The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 164 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 27 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 23
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £488 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £409
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Product Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title.

1 14 (30.43%) Finance
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Product Management
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Marketing
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) User Experience
6 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.87%) .NET
7 5 (10.87%) Legal
7 5 (10.87%) Document Management
7 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (10.87%) User Stories
7 5 (10.87%) SDLC
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Banking
8 4 (8.70%) OpenText
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) EMC
8 4 (8.70%) Documentum
9 3 (6.52%) Java
9 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Google
9 3 (6.52%) Retail
9 3 (6.52%) Market Research
9 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
9 3 (6.52%) Cash Management
10 2 (4.35%) RESTful
10 2 (4.35%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Documentum
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Broadband
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Retail
6 2 (4.35%) Games
6 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) RESTful
2 2 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Django
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.17%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Product Management
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) Document Management
6 5 (10.87%) User Stories
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Market Research
8 3 (6.52%) Cash Management
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.17%) CRM
10 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.17%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (2.17%) Fund Management
10 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) MBA
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) OpenText
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) EMC
2 3 (6.52%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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