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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 587 540 559
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +19
Contract jobs citing PDM 19 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.064% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.087% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 7
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£430 £450 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £386 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £559 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Average hourly rate £25.34 £56.16 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £52.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.07 £57.02 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.34 £56.16 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-54.88% -6.40%

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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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
Top 30 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 September 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 -53 16 £457 +1.55% 9
London 0 6 £500 -5.21%
South East -12 3 £367 -13.64% 4
City of London +26 2 £650 +18.18%
East of England - 2 £300 - 2
Berkshire +10 1 £250 -28.57% 4
Surrey +2 1 £484 -14.78%
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 - -
South West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North Wales - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (43.14%) PLM
2 21 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 19 (37.25%) CAD
4 18 (35.29%) Migration
5 17 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (29.41%) SAP
7 14 (27.45%) Time Management
7 14 (27.45%) Data Management
7 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Requirements Management
7 14 (27.45%) Validation
7 14 (27.45%) Automotive
7 14 (27.45%) DELMIA
8 12 (23.53%) Business Transformation
8 12 (23.53%) ENOVIA
9 8 (15.69%) ERP
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.76%) Finance
12 5 (9.80%) Degree
12 5 (9.80%) UML
12 5 (9.80%) SQL
12 5 (9.80%) Use Case
13 4 (7.84%) MS Office
13 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.84%) HP
13 4 (7.84%) MS Excel

PDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Windchill
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (3.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (3.92%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (27.45%) DELMIA
2 12 (23.53%) ENOVIA
3 2 (3.92%) SAP PLM
3 2 (3.92%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) DataStage
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) ERwin
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Developer 2000
General
1 21 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 14 (27.45%) Automotive
3 6 (11.76%) Finance
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Front Office
6 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.96%) Back Office
7 1 (1.96%) German Language
7 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Applications Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Database Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (1.96%) Programmer
6 1 (1.96%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Data Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) ADO
1 2 (3.92%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) PMI
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) AS400
3 2 (3.92%) PDA
3 2 (3.92%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) OS/400
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) PLM
2 21 (41.18%) Project Management
3 19 (37.25%) CAD
4 18 (35.29%) Migration
5 17 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 14 (27.45%) Validation
6 14 (27.45%) Time Management
6 14 (27.45%) Data Management
6 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Requirements Management
7 12 (23.53%) Business Transformation
8 8 (15.69%) ERP
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.80%) UML
10 5 (9.80%) Use Case
11 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.88%) Quality Management
12 3 (5.88%) Change Management
12 3 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) RPG
3 2 (3.92%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.96%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PMP
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) HNC
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.92%) PTC
5 2 (3.92%) Netezza
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) Retek
6 1 (1.96%) Siemens
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
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