The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 139 126 137
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Product Management 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.042% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.059% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Product Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the East of England region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the East of England region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -18 6 £388 - 5
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Essex - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) CBAP
6 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP SD Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CBAP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft