The first table below looks at the demand for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 22 July 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 542 532 566
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs citing PDM 30 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.067% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.092% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 12
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£400 £460 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £630 £835
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.87% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £54.58 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.90% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.36 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.46 £56.54 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £54.58 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-51.90% -12.67%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39338 37094 40713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.94% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24409 22472 23326
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1062 1420
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDM
Daily Rate Trend

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PDM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

PDM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
England -12 26 £400 -12.08% 5
South West - 3 - - 1
South East -16 2 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England - 2 £300 - 1
North West -9 1 - -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
North Wales - - - - 2
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Poole - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Denbighshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Flintshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 2

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (45.45%) PLM
2 21 (38.18%) Project Management
3 18 (32.73%) CAD
3 18 (32.73%) Manufacturing
3 18 (32.73%) Data Management
4 17 (30.91%) Migration
5 16 (29.09%) Data Architecture
6 14 (25.45%) Time Management
6 14 (25.45%) Automotive
7 13 (23.64%) Validation
7 13 (23.64%) DELMIA
7 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
7 13 (23.64%) Requirements Management
7 13 (23.64%) SAP
8 11 (20.00%) Business Transformation
8 11 (20.00%) ENOVIA
9 9 (16.36%) ERP
10 8 (14.55%) Degree
11 7 (12.73%) PMI
11 7 (12.73%) PMP
11 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
11 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
11 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
11 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.91%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
13 5 (9.09%) UML
13 5 (9.09%) Oracle
13 5 (9.09%) Use Case

PDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Windchill
2 4 (7.27%) CATIA
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) Simulink
4 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 13 (23.64%) DELMIA
2 11 (20.00%) ENOVIA
3 2 (3.64%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) DataStage
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Developer 2000
2 1 (1.82%) Toad
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (32.73%) Manufacturing
2 14 (25.45%) Automotive
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 3 (5.45%) German Language
5 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Project Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Database Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Junior
9 1 (1.82%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) ADO
2 2 (3.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) PMI
2 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) PDA
4 2 (3.64%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.82%) UNIX
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) PLM
2 21 (38.18%) Project Management
3 18 (32.73%) CAD
3 18 (32.73%) Data Management
4 17 (30.91%) Migration
5 16 (29.09%) Data Architecture
6 14 (25.45%) Time Management
7 13 (23.64%) Validation
7 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
7 13 (23.64%) Requirements Management
8 11 (20.00%) Business Transformation
9 9 (16.36%) ERP
10 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.91%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.09%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) Use Case
12 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Python
2 3 (5.45%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) Perl
2 3 (5.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) PMP
2 7 (12.73%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) SAP
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Netezza
5 2 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Retek
6 1 (1.82%) Siemens
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) SolidWorks
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