The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 30 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.

Manufacturing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 83 54
Rank change year-on-year +42 -29  
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 80 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.56% 1.81% 2.85%
As % of the General category 12.38% 7.03% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 29
Median daily rate £428 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -18.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.32 £18.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £23.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year - +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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 646 711 762
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.71% 25.69% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 409 391
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 58
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.81 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.70% -31.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Coventry +21 27 £456 +7.35% 4
Birmingham +12 12 £425 +13.33% 13
Warwickshire -1 12 £438 +45.83% 6
Wolverhampton +4 3 £363 -29.26%
Worcestershire +3 2 £325 +209.52% 1
Staffordshire +3 1 £440 +25.71% 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 44 (25.73%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Automotive
3 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.71%) SAP
5 31 (18.13%) Project Management
6 30 (17.54%) Microsoft
7 27 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (13.45%) Dynamics AX
9 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (11.70%) CRM
11 19 (11.11%) Degree
12 18 (10.53%) ERP
12 18 (10.53%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (8.77%) C#
14 14 (8.19%) CSS
14 14 (8.19%) Retail
15 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
16 12 (7.02%) Change Management
16 12 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (7.02%) HTML
16 12 (7.02%) Marketing
16 12 (7.02%) Programme Management
16 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
17 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
17 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (6.43%) Public Cloud
17 11 (6.43%) Business Development
17 11 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) ArchestrA
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (13.45%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (4.68%) Primavera
4 7 (4.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.75%) Sage 1000
5 3 (1.75%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.75%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.17%) SAP CAR
6 2 (1.17%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.17%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.58%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.58%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.58%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP POS DM
7 1 (0.58%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) Network Security
2 4 (2.34%) SAN
3 2 (1.17%) Firewall
3 2 (1.17%) Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) 3G
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) RS-232
4 1 (0.58%) RS-485
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) Power BI
2 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.17%) GIS
3 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.17%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.58%) Moq
3 1 (0.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 44 (25.73%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Automotive
3 14 (8.19%) Retail
4 12 (7.02%) Marketing
5 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.09%) Electronics
7 6 (3.51%) Advertising
8 4 (2.34%) Aerospace
8 4 (2.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (25.73%) Architect
2 28 (16.37%) Analyst
3 25 (14.62%) Developer
4 18 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.02%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.43%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 11 (6.43%) IT Manager
8 10 (5.85%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Consultant
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Category Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Junior
11 5 (2.92%) Sales Manager
11 5 (2.92%) Senior Architect
12 4 (2.34%) Business IT Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) Commercial Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) IT Analyst
12 4 (2.34%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.19%) CSS
2 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
2 12 (7.02%) HTML
3 10 (5.85%) CSS3
3 10 (5.85%) HTML5
4 4 (2.34%) .NET
4 4 (2.34%) XML
5 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.75%) jQuery
5 3 (1.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.17%) Middleware
6 2 (1.17%) Spring
6 2 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.17%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.58%) SOAP
7 1 (0.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.51%) FMCG
5 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.34%) SCADA
6 4 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.58%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.58%) iSeries
8 1 (0.58%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.26%) Windows
2 6 (3.51%) Linux
3 2 (1.17%) Unix
3 2 (1.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.58%) HPUX
4 1 (0.58%) SUSE
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.13%) Project Management
3 27 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (11.70%) CRM
5 18 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 18 (10.53%) ERP
6 15 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.02%) Change Management
7 12 (7.02%) Programme Management
8 11 (6.43%) Business Development
8 11 (6.43%) Logistics
8 11 (6.43%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.85%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.26%) ITIL
10 9 (5.26%) Line Management
10 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.26%) Migration
10 9 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.77%) C#
2 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.85%) X++
4 9 (5.26%) SQL
5 5 (2.92%) Java
6 3 (1.75%) COBOL
6 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.17%) ABAP
7 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.17%) PHP
7 2 (1.17%) Python
7 2 (1.17%) VB
7 2 (1.17%) VBA
7 2 (1.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Go
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.58%) CCNA
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ISEB
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.58%) PMP
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.26%) PMO
2 7 (4.09%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) SAP
2 30 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.09%) IBM
4 6 (3.51%) VMware
5 5 (2.92%) HP
6 4 (2.34%) Ariba
6 4 (2.34%) Dell
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 3 (1.75%) Infor
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle
7 3 (1.75%) Progress
7 3 (1.75%) Sage
8 2 (1.17%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco
8 2 (1.17%) EMC
8 2 (1.17%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.17%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) NCR
9 1 (0.58%) NetApp
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