The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PLM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 599 577
Rank change year-on-year +49 -22  
Contract jobs citing PLM 45 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 32
Median daily rate £400 £483 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £598 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -28.40% +37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £30.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £34.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year +11.53% -10.71%  

PLM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38674 46354 45419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.52% 82.93% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25470 30647 28229
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1091 1331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PLM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PLM over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 41 £400 -17.09% 19
London +30 12 £455 +13.75% 7
South East +24 11 £448 -18.63% 5
East of England +9 5 £420 -29.70% 3
Surrey +8 5 £270 -50.90% 2
Berkshire +23 4 £625 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £394 -17.10%
North West - 4 £375 -
Manchester - 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £420 - 2
Leicestershire - 3 £394 -
Scotland +28 2 - -
Woking -2 2 - - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £459 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £420 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
Leicester - 2 £394 -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +13 1 - - 3
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
South West -3 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) SAP
3 19 (20.43%) Project Management
4 18 (19.35%) Oracle
5 17 (18.28%) Teamcenter
6 14 (15.05%) Finance
7 13 (13.98%) ERP
8 12 (12.90%) Retail
8 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 12 (12.90%) Marketing
9 11 (11.83%) SAP PLM
9 11 (11.83%) CRM
10 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 9 (9.68%) Windchill
11 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
11 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (8.60%) CAD
11 8 (8.60%) SQL
12 7 (7.53%) HTML
12 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
12 7 (7.53%) Validation
12 7 (7.53%) Migration
12 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement
12 7 (7.53%) Business Transformation
12 7 (7.53%) Product Management
12 7 (7.53%) Degree
12 7 (7.53%) Use Case

PLM
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 1 (1.08%) CMS
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Windchill
2 5 (5.38%) Chatbot
3 3 (3.23%) AutoCAD
3 3 (3.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (3.23%) PTC Creo
3 3 (3.23%) Siemens NX
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) CATIA
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Teamcenter
2 11 (11.83%) SAP PLM
3 4 (4.30%) ENOVIA
3 4 (4.30%) SAP EHS
4 3 (3.23%) Infor CloudSuite
4 3 (3.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (3.23%) Primavera
4 3 (3.23%) SAP PM
4 3 (3.23%) SAP PP
4 3 (3.23%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Infor CRM
5 2 (2.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (1.08%) MFGPRO
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP QM
6 1 (1.08%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 2 (2.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Marketing
2 12 (12.90%) Retail
3 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.38%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Law
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.08%) Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Architect
2 16 (17.20%) Consultant
3 13 (13.98%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Product Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Oracle Architect
5 8 (8.60%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Mobile Product Manager
7 5 (5.38%) SAP PLM Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Product Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) HTML
2 4 (4.30%) Itk
2 4 (4.30%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (4.30%) XML
3 3 (3.23%) DHTML
3 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 3 (3.23%) XSL
3 3 (3.23%) XSLT
4 2 (2.15%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) CSS
4 2 (2.15%) Dojo
4 2 (2.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) FMCG
2 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) Project Management
3 13 (13.98%) ERP
4 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
5 11 (11.83%) CRM
6 8 (8.60%) CAD
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (7.53%) Business Transformation
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
7 7 (7.53%) Process Improvement
7 7 (7.53%) Product Management
7 7 (7.53%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.53%) Use Case
7 7 (7.53%) Validation
8 6 (6.45%) Analytics
8 6 (6.45%) Change Management
8 6 (6.45%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.38%) Business Development
9 5 (5.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.45%) C
4 4 (4.30%) ABAP
4 4 (4.30%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) Java
5 3 (3.23%) Tcl
5 3 (3.23%) XPath
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) Degree
3 5 (5.38%) MBA
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) PMO
3 1 (1.08%) GxP
3 1 (1.08%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.08%) MOM
1 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) SAP
2 18 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) HP
3 6 (6.45%) IBM
3 6 (6.45%) Siemens
4 5 (5.38%) Cognos
4 5 (5.38%) Facebook
4 5 (5.38%) Google
4 5 (5.38%) Infor
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) PTC
5 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 3 (3.23%) webMethods
6 2 (2.15%) Informatica
6 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.08%) AVEVA
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.08%) Siebel
7 1 (1.08%) Veeam
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