The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of PTC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PTC over the 3 months to 30 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Parametric Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PTC
Rank 593 567 546
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Contract jobs citing PTC 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.009% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £31.44 - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 - £35.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22710 22144 21588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.84% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 12515 12014
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1010 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

PTC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PTC Jobs Demand Trend in England

PTC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PTC Daily Rate Trend in England

PTC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PTC Hourly Rate Trend in England

PTC
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 PTC within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
West Midlands - 3 - -
London -1 1 - -
South East - 1 £330 -
PTC
UK

PTC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PTC 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 PTC.

1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 3 (27.27%) Windchill
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) SAP MM
3 2 (18.18%) Autodesk
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) PDM
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) ABAP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle

PTC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PTC 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 PTC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Windchill
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (9.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (9.09%) PTC Creo
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP MM
2 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
2 1 (9.09%) ENOVIA
2 1 (9.09%) SAP PLM
2 1 (9.09%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FlexRay
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Military
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP MM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CAN bus
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PLM
2 2 (18.18%) PDM
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) SysML
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Factor Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Autodesk
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Northgate
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix