The table below looks at the statistics for PLM 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 PLM over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 133 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing PLM 15 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.45% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £338 £519 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £475
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 18
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £46.74 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-18.69% +48.36%
PLM
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
2644 1984 1923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.78% 78.20% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1143 1000
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 114
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PLM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

PLM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PLM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
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 PLM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Coventry -9 7 £300 -38.46% 1
Warwickshire -7 2 £593 +7.72% 4
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PLM.

1 21 (48.84%) Manufacturing
2 17 (39.53%) Product Management
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 15 (34.88%) SAP
4 11 (25.58%) Automotive
5 10 (23.26%) ENOVIA
6 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (18.60%) Data Management
7 8 (18.60%) Teamcenter
7 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) Validation
8 7 (16.28%) PDM
8 7 (16.28%) Marketing
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) Time Management
9 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.95%) BPR
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Siemens NX
10 5 (11.63%) PTC Creo
10 5 (11.63%) EDI
10 5 (11.63%) ERP
10 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 5 (11.63%) Java
10 5 (11.63%) Oracle
10 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) CAD
10 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.63%) Quality Management

PLM
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.95%) Siemens NX
3 5 (11.63%) PTC Creo
4 4 (9.30%) CATIA
4 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
4 4 (9.30%) MS Office
4 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.65%) AutoCAD
5 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
5 2 (4.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) ENOVIA
2 8 (18.60%) Teamcenter
3 4 (9.30%) DELMIA
4 3 (6.98%) SAP MII
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (4.65%) Primavera
6 1 (2.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) IMS/DB
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (48.84%) Manufacturing
2 11 (25.58%) Automotive
3 8 (18.60%) Finance
4 7 (16.28%) Marketing
5 4 (9.30%) Electronics
6 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Applications Engineer
1 6 (13.95%) Product Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Junior
2 5 (11.63%) Lead Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.63%) SAP Architect
2 5 (11.63%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Trainer
3 3 (6.98%) Administrator
3 3 (6.98%) Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Senior Product Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Designer
4 2 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Process Designer
4 2 (4.65%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) EDI
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.98%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (6.98%) Statistics
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Product Management
1 17 (39.53%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) Data Management
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) PDM
3 7 (16.28%) Validation
4 6 (13.95%) BPR
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.95%) Time Management
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) CAD
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
5 5 (11.63%) Lean Manufacturing
5 5 (11.63%) Logistics
5 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
5 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.30%) Business Transformation
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) COBOL
4 1 (2.33%) JCL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) HNC
2 3 (6.98%) HND
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) SAP
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Ariba
5 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics