The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 186 197 179
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Product Management 16 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.48% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 33
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £198 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4547 5580 5608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.56% 76.54% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3496 4115 4176
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (38.46%) Finance
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) User Experience
5 6 (15.38%) Change Control
5 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) Retail
6 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) User Stories
7 4 (10.26%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (10.26%) Scala
7 4 (10.26%) Degree
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (10.26%) UNIX
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Java
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) MySQL
8 3 (7.69%) OO

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (2.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) JBoss
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) GSM
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (2.56%) Behat
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Product Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) Ajax
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (7.69%) JSON
4 3 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.13%) Django
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) FastCGI
6 1 (2.56%) Sass
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) XSLT
6 1 (2.56%) XHTML
6 1 (2.56%) CGI
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) SecurID
5 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) Change Control
5 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
5 5 (12.82%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) User Stories
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) Kanban
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
1 4 (10.26%) Ruby
1 4 (10.26%) Scala
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Groovy
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) RedDot
3 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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