Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 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
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 90 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 -36 +31
Contract jobs citing Manufacturing 116 117 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.72% 2.29% 3.40%
As % of the General category 8.72% 7.52% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 82 64
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £381 £350 £295
90th Percentile £575 £674 £593
England median daily rate £480 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.44% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £26.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.81% +7.52% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24.25 £20.09 £22.34
90th Percentile £42.25 £43.38 £41.16
England median hourly rate £23.22 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -33.67% -5.41% +14.73%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,330 1,555 1,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.20% 30.37% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 875 969
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £229
90th Percentile £615 £588 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 105 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -25.00% +46.67%
10th Percentile £13.54 £11.30 £12.15
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £48.50
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.61 £21.90
% change year-on-year +1.72% +3.24% +4.29%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Coventry +38 62 £475 -20.83% 22
Birmingham -12 20 £450 -25.00% 48
Warwickshire -10 6 £525 -2.33% 23
Shropshire +20 5 £680 - 6
Staffordshire +9 2 £545 - 27
Herefordshire +7 1 £600 +37.14% 2
Wolverhampton +3 1 £625 +24.19% 7
Halesowen - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £450 - 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 87 (75.00%) SAP
2 28 (24.14%) Project Management
3 27 (23.28%) Finance
4 23 (19.83%) SAP QM
5 20 (17.24%) BAPI
6 19 (16.38%) Telecoms
7 18 (15.52%) SAP MM
7 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 17 (14.66%) Public Sector
8 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.66%) PMP
9 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (12.93%) Migration
10 14 (12.07%) Electronics
10 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
11 13 (11.21%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
11 13 (11.21%) Marketing
11 13 (11.21%) SAP WM
12 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
13 10 (8.62%) ERP
13 10 (8.62%) Data Modelling
13 10 (8.62%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.76%) Azure
14 9 (7.76%) JIRA
14 9 (7.76%) Logistics
14 9 (7.76%) Quality Management
14 9 (7.76%) SAP PP
14 9 (7.76%) HP

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 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 23 (19.83%) SAP QM
2 18 (15.52%) SAP MM
3 13 (11.21%) SAP WM
4 9 (7.76%) SAP PP
5 5 (4.31%) SAP ERP
6 3 (2.59%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.86%) DELMIA
8 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.86%) SAP PLM
8 1 (0.86%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Azure
2 3 (2.59%) AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Power Platform
2 3 (2.59%) SaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.86%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Firewall
1 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.86%) ICMP
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) RS-232
2 1 (0.86%) SAN
2 1 (0.86%) Skype
2 1 (0.86%) SNMP
2 1 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.86%) Telnet
2 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.86%) VoIP
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Big Data
3 3 (2.59%) Power BI
4 2 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (1.72%) QlikView
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) DB2
5 1 (0.86%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) Selenium
2 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.66%) Public Sector
4 14 (12.07%) Electronics
5 13 (11.21%) Marketing
6 6 (5.17%) Retail
7 4 (3.45%) Automotive
8 2 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Front Office
9 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) Consultant
2 25 (21.55%) Project Manager
3 24 (20.69%) Analyst
4 20 (17.24%) SAP Manager
5 19 (16.38%) SAP Analyst
6 18 (15.52%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (15.52%) SAP Project Manager
7 14 (12.07%) Functional Analyst
7 14 (12.07%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 10 (8.62%) Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Functional Consultant
10 8 (6.90%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 7 (6.03%) SAP MM Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) SAP PP Consultant
11 7 (6.03%) Test Leader
12 6 (5.17%) Logistics Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) SAP Logistics Analyst
12 6 (5.17%) SAP WM Analyst
13 5 (4.31%) Quality Analyst
13 5 (4.31%) Quality Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) BAPI
2 8 (6.90%) EDI
3 4 (3.45%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (0.86%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) CSS
6 1 (0.86%) CSS3
6 1 (0.86%) Flash
6 1 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.86%) Middleware
6 1 (0.86%) NgRx
6 1 (0.86%) RESTful
6 1 (0.86%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.59%) NHS
4 2 (1.72%) Life Science
4 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.86%) AS400
5 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) HACMP
5 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.03%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Solaris
3 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.86%) AIX
4 1 (0.86%) Unix
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Project Management
2 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.93%) Migration
5 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 13 (11.21%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
7 10 (8.62%) Data Migration
7 10 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 10 (8.62%) ERP
8 9 (7.76%) Logistics
8 9 (7.76%) Quality Management
8 9 (7.76%) Test Strategy
9 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
9 8 (6.90%) Test Management
9 8 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.03%) SQL
2 4 (3.45%) C#
2 4 (3.45%) Python
3 3 (2.59%) ABAP
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.86%) C++
5 1 (0.86%) Korn
5 1 (0.86%) Perl
5 1 (0.86%) PHP
5 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) PMP
2 4 (3.45%) ISEB
2 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.59%) CBAP
3 3 (2.59%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) IIBA
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) HNC
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) JTAG
3 1 (0.86%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) HP ALM
1 8 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.72%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (75.00%) SAP
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.76%) HP
4 4 (3.45%) Tableau
5 3 (2.59%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.72%) Ariba
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco
6 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
7 1 (0.86%) CA
7 1 (0.86%) Epicor
7 1 (0.86%) Google
7 1 (0.86%) Lotus
7 1 (0.86%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.86%) NetApp
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.86%) VMware