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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.75 -
Product Management
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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
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
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
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Analyst
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%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya