Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 25 July 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
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 184 169
Rank change year-on-year +61 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 1890 1564 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.99% 1.42% 1.48%
As % of the General category 5.07% 3.83% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1175 964 878
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +17.73% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 104 112
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.35% -6.03%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.63 £53.53 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £29.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year +21.19% -2.32% -4.13%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37273 40783 44745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.17% 37.10% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24379 26949 28168
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 959 1104
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.51% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £25.33
% change year-on-year -7.27% +8.57% +1.32%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England +62 1768 £450 +12.50% 443
UK excluding London +55 1362 £442 +17.73% 365
London +57 417 £500 +11.11% 96
Midlands +33 350 £429 +0.88% 67
North of England +50 292 £425 +26.87% 100
South West +30 257 £425 +13.33% 65
South East +1 211 £450 +16.13% 69
East of England +22 188 £513 +20.59% 43
East Midlands +14 185 £430 +10.97% 30
West Midlands +41 145 £425 -5.56% 35
North West +10 144 £400 +23.08% 60
Yorkshire +85 117 £450 +28.39% 32
Scotland +50 34 £500 +36.99% 6
North East +17 27 £329 +0.38% 8
Wales -10 20 £375 +3.02% 11
Northern Ireland -47 6 £350 -22.22% 5

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 1105 (58.47%) SAP
2 1023 (54.13%) Finance
3 865 (45.77%) Programme Management
4 817 (43.23%) Telecoms
5 809 (42.80%) Business Intelligence
6 805 (42.59%) Marketing
7 795 (42.06%) Electronics
8 783 (41.43%) Digital Marketing
9 489 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
10 347 (18.36%) Security Cleared
11 272 (14.39%) SC Cleared
12 237 (12.54%) Project Management
13 220 (11.64%) Microsoft
14 210 (11.11%) TDD
15 207 (10.95%) SQL
16 201 (10.63%) Oracle
17 195 (10.32%) ERP
18 190 (10.05%) Java
19 164 (8.68%) JSON
20 150 (7.94%) Scrum
21 149 (7.88%) DevOps
22 147 (7.78%) XML
23 144 (7.62%) Degree
23 144 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
24 139 (7.35%) Windows
25 138 (7.30%) Linux
26 124 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
27 123 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
28 120 (6.35%) SOA
29 119 (6.30%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 74 (3.92%) Mule
2 62 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 62 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 59 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 29 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 25 (1.32%) CMS
6 22 (1.16%) Confluence
7 17 (0.90%) Apache
8 16 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.69%) IIS
9 13 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.63%) Mule ESB
11 11 (0.58%) Drupal
11 11 (0.58%) nginx
12 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.53%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.48%) WinCC
Applications
1 76 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.69%) AutoCAD
7 12 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.11%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.053%) CATIA
10 1 (0.053%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.053%) InDesign
10 1 (0.053%) Simulink
10 1 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.053%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 63 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (1.90%) SAP CO
4 35 (1.85%) SAP FI
5 33 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 29 (1.53%) SAP ERP
7 28 (1.48%) SAP SD
8 27 (1.43%) Teamcenter
9 24 (1.27%) SAP PP
10 19 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (0.79%) SAP HR
12 15 (0.79%) SAP QM
13 14 (0.74%) NetSuite
13 14 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.63%) SAP MM
15 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (0.53%) SAP PM
16 9 (0.48%) Primavera
16 9 (0.48%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.64%) Office 365
4 24 (1.27%) GitHub
5 23 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (0.74%) G Suite
7 13 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.63%) IaaS
9 11 (0.58%) PaaS
9 11 (0.58%) SaaS
10 9 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.37%) AdWords
11 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 4 (0.21%) Boomi
13 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.21%) Yammer
14 3 (0.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.91%) Firewall
2 39 (2.06%) LAN
2 39 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 37 (1.96%) WAN
4 36 (1.90%) DNS
4 36 (1.90%) VPN
5 27 (1.43%) DHCP
6 23 (1.22%) Wireless
7 22 (1.16%) HTTP
8 21 (1.11%) SAN
9 18 (0.95%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.90%) VLAN
11 16 (0.85%) Network Security
12 15 (0.79%) Internet
12 15 (0.79%) Skype
12 15 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.69%) 3G
14 12 (0.63%) GPRS
14 12 (0.63%) GSM
14 12 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 53 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (2.43%) Big Data
5 40 (2.12%) Hadoop
5 40 (2.12%) RDBMS
6 37 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 35 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.06%) MySQL
10 18 (0.95%) Power BI
10 18 (0.95%) SAP BW
10 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.85%) HBase
12 15 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (0.74%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.58%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 108 (5.71%) Maven
2 81 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 74 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 50 (2.65%) JIRA
5 26 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 18 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.85%) Selenium
8 15 (0.79%) JUnit
9 12 (0.63%) Gradle
9 12 (0.63%) Grunt
9 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.58%) SoapUI
11 10 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
12 9 (0.48%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.48%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.42%) Artifactory
