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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +118.18%
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
551 346 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.93% 62.23% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 204 196
Average daily rate £380 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.70 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Product Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Copywriting
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared