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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 618 594 583
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing PDM 25 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.037% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 11
Median daily rate £450 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-69.41% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-16.50% -4.76%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 2016.

PDM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PDM
Top 19 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 31 May 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 +5 22 £450 +5.88% 2
London +13 8 £583 +94.16%
West Midlands -11 8 £130 -
Solihull - 4 £130 -
Bristol - 3 £71 -
South West - 3 £71 -
South East -20 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £583 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
North West -15 1 - -
Scotland -19 1 - -
Telford -32 1 - -
Shropshire -33 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 13 (40.63%) Data Management
2 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) PLM
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (18.75%) C
5 6 (18.75%) Logistics
6 5 (15.63%) Marketing
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Siemens
7 4 (12.50%) Middleware
7 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) PMP
7 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Information Management
8 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (9.38%) Change Control
8 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Coaching

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) PTC Creo
2 2 (6.25%) Windchill
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.13%) CATIA
3 1 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (3.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Teamcenter
2 2 (6.25%) ENOVIA
2 2 (6.25%) SAP MII
2 2 (6.25%) SAP SRM
3 1 (3.13%) DELMIA
3 1 (3.13%) Infor M3
3 1 (3.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Mart
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) ERwin
1 2 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Manufacturing
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 3 (9.38%) Automotive
5 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Private Banking
6 1 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Coordinator
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics Coordinator
6 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Master Data Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) EDI
2 2 (6.25%) JMS
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) WS-I
2 2 (6.25%) XBRL
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Data Management
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) PLM
4 6 (18.75%) Logistics
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Information Management
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) CAD
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
8 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.50%) PMP
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) HNC
4 2 (6.25%) HND
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Siemens
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Ariba
4 2 (6.25%) hybris
4 2 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Talend
5 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.13%) Infor
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) New Relic
5 1 (3.13%) Omniture