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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 559 553 577
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing PLM 79 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 12
Median daily rate £575 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £451 £513
% change year-on-year
+32.89% -11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 18
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.48% -27.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.98 £23.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £38.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.44 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+38.48% -27.40%

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
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 £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 2016.

PLM Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PLM
Top 28 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 1 July 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 68 £575 +12.74% 13
West Midlands +4 28 £600 -
Coventry +13 20 £650 -
London -17 16 £475 -24.00% 3
East of England - 9 £625 - 4
South East -2 6 £550 +69.23% 4
Scotland -33 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £625 -
Stevenage - 4 £500 - 1
Aberdeen -8 3 - -
North West -13 3 £725 +34.25%
Wolverhampton - 3 £600 -
Cumbria +2 2 £725 +34.25%
Barrow-in-Furness 0 2 £725 +36.79%
Berkshire -4 2 £500 +66.38%
Midlands -5 2 £550 -
Warwickshire -6 2 £600 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
City of London +27 1 £450 -14.28%
Manchester -2 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 £550 +18.91%
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £700 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £550 -
Warwick - 1 £600 -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 48 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 37 (27.21%) SAP
3 34 (25.00%) Teamcenter
4 33 (24.26%) Project Management
5 29 (21.32%) Automotive
6 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (17.65%) Migration
8 22 (16.18%) CAD
8 22 (16.18%) Data Migration
8 22 (16.18%) Product Management
9 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 20 (14.71%) ERP
10 19 (13.97%) Java
11 17 (12.50%) Oracle
11 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.76%) Change Management
12 16 (11.76%) ENOVIA
13 15 (11.03%) Test Scripting
13 15 (11.03%) Windchill
14 13 (9.56%) HTML
14 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
14 13 (9.56%) Siemens
14 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
15 12 (8.82%) Marketing
15 12 (8.82%) Degree
15 12 (8.82%) C++
15 12 (8.82%) Linux
15 12 (8.82%) VMware
15 12 (8.82%) Firewall
16 11 (8.09%) Management Information System

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 9 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.94%) CMS
3 4 (2.94%) Confluence
3 4 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Windchill
2 9 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.41%) CATIA
3 6 (4.41%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) Siemens NX
4 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
5 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.47%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 34 (25.00%) Teamcenter
2 16 (11.76%) ENOVIA
3 6 (4.41%) SAP MII
4 4 (2.94%) SAP PLM
5 3 (2.21%) BigMachines
5 3 (2.21%) DELMIA
5 3 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.21%) Primavera
5 3 (2.21%) SAP GTS
5 3 (2.21%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.74%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.74%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) SaaS
2 6 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.41%) IaaS
2 6 (4.41%) PaaS
3 4 (2.94%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.94%) Yammer
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.74%) Heroku
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) DNS
3 4 (2.94%) Internet
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 2 (1.47%) WebEx
6 1 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.74%) SNMP
6 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.21%) Big Data
4 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) MS Access
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Subversion
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.21%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 48 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 29 (21.32%) Automotive
3 12 (8.82%) Marketing
4 11 (8.09%) Finance
5 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.94%) Electronics
6 3 (2.21%) Back Office
6 3 (2.21%) Retail
7 2 (1.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Architect
2 24 (17.65%) Consultant
3 17 (12.50%) Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Product Manager
6 8 (5.88%) SAP Architect
7 7 (5.15%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Junior
8 6 (4.41%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Rollout Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) HTML
2 11 (8.09%) XML
3 6 (4.41%) .NET
3 6 (4.41%) EDI
4 5 (3.68%) Itk
4 5 (3.68%) Swing
4 5 (3.68%) XSL
4 5 (3.68%) XSLT
5 3 (2.21%) JFace
5 3 (2.21%) SWT
5 3 (2.21%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (0.74%) BAPI
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) JSON-LD
7 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.74%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) SAML
7 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.41%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (3.68%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.94%) FMCG
4 4 (2.94%) Social Media
5 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.21%) Statistics
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.74%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Project Management
2 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.65%) Migration
4 22 (16.18%) CAD
4 22 (16.18%) Data Migration
4 22 (16.18%) Product Management
5 20 (14.71%) ERP
6 17 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.76%) Change Management
8 15 (11.03%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.35%) PDM
10 9 (6.62%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.62%) SOA
10 9 (6.62%) Wireframes
11 8 (5.88%) Data Management
11 8 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.88%) Validation
12 7 (5.15%) Document Management
12 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) Java
2 12 (8.82%) C++
3 8 (5.88%) C
4 7 (5.15%) SQL
5 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.41%) Python
5 6 (4.41%) Ruby
6 3 (2.21%) C#
6 3 (2.21%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) COBOL
7 1 (0.74%) JCL
7 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.74%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.82%) Degree
4 6 (4.41%) EMC Certification
5 5 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.94%) VCAP
7 2 (1.47%) HNC
7 2 (1.47%) HND
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CBAP
8 1 (0.74%) MCAD
8 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) SAP
2 17 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.56%) Siemens
4 12 (8.82%) VMware
5 9 (6.62%) EMC
6 7 (5.15%) Cognos
7 5 (3.68%) Tableau
8 4 (2.94%) Google
9 3 (2.21%) Ariba
9 3 (2.21%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.21%) IFS
9 3 (2.21%) Infor
9 3 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.47%) Adobe
11 1 (0.74%) PTC
11 1 (0.74%) Sage
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