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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 181 199 192
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing PLM 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.022% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£575 - £484
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 - £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £296 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.58% -15.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PLM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PLM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PLM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PLM.

1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) GxP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Robot
3 1 (16.67%) CAD

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PLM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PLM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP