The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £443 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +15.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £48.70 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +70.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 412 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.78% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 254 145
Average daily rate £375 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham