The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 544 504 519
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Contract jobs citing PDM 22 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 24
Average daily rate £410 £463 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% +1.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £392 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +98.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +98.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
PDM
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 12 £600 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -5 2 - - 2
East of England -31 2 £400 -11.11%
South East -15 1 £410 -8.88% 2
PDM
UK

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (41.38%) PLM
2 11 (37.93%) Data Management
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) PMI
5 6 (20.69%) PMP
5 6 (20.69%) PMI Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) CAD
6 5 (17.24%) Windchill
6 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) MS Project
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) Perl
8 3 (10.34%) PHP
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) MySQL
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Python

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Windchill
2 4 (13.79%) MS Project
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) CATIA
4 2 (6.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP PLM
1 2 (6.90%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.34%) German Language
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) PMI
2 2 (6.90%) PDA
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) PLM
2 11 (37.93%) Data Management
3 9 (31.03%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.24%) CAD
5 5 (17.24%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.90%) CAE
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) PMP
2 6 (20.69%) PMI Certification
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.45%) HNC
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) SolidWorks
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Siemens
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
Bath
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €1000 per day
Posted: 22 days ago