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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 119 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing PLM 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.71 £31.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -27.16%
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PLM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walsall - 2 £378 -
Coventry -8 1 £575 -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Teamcenter
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) XPath
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Tcl
4 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 3 (21.43%) CAD
4 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) DHTML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XSL
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
4 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
4 3 (21.43%) Itk

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PLM 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 PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
1 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Teamcenter
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Maximo
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Architect
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) ERP Implementation Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) DHTML
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Itk
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) XSL
1 3 (21.43%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) CAD
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Expense Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) PDM
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Server Building
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C
1 4 (28.57%) C++
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Tcl
2 3 (21.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (7.14%) Concur
3 1 (7.14%) Kronos
3 1 (7.14%) VMware