Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of PTC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PTC over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Parametric Technology Corporation.

PTC
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 807 842
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 -13
Contract jobs citing PTC 7 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.037% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
England median daily rate £260 £458 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.17% -14.88% +25.00%
UK median daily rate £349 £458 £538
% change year-on-year -23.77% -14.88% +26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
England median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +16.89% +52.10%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £31.44
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.89% +52.10%

PTC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,075 40,443 42,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.32% 45.06% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,919 25,033 25,184
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £587
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,265 1,479 1,792
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.12 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.75 £45.48
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

PTC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PTC in England

PTC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PTC in England

PTC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PTC in England

PTC
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 PTC within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
South West +6 2 - -
East of England -12 2 £260 - 2
London -37 2 - - 2
South East -21 1 - -
PTC
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PTC 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 PTC.

1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (28.57%) Windchill
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PTC Creo
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) ThingWorx
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) French Language

PTC
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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PTC Creo
1 2 (28.57%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (28.57%) Windchill
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Mechanical Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Training Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PDM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware