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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing PLM 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.27% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £451 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.01% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%

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
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) Teamcenter
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) CATIA
3 2 (22.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) CAD
3 2 (22.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (22.22%) CAE
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 2 (22.22%) Dojo
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Siemens NX
3 2 (22.22%) PTC Creo
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) ENOVIA
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) MFGPRO

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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) CATIA
2 2 (22.22%) AutoCAD
2 2 (22.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (22.22%) PTC Creo
2 2 (22.22%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Teamcenter
2 1 (11.11%) ENOVIA
2 1 (11.11%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Process Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Dojo
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CAD
1 2 (22.22%) CAE
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
1 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Document Management
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP