Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 861 858
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing PDM 46 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.037% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 17
UK median daily rate £450 £585 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +6.36% +27.91%
10th Percentile £368 £500 £90
90th Percentile £615 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -19.05% -4.55% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 3
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £13.25 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.32% -60.69% +49.82%
10th Percentile £14.14 £12.50 £16.34
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.13 £36.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year +115.38% -61.44% +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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PDM over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PDM in the UK

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PDM over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PDM in the UK

PDM
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +28 40 £438 -25.21% 2
UK excluding London +43 35 £425 -19.05% 2
Midlands +32 12 £413 -30.38%
South East +4 8 £399 -
London -4 8 £450 -25.00%
East of England -18 7 £475 -5.00% 2
East Midlands - 7 £438 -
West Midlands +21 5 £400 -32.49%
Scotland -5 4 - -
South West +5 3 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for PDM.

1 18 (39.13%) Data Management
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Teamcenter
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
4 8 (17.39%) PLM
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.22%) CAD
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.22%) QA
6 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 6 (13.04%) ERP
6 6 (13.04%) SAP
6 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 6 (13.04%) German Language
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (10.87%) Banking
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
7 5 (10.87%) C#
7 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.87%) PMI
7 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
8 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.70%) ETL

PDM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.52%) Siemens NX
3 3 (6.52%) Windchill
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Teamcenter
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 2 (4.35%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG
3 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) DTS
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.74%) Retail
2 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
3 6 (13.04%) German Language
4 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
5 3 (6.52%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (4.35%) Automotive
6 2 (4.35%) Finance
6 2 (4.35%) Military
7 1 (2.17%) Electronics
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Applications Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) PMI
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Blog
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Data Management
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Project Management
3 8 (17.39%) PLM
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) CAD
5 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
5 6 (13.04%) ERP
6 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Business Development
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) Information Management
7 4 (8.70%) Matrix Management
7 4 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) C
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) PgMP
4 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) AAT
5 1 (2.17%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.52%) PMO
4 2 (4.35%) Def Stans
5 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) Huawei
4 2 (4.35%) AVEVA
4 2 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Pega
4 2 (4.35%) Siemens
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Minitab
5 1 (2.17%) PTC
5 1 (2.17%) Sage
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau