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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 118 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing PLM 24 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.16% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.21% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £650 - £453
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 - £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £410 £427
% change year-on-year
+52.27% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £31.56 £36.40 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.41 £26.60 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.71 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £27.44 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+33.01% -27.40%
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
2325 1909 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 76.54% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1191 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
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 £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +11 15 £650 -
Warwickshire -6 3 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 £600 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (43.75%) Product Management
3 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
4 9 (28.13%) Automotive
5 8 (25.00%) ENOVIA
5 8 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (18.75%) Teamcenter
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 4 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Electronics
9 4 (12.50%) MS Office
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) PDM
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.38%) Data Management
10 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
10 3 (9.38%) Time Management
10 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.38%) EMC
10 3 (9.38%) ERP

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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) Siemens NX
4 1 (3.13%) CATIA
4 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.13%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) ENOVIA
2 6 (18.75%) Teamcenter
3 2 (6.25%) DELMIA
4 1 (3.13%) SAP MII
4 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Heroku
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) IMS/DB
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (40.63%) Manufacturing
2 9 (28.13%) Automotive
3 4 (12.50%) Electronics
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
1 5 (15.63%) Product Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Junior
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Product Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Trainer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) EDI
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.13%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (43.75%) Product Management
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) PDM
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) BPR
6 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
6 3 (9.38%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) COBOL
2 1 (3.13%) JCL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) EMC Certification
2 1 (3.13%) HNC
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Ariba
5 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.13%) Siemens