The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£358 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Product Management
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya