The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Edinburgh 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 69 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Product Management 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.13% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.19% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £350 £403 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £403 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £403 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Product Management
Scotland

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) Informix
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Informix
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Release Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Perl Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Use Case
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center