The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 71 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PLM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £463 £418
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.95 £48.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +35.27%
PLM
UK

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
534 354 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.95% 69.14% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 185 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PLM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £320 -
PLM
UK

PLM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing PLM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PLM.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing PLM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL