The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - 182 209
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.086% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £90 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -86.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £593 £495 £363
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +36.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £30.00
PDM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3012 3900 4644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.58% 84.23% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 3110 3488
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 52
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDM across the City of London region.

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London