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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 391 418 430
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Contract jobs citing Product Management 199 142 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 65
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £273 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £554 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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
37787 35117 32794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.61% 74.20% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25121 22069 19640
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1075 1388
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 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
(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 +2 97 £500 +11.11% 60
East of England +21 35 £475 +131.70% 16
South East -23 24 £438 +4.16% 21
Yorkshire +7 21 £544 +74.00% 11
North West -7 8 £519 -5.68% 6
West Midlands - 8 £515 - 1
South West - 6 £550 - 4
East Midlands - - - - 5
North East - - - -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 165 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (23.53%) Project Management
4 78 (20.86%) Finance
5 65 (17.38%) User Stories
6 58 (15.51%) User Experience
7 57 (15.24%) Business Analysis
8 48 (12.83%) Scrum
8 48 (12.83%) Programme Management
9 47 (12.57%) Risk Management
10 46 (12.30%) Marketing
11 44 (11.76%) TDD
12 42 (11.23%) Change Control
13 40 (10.70%) CheckPoint
13 40 (10.70%) Java
14 38 (10.16%) Microsoft
14 38 (10.16%) Dependency Management
15 37 (9.89%) HTML
15 37 (9.89%) Ruby
16 35 (9.36%) Software Engineering
16 35 (9.36%) Management Information System
17 34 (9.09%) Open Source
18 33 (8.82%) Banking
18 33 (8.82%) MS Excel
19 32 (8.56%) C#
19 32 (8.56%) Mentoring
20 31 (8.29%) Degree
21 30 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (8.02%) Analytics
22 28 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 12 (3.21%) Apache
2 7 (1.87%) Drupal
3 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.34%) CMS
4 5 (1.34%) Lync
5 4 (1.07%) SAS
5 4 (1.07%) JBoss
5 4 (1.07%) IIS
6 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.88%) MS Office
3 14 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.67%) MS Project
6 8 (2.14%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.80%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.27%) InDesign
10 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.53%) Global One
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.60%) SaaS
2 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.48%) Internet
2 10 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.87%) VoIP
4 5 (1.34%) DSL
4 5 (1.34%) SSL
4 5 (1.34%) DNS
5 4 (1.07%) DOCSIS
5 4 (1.07%) LAN
6 3 (0.80%) Broadband
6 3 (0.80%) HTTP
6 3 (0.80%) NAS
6 3 (0.80%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.53%) LTE
7 2 (0.53%) Intranet
7 2 (0.53%) UMTS
7 2 (0.53%) PSTN
7 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.53%) Firewall
8 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.27%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.48%) MySQL
2 10 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.14%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.80%) DB2
7 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) Redis
8 2 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.27%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.27%) QlikView
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.41%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.41%) JIRA
3 6 (1.60%) Subversion
3 6 (1.60%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.60%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) Maven
7 2 (0.53%) Selenium
7 2 (0.53%) JMeter
7 2 (0.53%) Gradle
8 1 (0.27%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.27%) Behat
8 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 78 (20.86%) Finance
2 46 (12.30%) Marketing
3 33 (8.82%) Banking
4 28 (7.49%) Retail
5 23 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.94%) Legal
7 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.87%) Games
9 6 (1.60%) Law
10 5 (1.34%) Back Office
11 4 (1.07%) Dutch Language
11 4 (1.07%) Front Office
12 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.80%) Billing
12 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.53%) Publishing
13 2 (0.53%) Electronics
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (20.05%) Analyst
2 68 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 68 (18.18%) Product Manager
3 31 (8.29%) Programme Manager
4 30 (8.02%) Developer
5 29 (7.75%) Architect
6 25 (6.68%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.42%) Agile Coach
8 14 (3.74%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.21%) Designer
9 12 (3.21%) Product Owner
10 10 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.67%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.67%) Consultant
11 9 (2.41%) Senior Product Manager
12 8 (2.14%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (1.87%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (1.87%) ScrumMaster
14 6 (1.60%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.89%) HTML
2 26 (6.95%) CSS
3 23 (6.15%) XML
4 18 (4.81%) REST
5 17 (4.55%) Web Services
6 12 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (2.94%) LAMP
7 11 (2.94%) HTML5
8 9 (2.41%) .NET
8 9 (2.41%) SOAP
8 9 (2.41%) CSS3
8 9 (2.41%) JSON
8 9 (2.41%) Ajax
9 8 (2.14%) RESTful
10 6 (1.60%) Django
10 6 (1.60%) Play Framework
11 5 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.34%) Sass
11 5 (1.34%) XSLT
12 4 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 93 (24.87%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (15.51%) User Experience
3 35 (9.36%) Management Information System
4 34 (9.09%) Open Source
5 11 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.87%) NHS
8 6 (1.60%) RIA
9 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.34%) Social Media
10 4 (1.07%) Credit Risk
10 4 (1.07%) Psychology
10 4 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.80%) IVR
11 3 (0.80%) EMC Centera
11 3 (0.80%) Online Games
11 3 (0.80%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.22%) Windows
1 27 (7.22%) Linux
2 14 (3.74%) UNIX
3 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.07%) Android
5 3 (0.80%) zOS
5 3 (0.80%) VMS
5 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.53%) Project Management
3 65 (17.38%) User Stories
4 57 (15.24%) Business Analysis
5 48 (12.83%) Scrum
5 48 (12.83%) Programme Management
6 47 (12.57%) Risk Management
7 44 (11.76%) TDD
8 42 (11.23%) Change Control
9 38 (10.16%) Dependency Management
10 35 (9.36%) Software Engineering
11 32 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 30 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.02%) Analytics
13 28 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (7.22%) Use Case
15 24 (6.42%) Test Automation
16 23 (6.15%) Refactoring
16 23 (6.15%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.70%) Java
2 37 (9.89%) Ruby
3 32 (8.56%) C#
4 18 (4.81%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.81%) SQL
5 13 (3.48%) PHP
6 10 (2.67%) C
7 9 (2.41%) Python
8 7 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.87%) Scala
9 6 (1.60%) C++
10 5 (1.34%) Perl
11 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.80%) ABAP
12 3 (0.80%) Delphi
13 2 (0.53%) Groovy
13 2 (0.53%) XAML
14 1 (0.27%) SOQL
14 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (8.29%) Degree
2 19 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.34%) MCSE
5 5 (1.34%) ISEB
5 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.80%) PMP
6 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.27%) CBAP
8 1 (0.27%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.42%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) KVM
2 1 (0.27%) vCloud
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Puppet
1 6 (1.60%) Vagrant
1 6 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) Salt
2 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) logstash
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (10.70%) CheckPoint
2 38 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.21%) SAP
4 10 (2.67%) Oracle
5 9 (2.41%) Google
6 8 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.87%) IBM
8 6 (1.60%) Cisco
8 6 (1.60%) Adobe
8 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.60%) VMware
9 5 (1.34%) Perforce
10 3 (0.80%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.80%) RedDot
10 3 (0.80%) Remedy
10 3 (0.80%) NetApp
10 3 (0.80%) Sun
10 3 (0.80%) SunGard
10 3 (0.80%) HP
10 3 (0.80%) EMC
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 700 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 800 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 800 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 27 days ago