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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing PLM 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.36 £33.90
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +1.34%

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
1909 1954 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.24% 81.48% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 939
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 66 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.08 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 - - 1
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Product Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) BPR
4 4 (21.05%) Teamcenter
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) Use Case
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Automotive
5 3 (15.79%) CATIA
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) EDI
6 2 (10.53%) LDAP
6 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (10.53%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) HTML

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 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) CATIA
2 2 (10.53%) AutoCAD
2 2 (10.53%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (10.53%) PTC Creo
2 2 (10.53%) Siemens NX
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Teamcenter
2 2 (10.53%) ENOVIA
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Process Designer
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Product Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Dojo
1 2 (10.53%) EDI
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Product Management
2 4 (21.05%) BPR
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) PDM
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.53%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft