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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 -
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
609 602 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.99% 74.23% 67.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 408 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £25.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -42.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VCE vBlock

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Heroku
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PLM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware