
9 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Project
2 9 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.03%) Windchill
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 136 (69.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 2 (1.03%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.03%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.51%) Primavera
4 1 (0.51%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (3.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) DNS
2 3 (1.54%) LAN
2 3 (1.54%) Network Security
2 3 (1.54%) VLAN
2 3 (1.54%) VPN
2 3 (1.54%) WAN
2 3 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.03%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) Extranet
3 2 (1.03%) Skype
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.51%) DCCP
4 1 (0.51%) DHCP
4 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.54%) Big Data
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Selenium
2 10 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 10 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.62%) JIRA
3 9 (4.62%) WebDriver
4 8 (4.10%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.59%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.08%) Maven
7 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.54%) JUnit
10 2 (1.03%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) Grunt
10 2 (1.03%) Subversion
10 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 154 (78.97%) Finance
2 139 (71.28%) Electronics
3 137 (70.26%) Marketing
4 136 (69.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 5 (2.56%) Advertising
7 4 (2.05%) Military
8 3 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.03%) Automotive
9 2 (1.03%) Banking
9 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Games
10 1 (0.51%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (29.74%) Developer
2 19 (9.74%) Java Developer
3 17 (8.72%) Consultant
4 15 (7.69%) Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 11 (5.64%) Angular Developer
7 11 (5.64%) C# Developer
7 11 (5.64%) Tester
8 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.13%) QA Tester
8 10 (5.13%) Software QA Tester
8 10 (5.13%) Software Tester
9 9 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (4.62%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 32 (16.41%) .NET
3 26 (13.33%) JSON
4 25 (12.82%) HTML
5 23 (11.79%) CSS
5 23 (11.79%) SOAP
6 21 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (9.23%) jQuery
7 18 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (9.23%) Spring
7 18 (9.23%) XML
8 16 (8.21%) Apache Camel
9 15 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 15 (7.69%) Ember.js
9 15 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 15 (7.69%) JPA
9 15 (7.69%) Spring Integration
9 15 (7.69%) Spring MVC
10 13 (6.67%) REST
11 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.56%) FMCG
1 5 (2.56%) User Experience
2 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.54%) AS400
2 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
2 3 (1.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.54%) FlexPod
2 3 (1.54%) iSeries
3 2 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.03%) NHS
3 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.03%) Wiki
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.51%) iPhone
4 1 (0.51%) Life Science
4 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.13%) Linux
2 8 (4.10%) Windows
3 7 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.54%) Unix
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) CentOS
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (77.95%) Programme Management
2 140 (71.79%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (69.74%) Digital Marketing
4 85 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (18.46%) MVC
6 33 (16.92%) Scrum
7 28 (14.36%) Project Management
8 18 (9.23%) Integration Testing
9 16 (8.21%) OO
10 15 (7.69%) BDD
11 13 (6.67%) OOD
11 13 (6.67%) Project Planning
12 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 11 (5.64%) SDLC
13 11 (5.64%) Test Scripting
14 10 (5.13%) Compatibility Testing
14 10 (5.13%) ITIL
14 10 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.05%) SQL
2 35 (17.95%) C#
3 30 (15.38%) Java
4 26 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.59%) C++
7 5 (2.56%) Python
8 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.54%) Ada
9 3 (1.54%) Ruby
9 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.03%) C
10 2 (1.03%) Perl
10 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) ABAP
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (22.56%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.56%) Degree
5 4 (2.05%) ISEB
5 4 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.54%) MCSE
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.03%) CISA
7 2 (1.03%) CISSP
7 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CISM
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
2 7 (3.59%) PMO
3 3 (1.54%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) GxP
5 1 (0.51%) MISRA
5 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.54%) WSUS
2 2 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Kibana
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 146 (74.87%) SAP
2 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.79%) Oracle
4 6 (3.08%) NetApp
5 5 (2.56%) HP
5 5 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.05%) IBM
6 4 (2.05%) VMware
7 3 (1.54%) Cisco
7 3 (1.54%) CommVault
7 3 (1.54%) Epicor
8 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.51%) Apple
9 1 (0.51%) Baan
9 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.51%) F5
9 1 (0.51%) hybris
9 1 (0.51%) Infor
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
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