The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 East of England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 146 - 133
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.30% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1663 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.28% 69.58% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 873 1005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 131 231
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Product Management
England

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
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 28 July 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 - 3 £325 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 6
Essex - - - -
Product Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) MPEG
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Product Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) MPEG
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) IPTV
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP