The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 565 563 551
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing PLM 85 92 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 26
Median daily rate £425 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £393 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £630 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £450 £468
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £24.78 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £50.48 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PLM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PLM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PLM within the UK.

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PLM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PLM within the UK.

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PLM
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

PLM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PLM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +1 76 £425 -5.86% 14
London -12 25 £475 +5.20% 2
West Midlands -14 23 £338 - 3
Coventry -3 14 £300 -
South West +21 11 £218 - 3
Bristol - 7 £218 - 1
South East +6 6 £375 -18.91% 4
Scotland -3 6 - - 1
Derby -3 5 £365 -11.07%
East Midlands -7 5 £365 -11.07% 1
Derbyshire -9 5 £365 -11.07%
Berkshire +12 4 £375 -
Aberdeen -4 4 - -
Warwickshire -4 3 £600 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £600 -
Midlands -10 2 £550 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £400 -
City of London +35 1 £450 +5.69%
Gloucestershire +6 1 - - 1
Middlesex +2 1 £300 -
Filton +2 1 - -
North West -3 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £700 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 2
Warwick - 1 £600 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Brentford - 1 £370 -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 61 (40.13%) Manufacturing
2 41 (26.97%) SAP
3 37 (24.34%) Project Management
4 36 (23.68%) Teamcenter
5 32 (21.05%) Migration
6 30 (19.74%) Automotive
7 28 (18.42%) Data Migration
8 26 (17.11%) Oracle
8 26 (17.11%) ERP
9 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
10 24 (15.79%) Change Management
11 23 (15.13%) CAD
11 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (13.16%) Windchill
12 20 (13.16%) Product Management
13 19 (12.50%) Finance
14 18 (11.84%) Java
15 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
15 17 (11.18%) SC Cleared
16 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.87%) Validation
16 15 (9.87%) ENOVIA
16 15 (9.87%) Marketing
17 14 (9.21%) HTML
17 14 (9.21%) C++
18 13 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (8.55%) Degree
18 13 (8.55%) Aerospace
18 13 (8.55%) PDM
19 12 (7.89%) XML

PLM
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 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (13.16%) Windchill
2 13 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (7.24%) MS Office
4 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
5 7 (4.61%) CATIA
5 7 (4.61%) Siemens NX
6 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.97%) PTC Creo
8 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
8 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Teamcenter
2 15 (9.87%) ENOVIA
3 6 (3.95%) SAP MII
4 5 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (2.63%) DELMIA
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (2.63%) SAP PLM
6 3 (1.97%) SAP GTS
6 3 (1.97%) SAP SRM
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (1.32%) Primavera
7 2 (1.32%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.66%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.66%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.66%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) SaaS
2 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.63%) IaaS
2 4 (2.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.66%) Boomi
4 1 (0.66%) Heroku
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.97%) LAN
2 3 (1.97%) WAN
3 2 (1.32%) LDAP
3 2 (1.32%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) WebEx
4 1 (0.66%) HTTP
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.97%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.32%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.66%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.66%) JMeter
3 1 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 61 (40.13%) Manufacturing
2 30 (19.74%) Automotive
3 19 (12.50%) Finance
4 15 (9.87%) Marketing
5 13 (8.55%) Aerospace
6 9 (5.92%) Retail
7 4 (2.63%) Electronics
8 3 (1.97%) Back Office
8 3 (1.97%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.32%) Advertising
9 2 (1.32%) German Language
9 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.66%) Legal
10 1 (0.66%) Military
10 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Architect
2 30 (19.74%) Consultant
3 16 (10.53%) Analyst
4 15 (9.87%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.58%) SAP Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.26%) Product Manager
8 8 (5.26%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.61%) Junior
10 6 (3.95%) Oracle Project Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.29%) Administrator
11 5 (3.29%) Trainer
12 4 (2.63%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (2.63%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) HTML
2 12 (7.89%) XML
3 8 (5.26%) EDI
4 6 (3.95%) .NET
5 4 (2.63%) Itk
5 4 (2.63%) Web Services
6 3 (1.97%) XSL
6 3 (1.97%) XSLT
7 2 (1.32%) CSS
7 2 (1.32%) ODBC
7 2 (1.32%) Swing
8 1 (0.66%) BAPI
8 1 (0.66%) DHTML
8 1 (0.66%) JSON
8 1 (0.66%) JSON-LD
8 1 (0.66%) JSP
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.66%) SAML
8 1 (0.66%) SWT
8 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.63%) FMCG
3 4 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.97%) Statistics
5 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.32%) Social Media
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.66%) RIA
6 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.66%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.61%) Linux
1 7 (4.61%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.34%) Project Management
2 32 (21.05%) Migration
3 28 (18.42%) Data Migration
4 26 (17.11%) ERP
5 24 (15.79%) Change Management
6 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.13%) CAD
7 20 (13.16%) Product Management
8 15 (9.87%) Validation
9 13 (8.55%) PDM
10 11 (7.24%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.24%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.58%) Data Management
11 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.92%) Quality Management
13 8 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.26%) ITIL
13 8 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Java
2 14 (9.21%) C++
3 9 (5.92%) SQL
4 8 (5.26%) C
5 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.63%) Python
6 4 (2.63%) Ruby
7 3 (1.97%) C#
7 3 (1.97%) Perl
7 3 (1.97%) VB
8 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.32%) Tcl
8 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.66%) COBOL
9 1 (0.66%) JCL
9 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.66%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.55%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) EMC Certification
4 4 (2.63%) HNC
4 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.97%) APMP
5 3 (1.97%) HND
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.97%) PMP
5 3 (1.97%) VCAP
6 2 (1.32%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.32%) MCP
6 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.66%) CBAP
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) MiFID
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.66%) vCloud
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) MOM
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (26.97%) SAP
2 26 (17.11%) Oracle
3 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.58%) Siemens
5 9 (5.92%) VMware
6 7 (4.61%) Cognos
7 4 (2.63%) EMC
7 4 (2.63%) PTC
8 3 (1.97%) Ariba
8 3 (1.97%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.97%) IBM
8 3 (1.97%) IFS
8 3 (1.97%) Infor
8 3 (1.97%) Remedy
9 2 (1.32%) Adobe
9 2 (1.32%) Sage
9 2 (1.32%) Tableau
10 1 (0.66%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (0.66%) Talend
10 1 (0.66%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago