The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 593 535 540
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +5
Contract jobs citing PDM 22 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.065% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.088% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 8
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£450 £525 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £379 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £34.09 £54.58 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.55% +81.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £52.65 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.82 £57.10 £66.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £54.58 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.55% +81.93%

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 October 2014.

PDM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Top 28 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 October 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 -37 21 £467 -1.68% 6
London +20 11 £472 -25.37%
Cheshire - 5 £450 - 1
North West - 5 £450 - 2
City of London - 3 £650 -
South East -20 2 £484 +13.88%
Surrey +1 1 £484 -14.78%
East of England - 1 - - 3
Wales - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 19 (36.54%) Manufacturing
2 17 (32.69%) PLM
2 17 (32.69%) CAD
3 16 (30.77%) Project Management
4 15 (28.85%) Data Architecture
4 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (26.92%) Migration
5 14 (26.92%) SAP
6 12 (23.08%) Validation
6 12 (23.08%) Automotive
6 12 (23.08%) DELMIA
6 12 (23.08%) Data Management
6 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Requirements Management
6 12 (23.08%) Time Management
7 11 (21.15%) Business Transformation
7 11 (21.15%) ENOVIA
8 8 (15.38%) ERP
8 8 (15.38%) SLA
9 7 (13.46%) ETL
9 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
9 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
10 6 (11.54%) Workflow
10 6 (11.54%) Finance
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) SAS
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.62%) OLAP
12 4 (7.69%) SQL

PDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (9.62%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Windchill
2 2 (3.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.92%) CATIA
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (23.08%) DELMIA
2 11 (21.15%) ENOVIA
3 2 (3.85%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.92%) SAP PLM
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) OLAP
2 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.85%) DataStage
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ERwin
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Developer 2000
General
1 19 (36.54%) Manufacturing
2 12 (23.08%) Automotive
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Front Office
6 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.85%) Dutch Language
6 2 (3.85%) German Language
7 1 (1.92%) Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Legal
7 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Architect
3 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.77%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Database Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 1 (1.92%) PMO Lead
7 1 (1.92%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Configuration Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.92%) TIBCO Architect
7 1 (1.92%) AS400 Developer
7 1 (1.92%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Functional Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Bid Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Social Network
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) AS400
4 2 (3.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) OS/400
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) PLM
1 17 (32.69%) CAD
2 16 (30.77%) Project Management
3 15 (28.85%) Data Architecture
4 14 (26.92%) Migration
5 12 (23.08%) Validation
5 12 (23.08%) Data Management
5 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Requirements Management
5 12 (23.08%) Time Management
6 11 (21.15%) Business Transformation
7 8 (15.38%) ERP
8 7 (13.46%) ETL
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) Workflow
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) UML
11 4 (7.69%) Change Management
11 4 (7.69%) Use Case
11 4 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) RPG
2 2 (3.85%) RPG IV
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.92%) HNC
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Retek
3 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.85%) PTC
3 2 (3.85%) Netezza
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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