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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 173 181 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 17 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 8
Average daily rate
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£510 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £365 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.75 -
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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
3980 4626 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.66% 77.34% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 3394 3315
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 75
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) User Experience
4 6 (17.14%) Change Control
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) Usability Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 3 (8.57%) Marketing
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 3 (8.57%) Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Behat
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Coach
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Online Product Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) Ajax
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.86%) Django
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) RIA
4 1 (2.86%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.86%) Psychology
4 1 (2.86%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.86%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Control
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 5 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
5 4 (11.43%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.86%) Murex
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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