Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 17 August 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.

Product Data Management (PDM)
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +86
Contract jobs citing PDM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median daily rate £550 - -
East of England median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 895 793 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.59% 91.25% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 535 386
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -9.97%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £220
90th Percentile £600 £599 £516
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 161
Essex median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +71.05% -42.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.22 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.09 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for PDM in Essex

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PDM in Essex

PDM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £550 -
PDM
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for PDM.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

PDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (66.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP