The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing PDM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £416
% change year-on-year
+7.32% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
591 567 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.16% 75.20% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 361 168
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Average hourly rate £18.18 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.28% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.45 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDM across the Wales region.

PDM Daily Rate Trend in Wales