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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 184 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Product Management 16 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 31
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£425 £320 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% -25.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £383 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4494 5519 6036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.09% 76.71% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 4072 4465
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £54.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (16.67%) User Experience
5 7 (16.67%) User Stories
6 6 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (11.90%) UNIX
7 5 (11.90%) OO
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Ruby
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
7 5 (11.90%) REST
8 4 (9.52%) Axure RP
8 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (9.52%) Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) Retail
8 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (9.52%) XML
8 4 (9.52%) Linux
8 4 (9.52%) MySQL
8 4 (9.52%) CSS
9 3 (7.14%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) GSM
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Product Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Product Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 2 (4.76%) User Experience Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 2 (4.76%) Perl Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) REST
2 4 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) CSS
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) Django
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) CSS3
4 2 (4.76%) FastCGI
4 2 (4.76%) CGI
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.38%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) XHTML
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.38%) SecurID
5 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 7 (16.67%) User Stories
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 3 (7.14%) Release Management
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Management
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) Ruby
3 4 (9.52%) Scala
4 2 (4.76%) Groovy
4 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) RedDot
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Ariba
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp