The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Manufacturing over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Lean Manufacturing
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 642 637
Contract jobs citing Lean Manufacturing 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.020% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £425
% change year-on-year - +41.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Lean Manufacturing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Lean Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Lean Manufacturing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing.

1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) NCR
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Lean Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Support
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NCR
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle