The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 1 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 133 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing PDM 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.041% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.053% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
-69.41% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.12 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.06 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-16.50% -4.76%
PDM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2325 1884 1746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.61% 76.68% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1173 922
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PDM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PDM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PDM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

PDM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PDM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PDM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PDM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
Solihull - 4 £130 -
Shropshire -36 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
PDM
England

PDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PDM.

1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 4 (44.44%) Siemens
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) PLM
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Velocity
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX
6 1 (11.11%) PTC Creo
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PTC Creo
1 1 (11.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) DELMIA
1 1 (11.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SRM
1 1 (11.11%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Coordinator
1 4 (44.44%) Logistics Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) JDE Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
1 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) PLM
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Siemens
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Ariba
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards