The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 562 516 545
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Contract jobs citing PDM 21 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.084% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 8
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £54.58 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.77% +29.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £54.58 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-51.90% +29.95%
PDM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in England

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in England

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in England

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the England region.

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in England

PDM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 4 £650 +33.33% 1
East of England - 3 £300 -
South East -12 2 £363 -9.37%
South West - 2 - - 1
North West - - - - 1
PDM
UK

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PDM 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 PDM.

1 25 (53.19%) PLM
2 20 (42.55%) Project Management
3 18 (38.30%) Migration
4 17 (36.17%) Manufacturing
4 17 (36.17%) CAD
5 16 (34.04%) SAP
6 15 (31.91%) Data Architecture
7 14 (29.79%) Time Management
7 14 (29.79%) Data Management
7 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
7 14 (29.79%) Requirements Management
7 14 (29.79%) Validation
7 14 (29.79%) Automotive
7 14 (29.79%) DELMIA
8 12 (25.53%) ENOVIA
8 12 (25.53%) Business Transformation
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
10 5 (10.64%) Use Case
10 5 (10.64%) PMI
10 5 (10.64%) PMP
10 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
10 5 (10.64%) SQL
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.64%) UML
11 4 (8.51%) ERP
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.51%) HP
11 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.51%) Windchill

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PDM 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 PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Windchill
2 3 (6.38%) CATIA
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (29.79%) DELMIA
2 12 (25.53%) ENOVIA
3 3 (6.38%) SAP PLM
4 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) DataStage
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
General
1 17 (36.17%) Manufacturing
2 14 (29.79%) Automotive
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) German Language
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
6 1 (2.13%) Finance
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Project Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) ADO
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) PMI
2 2 (4.26%) PDA
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) PLM
2 20 (42.55%) Project Management
3 18 (38.30%) Migration
4 17 (36.17%) CAD
5 15 (31.91%) Data Architecture
6 14 (29.79%) Time Management
6 14 (29.79%) Data Management
6 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
6 14 (29.79%) Requirements Management
6 14 (29.79%) Validation
7 12 (25.53%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.64%) Use Case
8 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.64%) UML
9 4 (8.51%) ERP
9 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.38%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) PMP
2 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Retek
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) Netezza
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) Siemens
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago