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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 400 440 425
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Contract jobs citing Product Management 178 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 69
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £585 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £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 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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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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 -10 88 £495 +10.00% 77
East of England +6 27 £475 +137.50% 10
South East -15 25 £444 +36.53% 23
Yorkshire +1 16 £638 +104.00% 4
South West -26 9 £550 +46.66% 4
North West -3 8 £519 -9.97% 8
West Midlands - 5 £358 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
North East - - - -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (22.51%) Project Management
4 68 (17.80%) Finance
5 63 (16.49%) User Stories
6 60 (15.71%) Business Analysis
7 52 (13.61%) Scrum
8 51 (13.35%) HTML
8 51 (13.35%) Ruby
8 51 (13.35%) User Experience
9 50 (13.09%) TDD
10 46 (12.04%) Programme Management
11 43 (11.26%) Risk Management
12 41 (10.73%) Java
12 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
12 41 (10.73%) Marketing
13 39 (10.21%) CSS
14 38 (9.95%) Change Control
15 36 (9.42%) Mentoring
15 36 (9.42%) CheckPoint
16 35 (9.16%) Software Engineering
16 35 (9.16%) Open Source
17 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
17 34 (8.90%) Dependency Management
18 33 (8.64%) Windows
18 33 (8.64%) C#
19 31 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (8.12%) Banking
20 30 (7.85%) Retail
20 30 (7.85%) Management Information System

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.14%) Apache
2 7 (1.83%) Drupal
2 7 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.57%) CMS
3 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.05%) Lync
4 4 (1.05%) SAS
4 4 (1.05%) JBoss
4 4 (1.05%) IIS
5 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) Jetty
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) nginx
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.28%) MS Office
3 15 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.09%) MS Project
6 6 (1.57%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.79%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.31%) SaaS
1 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) Force.com
3 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.93%) Internet
2 10 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.57%) VoIP
4 5 (1.31%) DNS
4 5 (1.31%) SSL
4 5 (1.31%) DSL
5 4 (1.05%) DOCSIS
5 4 (1.05%) LAN
6 3 (0.79%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.79%) Broadband
6 3 (0.79%) HTTP
7 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.52%) Firewall
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) UMTS
7 2 (0.52%) PSTN
7 2 (0.52%) LTE
7 2 (0.52%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) HSPA
8 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.24%) MySQL
2 17 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.05%) Redis
6 4 (1.05%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.79%) DB2
7 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) QlikView
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) MS Access
9 1 (0.26%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.36%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.36%) JIRA
3 6 (1.57%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.57%) Subversion
4 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.31%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.52%) Gradle
7 2 (0.52%) JMeter
7 2 (0.52%) Maven
7 2 (0.52%) Selenium
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.26%) WATIR
8 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (17.80%) Finance
2 41 (10.73%) Marketing
3 31 (8.12%) Banking
4 30 (7.85%) Retail
5 25 (6.54%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.62%) Legal
7 9 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.83%) Games
9 6 (1.57%) Law
10 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.31%) Back Office
11 4 (1.05%) Billing
11 4 (1.05%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.52%) Publishing
13 2 (0.52%) Electronics
13 2 (0.52%) Front Office
13 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (19.90%) Analyst
2 69 (18.06%) Business Analyst
3 64 (16.75%) Product Manager
4 42 (10.99%) Developer
5 36 (9.42%) Architect
6 28 (7.33%) Programme Manager
7 24 (6.28%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.28%) Agile Coach
8 20 (5.24%) Technical Architect
9 12 (3.14%) Product Owner
10 11 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (2.88%) Designer
10 11 (2.88%) Programmer
11 10 (2.62%) Consultant
11 10 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.62%) Ruby Developer
12 8 (2.09%) ScrumMaster
13 7 (1.83%) Agile Project Manager
13 7 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.57%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (13.35%) HTML
2 39 (10.21%) CSS
3 26 (6.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 24 (6.28%) XML
4 24 (6.28%) HTML5
4 24 (6.28%) REST
5 23 (6.02%) CSS3
6 19 (4.97%) LAMP
7 15 (3.93%) JSON
7 15 (3.93%) Ajax
8 12 (3.14%) Django
8 12 (3.14%) Play Framework
9 10 (2.62%) .NET
10 9 (2.36%) SOAP
11 7 (1.83%) Web Services
12 6 (1.57%) XSLT
12 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.31%) Sass
14 4 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (13.35%) User Experience
3 35 (9.16%) Open Source
4 30 (7.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.83%) NHS
8 5 (1.31%) RIA
8 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.05%) Psychology
9 4 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.79%) Online Games
10 3 (0.79%) Neural Network
10 3 (0.79%) IVR
10 3 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.64%) Windows
2 28 (7.33%) Linux
3 15 (3.93%) UNIX
4 4 (1.05%) VMS
4 4 (1.05%) Android
4 4 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.79%) zOS
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (43.19%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (22.51%) Project Management
3 63 (16.49%) User Stories
4 60 (15.71%) Business Analysis
5 52 (13.61%) Scrum
6 50 (13.09%) TDD
7 46 (12.04%) Programme Management
8 43 (11.26%) Risk Management
9 38 (9.95%) Change Control
10 36 (9.42%) Mentoring
11 35 (9.16%) Software Engineering
12 34 (8.90%) Dependency Management
13 31 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (7.07%) Use Case
15 24 (6.28%) Test Automation
15 24 (6.28%) Analytics
16 23 (6.02%) Refactoring
16 23 (6.02%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (5.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.35%) Ruby
2 41 (10.73%) Java
3 33 (8.64%) C#
4 19 (4.97%) SQL
5 17 (4.45%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.93%) Scala
7 13 (3.40%) PHP
8 10 (2.62%) C
9 9 (2.36%) Python
10 7 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.57%) C++
12 5 (1.31%) Perl
13 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.05%) ABAP
13 4 (1.05%) Groovy
14 3 (0.79%) Delphi
15 2 (0.52%) SOQL
15 2 (0.52%) XAML
15 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (7.07%) Degree
2 17 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.31%) ISEB
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.05%) MCSE
6 4 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.79%) PMP
7 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) CBAP
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) CISSP
9 1 (0.26%) CISA
9 1 (0.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.28%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) KVM
2 2 (0.52%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Vagrant
1 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
2 1 (0.26%) logstash
2 1 (0.26%) Salt
2 1 (0.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.42%) CheckPoint
3 14 (3.66%) SAP
4 11 (2.88%) Oracle
5 9 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.83%) IBM
7 6 (1.57%) Adobe
8 5 (1.31%) Cisco
8 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.31%) Perforce
8 5 (1.31%) VMware
9 4 (1.05%) Google
10 3 (0.79%) Sun
10 3 (0.79%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.79%) RedDot
10 3 (0.79%) F5
11 2 (0.52%) Open Text
11 2 (0.52%) Avaya
11 2 (0.52%) NetApp
11 2 (0.52%) Remedy
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 - 800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Exchange Resources LLP
Rate: 300-400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago