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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 178 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Product Management 20 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.35% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 22
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£425 £450 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +69.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 - -
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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
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Project Management
4 12 (21.43%) Banking
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) Java
7 7 (12.50%) User Experience
8 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.71%) .NET
8 6 (10.71%) CSS
8 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (8.93%) MySQL
9 5 (8.93%) Marketing
9 5 (8.93%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) REST
10 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
10 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.14%) Apache
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.14%) Firewall
10 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.14%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Lync
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.57%) WordPress
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) H.323
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.79%) Multicast
4 1 (1.79%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MySQL
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Subversion
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.36%) JUnit
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Project Manager
1 11 (19.64%) Business Analyst
1 11 (19.64%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Business Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Business Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Technical Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Voice Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) UX Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) REST
4 4 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (5.36%) Django
5 3 (5.36%) CSS3
5 3 (5.36%) HTML5
5 3 (5.36%) XML
5 3 (5.36%) Ajax
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.57%) jBPM
6 2 (3.57%) Java SE
6 2 (3.57%) LAMP
6 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.57%) Grails
6 2 (3.57%) WSDL
7 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
4 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.14%) Workflow
5 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Analytics
6 3 (5.36%) User Stories
6 3 (5.36%) Dependency Management
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Release Management
6 3 (5.36%) SDLC
6 3 (5.36%) TDD
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby
3 3 (5.36%) Scala
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) MBA
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) PgMP
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Pingdom
1 2 (3.57%) Graphite
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
3 2 (3.57%) New Relic
3 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.79%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.79%) Gemalto
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.79%) IBM