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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - 160 210
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.088% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £90 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -78.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £580 £467
% change year-on-year
-11.63% +24.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £33.71 £34.09
% change year-on-year
-60.69% -1.10%
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
2818 2875 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.33% 83.92% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2303 3677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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