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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £54.58 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.55% +81.93%
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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
484 456 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.88% 69.94% 67.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 304 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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