13 8 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.37%) Calabash
14 7 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 1023 (54.13%) Finance
2 817 (43.23%) Telecoms
3 805 (42.59%) Marketing
4 795 (42.06%) Electronics
5 99 (5.24%) Retail
6 91 (4.81%) Automotive
7 64 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.59%) Advertising
10 24 (1.27%) Billing
11 20 (1.06%) Legal
11 20 (1.06%) Military
12 15 (0.79%) Banking
13 13 (0.69%) French Language
14 11 (0.58%) Back Office
14 11 (0.58%) Publishing
15 10 (0.53%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.53%) Law
15 10 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 350 (18.52%) Developer
2 281 (14.87%) Consultant
3 226 (11.96%) Analyst
4 150 (7.94%) Project Manager
5 135 (7.14%) Architect
6 125 (6.61%) SAP Consultant
7 102 (5.40%) Business Analyst
8 66 (3.49%) Agile Developer
9 61 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 56 (2.96%) Integration Developer
11 53 (2.80%) Java Developer
12 51 (2.70%) SOA Developer
13 46 (2.43%) IT Manager
14 45 (2.38%) Senior Developer
15 40 (2.12%) C# Developer
16 38 (2.01%) SAP Manager
17 36 (1.90%) Administrator
18 35 (1.85%) .NET Developer
18 35 (1.85%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (8.68%) JSON
2 147 (7.78%) XML
3 119 (6.30%) .NET
4 116 (6.14%) Middleware
5 95 (5.03%) XSLT
6 93 (4.92%) HTML
6 93 (4.92%) Swagger
7 90 (4.76%) WireMock
8 79 (4.18%) Apache Camel
9 68 (3.60%) CSS
10 67 (3.54%) Web Services
11 61 (3.23%) AngularJS
12 53 (2.80%) REST
13 49 (2.59%) ASP.NET
14 42 (2.22%) RESTful
15 40 (2.12%) SOAP
16 39 (2.06%) Node.js
17 37 (1.96%) Spring
18 36 (1.90%) JSON Schema
19 35 (1.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 144 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
2 124 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (3.60%) Life Science
4 53 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.28%) User Experience
6 42 (2.22%) FMCG
7 37 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 34 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.22%) NHS
10 18 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 18 (0.95%) SCADA
11 17 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.69%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.69%) e-Learning
14 13 (0.69%) iPhone
14 13 (0.69%) PMI
15 12 (0.63%) Animation
15 12 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (7.35%) Windows
2 138 (7.30%) Linux
3 68 (3.60%) Unix
4 49 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.43%) Android
6 37 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 32 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.59%) Windows 10
10 28 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 21 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.63%) Solaris
13 12 (0.63%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.53%) AIX
14 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.37%) CentOS
16 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (45.77%) Programme Management
2 809 (42.80%) Business Intelligence
3 783 (41.43%) Digital Marketing
4 489 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (12.54%) Project Management
6 210 (11.11%) TDD
7 195 (10.32%) ERP
8 150 (7.94%) Scrum
9 149 (7.88%) DevOps
10 123 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 120 (6.35%) SOA
12 113 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 104 (5.50%) Migration
14 98 (5.19%) Logistics
15 95 (5.03%) Configuration Management
15 95 (5.03%) ITIL
16 87 (4.60%) Business Analysis
17 86 (4.55%) MVC
18 84 (4.44%) PRINCE2
19 82 (4.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (10.95%) SQL
2 190 (10.05%) Java
3 106 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 104 (5.50%) C#
5 93 (4.92%) XPath
6 81 (4.29%) Python
7 33 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 30 (1.59%) C
9 29 (1.53%) ABAP
10 28 (1.48%) Ruby
11 26 (1.38%) C++
11 26 (1.38%) PHP
11 26 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 18 (0.95%) VB
15 13 (0.69%) Go
16 11 (0.58%) R
17 10 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 347 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 272 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 144 (7.62%) Degree
4 55 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.01%) MCSE
9 18 (0.95%) PMP
10 17 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.85%) CISSP
12 15 (0.79%) ISEB
13 13 (0.69%) CISM
13 13 (0.69%) HND
14 12 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (0.63%) CCNA
14 12 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
14 12 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
16 10 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.12%) QA
2 32 (1.69%) PMO
3 20 (1.06%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.85%) GMP
4 16 (0.85%) SLA
5 15 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.37%) ISO 13485
8 6 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.32%) GDPR
8 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.26%) GAMP
10 4 (0.21%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.21%) GxP
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.16%) HL7
11 3 (0.16%) RMADS
12 2 (0.11%) GCP
12 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.70%) Docker
4 24 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.69%) vSphere
6 12 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.48%) HDFS
8 8 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.42%) XenApp
9 7 (0.37%) XenServer
10 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.16%) vCloud
12 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 71 (3.76%) Puppet
2 65 (3.44%) Ansible
3 54 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.95%) SCCM
6 17 (0.90%) AirWatch
7 16 (0.85%) Terraform
8 8 (0.42%) Kibana
8 8 (0.42%) logstash
8 8 (0.42%) Salt
9 7 (0.37%) MOM
9 7 (0.37%) WSUS
10 6 (0.32%) SCOM
10 6 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.26%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.26%) Grafana
11 5 (0.26%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.26%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1105 (58.47%) SAP
2 220 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 201 (10.63%) Oracle
4 88 (4.66%) VMware
5 64 (3.39%) WSO2
6 45 (2.38%) Cisco
7 33 (1.75%) Google
8 30 (1.59%) Citrix
9 29 (1.53%) HP
10 26 (1.38%) Siemens
11 23 (1.22%) JD Edwards
12 22 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.16%) ServiceNow
13 19 (1.01%) IBM
14 13 (0.69%) Adobe
14 13 (0.69%) Sage
15 12 (0.63%) Infor
15 12 (0.63%) MobileIron
15 12 (0.63%) Tableau
16 11 (0.58%) Dell
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