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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 372 393 406
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Contract jobs citing Product Management 194 149 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 92 65
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£495 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £58.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.75 -
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -6 101 £500 +11.11% 66
East of England +33 41 £523 +148.92% 10
South East -7 22 £419 -2.04% 23
Yorkshire +5 18 £438 -23.91% 5
West Midlands - 6 £523 - 4
North West -11 4 £353 +35.57% 9
South West -14 3 £550 +233.33% 7
East Midlands - - - - 6
North East - - - - 3
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 172 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.63%) Project Management
3 73 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (19.94%) Finance
5 67 (18.82%) User Stories
6 61 (17.13%) User Experience
7 52 (14.61%) TDD
8 50 (14.04%) Scrum
9 49 (13.76%) Java
10 48 (13.48%) Marketing
11 45 (12.64%) Business Analysis
12 43 (12.08%) Ruby
12 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
13 40 (11.24%) Risk Management
13 40 (11.24%) Mentoring
14 38 (10.67%) Programme Management
14 38 (10.67%) HTML
15 37 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (10.11%) Change Control
16 36 (10.11%) C#
17 35 (9.83%) Open Source
18 34 (9.55%) CheckPoint
18 34 (9.55%) Microsoft
19 32 (8.99%) Degree
19 32 (8.99%) Dependency Management
20 31 (8.71%) Test Automation
21 30 (8.43%) Refactoring
22 29 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (8.15%) Management Information System
23 28 (7.87%) CSS

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (3.37%) Apache
2 8 (2.25%) Lync
3 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.69%) Drupal
4 6 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.40%) CMS
5 5 (1.40%) SAS
6 4 (1.12%) JBoss
7 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.93%) MS Office
4 12 (3.37%) Photoshop
5 10 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.53%) MS Project
7 7 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.84%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.84%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.56%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.28%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.56%) Global One
3 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) SaaS
2 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.81%) TCP/IP
1 10 (2.81%) Internet
2 7 (1.97%) VoIP
3 5 (1.40%) SSL
3 5 (1.40%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.12%) NAS
4 4 (1.12%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) LAN
5 3 (0.84%) PSTN
5 3 (0.84%) DOCSIS
5 3 (0.84%) HTTP
5 3 (0.84%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.56%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) DSL
6 2 (0.56%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.28%) ATM
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.93%) MySQL
2 11 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (2.81%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.81%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.84%) DB2
7 2 (0.56%) Redis
7 2 (0.56%) MS Access
7 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) QlikView
8 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.09%) Axure RP
2 9 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (1.97%) JIRA
5 6 (1.69%) Subversion
5 6 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.56%) Selenium
8 2 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) JMeter
8 2 (0.56%) Gradle
9 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.28%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.28%) Xcode
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 71 (19.94%) Finance
2 48 (13.48%) Marketing
3 27 (7.58%) Banking
4 24 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.18%) Retail
6 11 (3.09%) Games
7 9 (2.53%) Legal
8 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.40%) Publishing
9 5 (1.40%) Back Office
10 4 (1.12%) Front Office
10 4 (1.12%) Law
11 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (18.26%) Analyst
2 57 (16.01%) Product Manager
3 54 (15.17%) Business Analyst
4 38 (10.67%) Architect
5 30 (8.43%) Agile Coach
6 28 (7.87%) Programme Manager
7 27 (7.58%) Project Manager
8 22 (6.18%) Developer
9 17 (4.78%) Designer
10 16 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.93%) Technical Architect
12 12 (3.37%) Senior Manager
13 11 (3.09%) Consultant
13 11 (3.09%) UX Designer
14 9 (2.53%) Product Owner
14 9 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (2.53%) Senior Product Manager
15 8 (2.25%) User Experience Architect
15 8 (2.25%) Senior Business Analyst
16 7 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.67%) HTML
2 28 (7.87%) CSS
3 18 (5.06%) XML
4 15 (4.21%) REST
5 14 (3.93%) HTML5
5 14 (3.93%) Web Services
6 12 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (3.09%) CSS3
8 10 (2.81%) RESTful
8 10 (2.81%) Ajax
8 10 (2.81%) LAMP
9 9 (2.53%) JSON
10 7 (1.97%) Django
11 6 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.69%) Play Framework
12 5 (1.40%) SOAP
12 5 (1.40%) Middleware
12 5 (1.40%) jQuery
13 4 (1.12%) .NET
13 4 (1.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (17.13%) User Experience
3 35 (9.83%) Open Source
4 29 (8.15%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.09%) RIA
6 10 (2.81%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.97%) Human Factors
8 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
8 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.40%) Psychology
8 5 (1.40%) Social Media
9 4 (1.12%) Online Games
9 4 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.12%) Statistics
9 4 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.12%) EMC Centera
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.84%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.58%) Linux
2 21 (5.90%) Windows
3 14 (3.93%) UNIX
4 5 (1.40%) Android
4 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.84%) zOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.63%) Project Management
3 67 (18.82%) User Stories
4 52 (14.61%) TDD
5 50 (14.04%) Scrum
6 45 (12.64%) Business Analysis
7 43 (12.08%) Software Engineering
8 40 (11.24%) Risk Management
8 40 (11.24%) Mentoring
9 38 (10.67%) Programme Management
10 37 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (10.11%) Change Control
12 32 (8.99%) Dependency Management
13 31 (8.71%) Test Automation
14 30 (8.43%) Refactoring
15 29 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (7.58%) E-Commerce
16 27 (7.58%) Analytics
17 23 (6.46%) CRM
18 18 (5.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.76%) Java
2 43 (12.08%) Ruby
3 36 (10.11%) C#
4 19 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.78%) SQL
6 12 (3.37%) PHP
7 9 (2.53%) C
8 8 (2.25%) Scala
8 8 (2.25%) Python
9 7 (1.97%) C++
9 7 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.40%) Perl
11 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.84%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.56%) Groovy
13 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.56%) XAML
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (8.99%) Degree
2 20 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.40%) MCSE
5 5 (1.40%) ISEB
5 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.12%) PMP
6 4 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.74%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) KVM
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Puppet
1 6 (1.69%) Vagrant
1 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.84%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) logstash
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (9.55%) CheckPoint
1 34 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.37%) Cisco
3 11 (3.09%) Oracle
3 11 (3.09%) Google
4 10 (2.81%) SAP
4 10 (2.81%) Adobe
5 7 (1.97%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.97%) IBM
6 6 (1.69%) Informatica
6 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.69%) VMware
7 5 (1.40%) Perforce
8 4 (1.12%) HP
8 4 (1.12%) EMC
8 4 (1.12%) NetApp
8 4 (1.12%) Remedy
8 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.84%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.84%) Juniper
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Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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London
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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London
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
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