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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 430 415 396
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Product Management 143 150 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 70
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £77.50 £60.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £60.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £60.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £60.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +118.18%
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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Product Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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 90 £475 +5.55% 75
South East -29 26 £400 - 24
East of England +14 15 £511 +27.62% 10
North West -14 5 £450 +109.30% 8
North East - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -19 2 £315 -47.50% 3
West Midlands -9 1 £593 +31.73% 6
South West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 5
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 166 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (20.11%) Finance
3 64 (18.39%) Project Management
3 64 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (17.53%) User Experience
5 56 (16.09%) User Stories
6 54 (15.52%) Scrum
7 51 (14.66%) TDD
8 49 (14.08%) Marketing
9 48 (13.79%) Java
10 44 (12.64%) HTML
10 44 (12.64%) Ruby
11 38 (10.92%) Business Analysis
12 36 (10.34%) Degree
12 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 35 (10.06%) Programme Management
13 35 (10.06%) Software Engineering
14 34 (9.77%) CSS
14 34 (9.77%) Mentoring
15 33 (9.48%) Banking
15 33 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (9.48%) Risk Management
15 33 (9.48%) Change Control
16 32 (9.20%) C#
17 31 (8.91%) CheckPoint
18 30 (8.62%) Telecoms
18 30 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (8.33%) Dependency Management
20 27 (7.76%) Analytics
20 27 (7.76%) Test Automation

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (2.30%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.30%) Lync
2 6 (1.72%) Apache
2 6 (1.72%) CMS
3 5 (1.44%) SAS
3 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.86%) JBoss
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.86%) Confluence
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) Drupal
7 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.29%) Mule
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.87%) MS Office
4 9 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.01%) MS Project
6 5 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.86%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.29%) InDesign
10 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.29%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 12 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.44%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.86%) Global One
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.57%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) Internet
2 8 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.72%) VoIP
4 5 (1.44%) SSL
4 5 (1.44%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.15%) NAS
5 4 (1.15%) DNS
6 3 (0.86%) HTTP
6 3 (0.86%) PSTN
6 3 (0.86%) Firewall
6 3 (0.86%) Network Security
7 2 (0.57%) Intranet
7 2 (0.57%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.57%) PBX
7 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.57%) MPLS
8 1 (0.29%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.29%) DSLAM
8 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.75%) MySQL
2 17 (4.89%) MongoDB
2 17 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (4.89%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) Redis
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (3.45%) JIRA
2 9 (2.59%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.44%) Subversion
3 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.57%) JMeter
6 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
6 2 (0.57%) Gradle
7 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.29%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.29%) Hudson
7 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.29%) Behat
7 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (20.11%) Finance
2 49 (14.08%) Marketing
3 33 (9.48%) Banking
4 30 (8.62%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.61%) Retail
6 13 (3.74%) Legal
7 11 (3.16%) Games
8 10 (2.87%) Publishing
9 8 (2.30%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.01%) Billing
11 5 (1.44%) Front Office
12 4 (1.15%) Law
12 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.86%) Back Office
14 2 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.57%) International Banking
15 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (17.82%) Analyst
2 60 (17.24%) Product Manager
3 51 (14.66%) Business Analyst
4 43 (12.36%) Architect
5 26 (7.47%) Programme Manager
5 26 (7.47%) Agile Coach
6 24 (6.90%) Developer
7 23 (6.61%) Project Manager
8 22 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.89%) Technical Architect
10 14 (4.02%) Consultant
10 14 (4.02%) Designer
11 13 (3.74%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.87%) Product Owner
12 10 (2.87%) Senior Product Manager
13 9 (2.59%) UX Designer
13 9 (2.59%) Senior Business Analyst
14 8 (2.30%) Senior Architect
15 6 (1.72%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.64%) HTML
2 34 (9.77%) CSS
3 27 (7.76%) HTML5
4 18 (5.17%) CSS3
5 17 (4.89%) Ajax
5 17 (4.89%) Web Services
6 16 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (4.60%) REST
7 15 (4.31%) Django
8 14 (4.02%) JSON
9 12 (3.45%) Play Framework
10 10 (2.87%) jQuery
10 10 (2.87%) RESTful
10 10 (2.87%) XML
11 7 (2.01%) Middleware
11 7 (2.01%) .NET
11 7 (2.01%) J2EE
12 6 (1.72%) SOAP
13 5 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (1.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (17.53%) User Experience
3 27 (7.76%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.18%) Open Source
5 12 (3.45%) RIA
6 10 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.01%) Human Factors
7 7 (2.01%) Statistics
7 7 (2.01%) NHS
8 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.44%) Social Media
9 4 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.15%) Online Games
9 4 (1.15%) Psychology
9 4 (1.15%) EMC Centera
10 3 (0.86%) Neural Network
10 3 (0.86%) FMCG
10 3 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.90%) Linux
2 11 (3.16%) Windows
3 8 (2.30%) UNIX
3 8 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.72%) Android
5 5 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (47.70%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.39%) Project Management
3 56 (16.09%) User Stories
4 54 (15.52%) Scrum
5 51 (14.66%) TDD
6 38 (10.92%) Business Analysis
7 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 35 (10.06%) Programme Management
8 35 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 34 (9.77%) Mentoring
10 33 (9.48%) Change Control
10 33 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (9.48%) Risk Management
11 30 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (8.33%) Dependency Management
13 27 (7.76%) Analytics
13 27 (7.76%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.47%) Refactoring
15 24 (6.90%) CRM
16 22 (6.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.79%) Java
2 44 (12.64%) Ruby
3 32 (9.20%) C#
4 22 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.89%) SQL
6 14 (4.02%) Scala
7 10 (2.87%) C
8 9 (2.59%) Python
9 7 (2.01%) C++
10 5 (1.44%) PHP
11 4 (1.15%) Perl
12 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.57%) XAML
13 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.29%) Groovy
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (10.34%) Degree
2 16 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (1.44%) MCSE
4 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.15%) ISEB
5 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.86%) PMP
6 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CISA
7 2 (0.57%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.29%) vCloud
1 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) SCOM
2 2 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) logstash
3 1 (0.29%) Salt
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (8.91%) CheckPoint
2 23 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.03%) Oracle
4 12 (3.45%) Cisco
4 12 (3.45%) Google
5 10 (2.87%) SAP
5 10 (2.87%) Adobe
6 8 (2.30%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.01%) IBM
8 6 (1.72%) Informatica
8 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.72%) VMware
9 5 (1.44%) Perforce
9 5 (1.44%) Siebel
10 4 (1.15%) HP
10 4 (1.15%) EMC
10 4 (1.15%) NetApp
10 4 (1.15%) Sencha
10 4 (1.15%) Remedy
11 3 (0.86%) SunGard
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Rate: £575 - £650 per month
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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