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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Data Management (PDM)
UK
Rank 588 620 614
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -6
Contract jobs citing PDM 14 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £423 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £408 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +96.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +96.87%

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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 2017.

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 20 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 February 2017. 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 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 +45 13 £423 -3.42% 10
London - 6 £438 - 1
South East +20 2 £420 -4.00% 2
Stevenage - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +20 1 - - 1
Scotland +17 1 - -
West Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £420 -4.00% 1
South West - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £420 - 1
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Data Management
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) QA
5 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 5 (16.67%) DMAIC
6 5 (16.67%) EFQM
6 5 (16.67%) ITSM
6 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) BPR
6 5 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 5 (16.67%) Information Management
7 4 (13.33%) Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) hybris
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) SAP
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) Migration

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 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) Windchill
3 2 (6.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (6.67%) PTC Creo
4 1 (3.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP GTS
1 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) ERwin
1 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Data Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Development Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SAP XI
1 2 (6.67%) XBRL
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.33%) VHDL
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Data Management
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) BPR
5 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 5 (16.67%) DMAIC
5 5 (16.67%) Information Management
5 5 (16.67%) ITSM
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Data Governance
6 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) ETL
7 3 (10.00%) Parallel Processing
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) ABAP
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.33%) HNC
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (16.67%) EFQM
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) hybris
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 3 (10.00%) Netezza
3 3 (10.00%) Teradata
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) Informatica
4 2 (6.67%) Talend
5 1 (3.33%) AVEVA
5 1 (3.33%) Xilinx
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