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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - - 204
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-69.41% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-16.50% -4.76%
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
2874 4439 4783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.16% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3493 3602
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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