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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 187 186 185
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Product Management 19 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 13
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£513 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £327 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £557 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -5.72%
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
4408 5266 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.03% 77.10% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3885 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 57 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (20.00%) User Experience
4 6 (17.14%) Change Control
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Retail
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 5 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 3 (8.57%) Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Usability Testing
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.86%) InDesign
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 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.86%) Hudson
2 1 (2.86%) Behat
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Product Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Coach
6 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Product Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Head of Technology
7 1 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
3 1 (2.86%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Control
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
3 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 5 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 3 (8.57%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 5 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) RedDot
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago