The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 121 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Product Management 17 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.79% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
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£400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £353 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £77.50 £60.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +242.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +118.18%
Product Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2097 2141 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.74% 73.12% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 1114 669
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 57
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £123.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Product Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Product Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 5 £400 -
Reading -6 3 £481 +6.94% 4
Bracknell +4 2 £125 - 1
Slough - 2 £300 - 4
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Product Management
South East

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management.

1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (27.78%) Billing
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Siebel
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle BRM
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) N-Tier

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) RoboHelp
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) xDSL
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) PSTN
2 1 (5.56%) DOCSIS
2 1 (5.56%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Product Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Junior
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Author
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Writer
3 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) LESS
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Human Factors
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) People Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) B2B
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Siebel
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
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