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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
Rank 130 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Contract jobs citing PLM 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.55% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £525 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £383 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.90% -23.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £34.36 £33.90
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.34%
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
2265 2032 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.66% 79.41% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1130 996
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
2 10 (35.71%) SAP
3 9 (32.14%) Product Management
4 8 (28.57%) Automotive
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 6 (21.43%) Teamcenter
5 6 (21.43%) Data Management
5 6 (21.43%) ENOVIA
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) Time Management
6 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 5 (17.86%) BPR
7 4 (14.29%) CAD
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) EDI
7 4 (14.29%) PDM
7 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Siemens NX
7 4 (14.29%) PTC Creo
7 4 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing
7 4 (14.29%) Marketing
7 4 (14.29%) Logistics
7 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.71%) Computer Science

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 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (14.29%) PTC Creo
1 4 (14.29%) Siemens NX
2 3 (10.71%) CATIA
3 2 (7.14%) AutoCAD
3 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) ENOVIA
1 6 (21.43%) Teamcenter
2 2 (7.14%) DELMIA
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (7.14%) Primavera
2 2 (7.14%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (53.57%) Manufacturing
2 8 (28.57%) Automotive
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 4 (14.29%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Trainer
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Process Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Product Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) EDI
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Dojo
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Product Management
2 8 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Data Management
4 5 (17.86%) BPR
4 5 (17.86%) ERP
4 5 (17.86%) Time Management
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) CAD
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Lean Manufacturing
5 4 (14.29%) Logistics
5 4 (14.29%) PDM
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HNC
2 2 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Mentor Graphics