The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 411 409 425
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Product Management 170 176 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 90
Average daily rate £475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £58.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 £58.75
% change year-on-year
- +112.76%
Product Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37890 36304 35043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.52% 78.00% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25127 23515 21575
Average daily rate £430 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 983 1106
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.33 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -3 96 £500 -1.96% 59
South East +8 19 £320 +1.18% 23
North East - 18 £505 - 4
East of England -23 11 £393 -25.23% 11
South West +3 8 £420 -23.63% 8
North West -6 7 £475 +35.71% 11
Yorkshire -18 7 £440 +25.71% 15
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 197 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (22.49%) Project Management
3 80 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (19.84%) Finance
5 69 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (18.25%) User Experience
6 63 (16.67%) Scrum
7 58 (15.34%) TDD
8 56 (14.81%) HTML
9 54 (14.29%) Open Source
9 54 (14.29%) Analytics
10 49 (12.96%) Business Analysis
10 49 (12.96%) CSS
11 48 (12.70%) Web Services
12 47 (12.43%) JavaScript
13 45 (11.90%) Marketing
14 43 (11.38%) Java
15 40 (10.58%) Waterfall
15 40 (10.58%) BDD
16 38 (10.05%) User Stories
17 34 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 34 (8.99%) Degree
18 33 (8.73%) JSON
19 32 (8.47%) Android
20 31 (8.20%) Risk Management
20 31 (8.20%) Data Analytics
21 30 (7.94%) Software Engineering
22 29 (7.67%) E-Commerce
22 29 (7.67%) Microsoft
23 28 (7.41%) Management Information System

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (3.44%) CMS
2 12 (3.17%) Confluence
3 11 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.12%) Apache
5 5 (1.32%) JBoss
6 4 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.06%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.79%) Drupal
7 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.53%) IIS
8 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (5.29%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.12%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.59%) MS Office
7 5 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.32%) MS Project
7 5 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.26%) InDesign
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.06%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.65%) SaaS
3 8 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.32%) Yammer
5 4 (1.06%) Heroku
6 2 (0.53%) GitHub
6 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.65%) HTTP
3 8 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.85%) Internet
5 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.79%) DHCP
7 3 (0.79%) DNS
7 3 (0.79%) LAN
7 3 (0.79%) LTE
7 3 (0.79%) Wireless
8 2 (0.53%) Firewall
8 2 (0.53%) FTP
8 2 (0.53%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.53%) SSH
8 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.53%) WAN
9 1 (0.26%) 4G
9 1 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.44%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.12%) MySQL
6 7 (1.85%) Power BI
7 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.06%) DataStage
8 4 (1.06%) DB2
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.53%) Big Data
10 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.26%) Redis
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (6.35%) Axure RP
2 17 (4.50%) JIRA
3 14 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.79%) Selenium
7 3 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.53%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.53%) JBehave
8 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.53%) Xcode
9 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.26%) Calabash
General
1 75 (19.84%) Finance
2 45 (11.90%) Marketing
3 26 (6.88%) Retail
4 19 (5.03%) Banking
4 19 (5.03%) Legal
5 18 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.17%) Games
7 11 (2.91%) Publishing
8 8 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.06%) Advertising
9 4 (1.06%) Automotive
9 4 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.79%) Front Office
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (21.69%) Analyst
2 71 (18.78%) Business Analyst
3 59 (15.61%) Architect
4 49 (12.96%) Developer
5 44 (11.64%) Product Manager
6 28 (7.41%) Consultant
7 27 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
7 27 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
8 20 (5.29%) Product Owner
9 18 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (4.50%) Programme Manager
11 16 (4.23%) Designer
11 16 (4.23%) Project Manager
11 16 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.23%) Technical Architect
11 16 (4.23%) User Experience Architect
12 15 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
13 14 (3.70%) Digital Architect
14 12 (3.17%) UX Designer
15 11 (2.91%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.81%) HTML
2 49 (12.96%) CSS
3 48 (12.70%) Web Services
4 33 (8.73%) JSON
5 26 (6.88%) HTML5
6 25 (6.61%) REST
7 23 (6.08%) Ajax
8 21 (5.56%) .NET
9 19 (5.03%) XML
10 15 (3.97%) AngularJS
10 15 (3.97%) CSS3
11 12 (3.17%) jQuery
12 11 (2.91%) J2EE
13 9 (2.38%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.12%) Django
14 8 (2.12%) Play Framework
14 8 (2.12%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (1.85%) Backbone.js
15 7 (1.85%) D3.js
15 7 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (18.25%) User Experience
3 28 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.08%) Visualisation
5 21 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.50%) Psychology
7 14 (3.70%) RIA
8 8 (2.12%) Social Media
9 7 (1.85%) Fintech
9 7 (1.85%) Online Games
10 6 (1.59%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.59%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.06%) Derivative
12 4 (1.06%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.06%) Economics
12 4 (1.06%) iPad
12 4 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.47%) Android
2 22 (5.82%) Apple iOS
3 20 (5.29%) Linux
4 5 (1.32%) Unix
4 5 (1.32%) Windows
5 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (22.49%) Project Management
3 69 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (16.67%) Scrum
5 58 (15.34%) TDD
6 54 (14.29%) Analytics
6 54 (14.29%) Open Source
7 49 (12.96%) Business Analysis
8 40 (10.58%) BDD
8 40 (10.58%) Waterfall
9 38 (10.05%) User Stories
10 34 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.20%) Data Analytics
11 31 (8.20%) Risk Management
12 30 (7.94%) Software Engineering
13 29 (7.67%) E-Commerce
14 27 (7.14%) Information Architecture
15 24 (6.35%) Kanban
15 24 (6.35%) Use Case
16 22 (5.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.43%) JavaScript
2 43 (11.38%) Java
3 26 (6.88%) SQL
4 21 (5.56%) PHP
5 20 (5.29%) C#
5 20 (5.29%) Python
5 20 (5.29%) Ruby
6 13 (3.44%) C++
6 13 (3.44%) Scala
7 9 (2.38%) Apple Swift
8 7 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.32%) C
11 4 (1.06%) COBOL
12 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) Erlang
13 1 (0.26%) Lua
13 1 (0.26%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (8.99%) Degree
2 20 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.32%) PMP
5 4 (1.06%) ISEB
6 3 (0.79%) CISSP
6 3 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.79%) MCTS
6 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.53%) CLAS
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.26%) CFA
8 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.26%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.26%) MAPM
8 1 (0.26%) OSCE
8 1 (0.26%) OSCP
8 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.79%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.26%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) Firmware
2 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.53%) Varnish
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Puppet
2 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.29%) Adobe
3 15 (3.97%) Google
4 12 (3.17%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.85%) hybris
5 7 (1.85%) IBM
5 7 (1.85%) Tableau
6 6 (1.59%) Facebook
6 6 (1.59%) Twitter
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle
8 4 (1.06%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.06%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.06%) SAP
8 4 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.06%) VMware
9 3 (0.79%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.79%) Cisco
9 3 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix
10 2 (0.53%) DevExpress
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