The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 606 625 618
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing PDM 15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.036% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.045% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Median daily rate £538 £580 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.32% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £90 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £580 £467
% change year-on-year
-11.63% +24.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 £33.36 £34.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.27% -2.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.51 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.61 £44.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £33.36 £34.09
% change year-on-year
-60.27% -2.14%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 15 £538 -7.32% 2
London +12 7 £575 +64.28%
South East +26 4 - - 2
Bracknell - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Basildon - 3 £500 -
East of England - 3 £500 -
Essex - 3 £500 -
West Midlands -14 1 £600 +9.09%
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - 1 £600 -

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for PDM.

1 20 (62.50%) Data Management
2 10 (31.25%) SAP
2 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (25.00%) MS Office
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Validation
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Information Management
6 6 (18.75%) PLM
6 6 (18.75%) Marketing
6 6 (18.75%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
6 6 (18.75%) hybris
6 6 (18.75%) Data Governance
6 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
7 5 (15.63%) Logistics
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
9 3 (9.38%) Greenplum
9 3 (9.38%) Lean Manufacturing
9 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (9.38%) Netezza
9 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.38%) Teradata

PDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) PTC Creo
4 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Siemens NX
4 2 (6.25%) Windchill
5 1 (3.13%) CATIA
5 1 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Teamcenter
2 1 (3.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (3.13%) SAP GTS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MII
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Coordinator
2 5 (15.63%) Data Coordinator
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 4 (12.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) DBA
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Trainer
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) EDI
2 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
2 2 (6.25%) XBRL
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Data Management
2 8 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.75%) Data Governance
4 6 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Information Management
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) PLM
4 6 (18.75%) Validation
5 5 (15.63%) Logistics
6 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) CAD
7 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Lean Manufacturing
7 3 (9.38%) Parallel Processing
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) ABAP
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HNC
3 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) COREP
3 1 (3.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) hybris
4 3 (9.38%) Greenplum
4 3 (9.38%) Netezza
4 3 (9.38%) Talend
4 3 (9.38%) Teradata
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) ANSYS
6 1 (3.13%) Ariba
6 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) PTC
6 1 (3.13%) Xilinx