Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 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.

Product Data Management (PDM)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 197 216
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing PDM 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.046% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median daily rate - - £580
England median daily rate £475 £593 £500
% change year-on-year -19.83% +18.50% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median hourly rate £14.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £14.25 - £32.50
90th Percentile £14.75 - £37.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -60.61% -3.18%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,194 4,322 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.30% 80.86% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,615 2,879 3,497
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 286 257
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.65% -6.37% +37.72%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.65 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PDM in the South West

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PDM in the South West

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDM in the South West

PDM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol -10 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
PDM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for PDM.

1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens NX
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) CAD

PDM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens