The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Management
Rank 83 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Product Management 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£275 £365 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) DOM
1 8 (66.67%) JAXB
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Teradata
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) GoldenSource
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) DOM
1 8 (66.67%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata
2 1 (8.33%) GoldenSource
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft