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 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 Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 574 535 568
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +33
Contract jobs citing PLM 69 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 10
Median daily rate £600 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £700 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £410 £427
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Median hourly rate £36.50 £27.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% -27.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.08 £24.93 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £27.44 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+33.01% -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
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%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 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 -10 60 £600 +20.00% 13
West Midlands +2 24 £650 -
Coventry +11 15 £650 -
London -12 9 £475 -9.52% 4
South East -20 9 £550 +69.23% 1
East of England - 9 £625 - 5
Hertfordshire - 5 £500 - 2
Scotland -16 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £625 -
Stevenage - 4 £500 - 1
Aberdeen +3 3 - -
Warwickshire -6 3 £375 -
Surrey -13 3 £550 +37.50%
Woking - 3 £550 -
South West - 3 - -
Barrow-in-Furness +2 2 £725 +34.25%
Cumbria -1 2 £725 +33.64%
Berkshire -7 2 £500 +66.38%
North West -19 2 £725 +33.02%
Birmingham - 2 £600 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Filton - 2 - -
Telford - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £700 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Rugby - 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 39 (31.71%) Manufacturing
2 33 (26.83%) Teamcenter
3 31 (25.20%) Project Management
4 26 (21.14%) SAP
5 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (17.89%) Migration
7 21 (17.07%) Automotive
7 21 (17.07%) CAD
8 20 (16.26%) ERP
8 20 (16.26%) Data Migration
9 18 (14.63%) Product Management
9 18 (14.63%) Change Management
10 17 (13.82%) Java
10 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
10 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
11 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.20%) Siemens
12 14 (11.38%) Degree
13 13 (10.57%) ENOVIA
13 13 (10.57%) Oracle
13 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.76%) C++
14 12 (9.76%) Linux
14 12 (9.76%) Management Information System
14 12 (9.76%) Finance
14 12 (9.76%) Windchill
14 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
14 12 (9.76%) Wireframes
15 11 (8.94%) VMware
15 11 (8.94%) HTML

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 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) CMS
2 4 (3.25%) Confluence
2 4 (3.25%) IIS
2 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Windchill
2 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.88%) Siemens NX
3 5 (4.07%) CATIA
3 5 (4.07%) MS Office
4 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.63%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (26.83%) Teamcenter
2 13 (10.57%) ENOVIA
3 4 (3.25%) SAP PLM
4 3 (2.44%) BigMachines
4 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.44%) Primavera
5 2 (1.63%) DELMIA
5 2 (1.63%) Sage 1000
5 2 (1.63%) SAP MII
5 2 (1.63%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.81%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.88%) IaaS
1 6 (4.88%) PaaS
1 6 (4.88%) SaaS
2 4 (3.25%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.25%) Yammer
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.81%) Heroku
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) Firewall
2 5 (4.07%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) Internet
4 2 (1.63%) LAN
4 2 (1.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) SAN
5 1 (0.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Big Data
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.63%) MS Access
3 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (3.25%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (31.71%) Manufacturing
2 21 (17.07%) Automotive
3 12 (9.76%) Finance
4 10 (8.13%) Marketing
5 4 (3.25%) Electronics
5 4 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Military
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Architect
2 21 (17.07%) Consultant
3 15 (12.20%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.50%) Programme Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Junior
9 4 (3.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Product Owner
9 4 (3.25%) Rollout Project Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.94%) HTML
2 10 (8.13%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) Itk
3 6 (4.88%) Swing
3 6 (4.88%) XSL
3 6 (4.88%) XSLT
4 3 (2.44%) JFace
4 3 (2.44%) SWT
5 2 (1.63%) EDI
5 2 (1.63%) ODBC
6 1 (0.81%) BAPI
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) REST
6 1 (0.81%) Velocity
6 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.25%) Social Media
4 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.44%) FMCG
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.63%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.81%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Linux
2 5 (4.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Project Management
2 23 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.89%) Migration
4 21 (17.07%) CAD
5 20 (16.26%) Data Migration
5 20 (16.26%) ERP
6 18 (14.63%) Change Management
6 18 (14.63%) Product Management
7 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
8 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.76%) Wireframes
10 10 (8.13%) SOA
11 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.50%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.50%) Document Management
11 8 (6.50%) PDM
12 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.69%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (4.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) Java
2 12 (9.76%) C++
3 9 (7.32%) C
4 7 (5.69%) SQL
5 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.88%) Python
5 6 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (1.63%) C#
6 2 (1.63%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) COBOL
7 1 (0.81%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) Degree
3 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) EMC Certification
5 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.25%) VCAP
7 3 (2.44%) APMP
7 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.44%) PMP
8 2 (1.63%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.63%) MCP
8 2 (1.63%) MCSE
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CBAP
9 1 (0.81%) HNC
9 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.44%) MOM
3 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.81%) OpenView
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) SAP
2 15 (12.20%) Siemens
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) Oracle
4 11 (8.94%) VMware
5 10 (8.13%) EMC
6 6 (4.88%) Tableau
7 4 (3.25%) Cognos
7 4 (3.25%) Google
8 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.63%) Ariba
9 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.63%) Sage
10 1 (0.81%) Adobe
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco
10 1 (0.81%) HP
10 1 (0.81%) IBM
10 1 (0.81%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.81%) Retek
10 1 (0.81%) Veritas
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