Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PDM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Product Data Management (PDM)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 842 841
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 -33
Contract jobs citing PDM 40 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.038% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 15
England median daily rate £438 £585 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.21% +6.36% +25.86%
10th Percentile £363 £500 £90
90th Percentile £563 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £585 £550
% change year-on-year -23.08% +6.36% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
England median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £23.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -45.03% +5.11%
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.50 £14.32
90th Percentile £61.25 £30.05 £34.98
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £13.25 £33.71
% change year-on-year +111.32% -60.69% +49.82%

PDM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PDM in England

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PDM in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PDM in England

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PDM in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PDM in England

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDM in England

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PDM in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PDM in England

PDM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands +31 12 £413 -30.38% 1
South East +4 8 £399 -
London -18 8 £450 -25.00% 1
East of England -14 7 £475 -5.00%
East Midlands - 7 £438 - 1
West Midlands +33 5 £400 -32.49%
South West -3 3 - -
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
PDM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PDM 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 England region with a requirement for PDM.

1 16 (40.00%) Data Management
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (17.50%) QA
5 6 (15.00%) PLM
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) German Language
5 6 (15.00%) Business Transformation
6 5 (12.50%) C#
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
6 5 (12.50%) CAD
6 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Banking
6 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.00%) Business Development
7 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.00%) SAP

PDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) Siemens NX
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Teamcenter
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.50%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Intranet
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) DTS
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 10 (25.00%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.00%) German Language
4 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
5 3 (7.50%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (5.00%) Automotive
6 2 (5.00%) Finance
6 2 (5.00%) Military
7 1 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (12.50%) Analyst
1 5 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Consultant
3 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (5.00%) Project Planner
3 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Blog
2 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Data Management
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (15.00%) PLM
6 5 (12.50%) CAD
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Business Development
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 4 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (7.50%) CAPA
8 3 (7.50%) Internal Audit
8 3 (7.50%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.50%) PDCA
8 3 (7.50%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) AAT
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (7.50%) PMO
4 2 (5.00%) Def Stans
5 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Huawei
4 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.00%) Pega
4 2 (5.00%) Siemens
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Minitab
5 1 (2.50%) PTC
5 1 (2.50%) Sage
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau