The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 172 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing PLM 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.090% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.11% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £426 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -34.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £450 £468
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £31.72 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+27.67% -16.08%
PLM
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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
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 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PLM
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 PLM across the City of London region.

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PLM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PLM.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) RDF
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JSON-LD
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) RDF
1 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) SPARQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth