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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 625 618 595
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing PDM 17 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.034% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £475 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £580 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £550 £460
% change year-on-year
-65.45% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.56 £36.00 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.66% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £36.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.04 £41.60 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £36.00 £30.15
% change year-on-year
-45.66% +19.40%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

PDM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Top 14 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 25 June 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 +6 15 £350 -36.36% 1
West Midlands - 6 £190 -
London +13 5 £475 -17.39% 1
South East +7 3 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £250 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £130 -
Midlands - 1 - -

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 15 (45.45%) Data Management
2 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (30.30%) PLM
3 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) Change Management
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Logistics
7 6 (18.18%) C
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.15%) Siemens
8 5 (15.15%) CAD
8 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Teamcenter
9 4 (12.12%) Information Management
9 4 (12.12%) PMP
9 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.12%) Middleware
10 3 (9.09%) PTC Creo
10 3 (9.09%) SAP MII

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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project
1 3 (9.09%) PTC Creo
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Siemens NX
2 2 (6.06%) Windchill
3 1 (3.03%) CATIA
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Teamcenter
2 3 (9.09%) SAP MII
2 3 (9.09%) SAP SRM
3 2 (6.06%) ENOVIA
3 2 (6.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (3.03%) DELMIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ERwin
1 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (15.15%) Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Automotive
6 2 (6.06%) Advertising
6 2 (6.06%) Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (6.06%) Private Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Front Office
7 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Architect
1 9 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Coordinator
2 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Logistics Coordinator
4 3 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 3 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) JDE Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Master Data Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Trainer
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Master Data Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior CAD Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) EDI
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) JMS
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) WS-I
3 2 (6.06%) XBRL
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Data Management
2 10 (30.30%) PLM
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) Logistics
5 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.15%) CAD
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.15%) Quality Management
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Information Management
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Change Control
7 3 (9.09%) Lean Manufacturing
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.12%) PMP
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.06%) HNC
4 2 (6.06%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) MiFID
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Siemens
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) Ariba
5 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
6 2 (6.06%) hybris
6 2 (6.06%) Informatica
6 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
6 2 (6.06%) Talend
7 1 (3.03%) ANSYS
7 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) PTC