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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 113 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing PDM 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.047% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £424 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.58% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £54.58 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-58.77% +29.95%
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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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1790 1418 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.95% 67.17% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 743 781
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 59 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PDM 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 PDM.

1 14 (100.00%) CAD
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
1 14 (100.00%) DELMIA
1 14 (100.00%) PLM
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
1 14 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 12 (85.71%) SAP
2 12 (85.71%) ENOVIA
2 12 (85.71%) Business Transformation

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PDM 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 PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 14 (100.00%) DELMIA
2 12 (85.71%) ENOVIA
General
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) CAD
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
1 14 (100.00%) Migration
1 14 (100.00%) PLM
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
1 14 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 12 (85.71%) Business Transformation
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) SAP