The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 174 176 197
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Product Management 20 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.86% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 17
Average daily rate
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£485 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £240 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +16.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4308 5334 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.54% 75.69% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3204 4002 4307
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 101 83
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.97 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £59.00 £49.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Product Management
London

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Scrum
2 10 (23.26%) User Stories
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) Marketing
5 6 (13.95%) Kanban
5 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 5 (11.63%) Banking
6 5 (11.63%) REST
7 4 (9.30%) Axure RP
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Retail
7 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (9.30%) MySQL
7 4 (9.30%) CSS
7 4 (9.30%) UNIX
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) HTML
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Linux
8 3 (6.98%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.33%) InDesign
1 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.65%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.33%) NAS
2 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.33%) GSM
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) Legal
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Product Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Coach
4 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.98%) User Experience Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Product Owner
5 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Junior
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) CGI
4 2 (4.65%) Ajax
4 2 (4.65%) Java EE
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
4 2 (4.65%) Django
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) FastCGI
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.33%) Sass
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
1 3 (6.98%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Tandem
3 1 (2.33%) SecurID
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) New Media
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (23.26%) Scrum
1 10 (23.26%) User Stories
2 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Kanban
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.30%) Analytics
5 4 (9.30%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) ATDD
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Ruby
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) JBoss
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) F5
1 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) EMC
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Ariba
2 1 (2.33%) NetApp
2 1 (2.33%) RedDot
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago