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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 395 416 421
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 188 146 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 100 62
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £77.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+330.55% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 - £17.50
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
38770 36926 31244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.37% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24670 23522 19100
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1108 969
Average hourly rate £28.85 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +9 110 £475 +5.55% 58
South East -8 28 £400 +2.56% 23
Yorkshire +6 19 £375 -37.50% 9
East of England +14 13 £475 +11.76% 8
North East -4 7 £281 -43.75% 1
South West +8 5 £550 +45.69% 7
North West -18 4 £463 +88.77% 9
West Midlands -16 1 £593 +89.70% 6
Product Management
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Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 159 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.69%) Finance
3 78 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (20.11%) Project Management
5 65 (17.91%) User Experience
6 59 (16.25%) Marketing
7 55 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (13.77%) Scrum
9 44 (12.12%) User Stories
10 41 (11.29%) HTML
10 41 (11.29%) E-Commerce
11 39 (10.74%) Java
11 39 (10.74%) Banking
12 38 (10.47%) Degree
13 37 (10.19%) TDD
14 36 (9.92%) CSS
15 35 (9.64%) Telecoms
15 35 (9.64%) Management Information System
15 35 (9.64%) Business Analysis
16 32 (8.82%) Risk Management
17 31 (8.54%) Programme Management
18 29 (7.99%) Ruby
19 28 (7.71%) Change Control
19 28 (7.71%) CheckPoint
20 27 (7.44%) Software Engineering
21 26 (7.16%) Analytics
21 26 (7.16%) Dependency Management
22 25 (6.89%) Mentoring
22 25 (6.89%) Open Source
22 25 (6.89%) Legal

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (3.58%) Lync
2 7 (1.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.38%) SAS
5 4 (1.10%) Confluence
6 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.83%) CMS
6 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.28%) IIS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Documentum
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) Mule
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 14 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.48%) MS Office
4 8 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.38%) MS Project
6 5 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.38%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.83%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.83%) Global One
3 3 (0.83%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.75%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.20%) PaaS
3 6 (1.65%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.93%) VoIP
1 7 (1.93%) Internet
1 7 (1.93%) Unified Communications
2 6 (1.65%) NAS
2 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.10%) Broadband
4 3 (0.83%) MPLS
4 3 (0.83%) Firewall
4 3 (0.83%) Network Security
4 3 (0.83%) SSL
5 2 (0.55%) DNS
5 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) ATM
6 1 (0.28%) DHCP
6 1 (0.28%) LAN
6 1 (0.28%) PBX
6 1 (0.28%) PSTN
6 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.86%) MySQL
2 13 (3.58%) MongoDB
2 13 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (3.58%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.55%) Big Data
8 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (3.86%) Axure RP
2 12 (3.31%) JIRA
3 8 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.55%) Subversion
5 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) Appium
6 1 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 86 (23.69%) Finance
2 59 (16.25%) Marketing
3 39 (10.74%) Banking
4 35 (9.64%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.89%) Legal
6 21 (5.79%) Retail
7 13 (3.58%) Games
8 8 (2.20%) Publishing
8 8 (2.20%) Billing
9 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.65%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.38%) Advertising
11 5 (1.38%) Front Office
12 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.83%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.55%) International Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Electronics
13 2 (0.55%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (22.31%) Analyst
2 68 (18.73%) Business Analyst
3 64 (17.63%) Product Manager
4 45 (12.40%) Architect
5 30 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.44%) Programme Manager
7 21 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.96%) Developer
8 18 (4.96%) Designer
9 16 (4.41%) Agile Coach
10 15 (4.13%) Senior Manager
11 13 (3.58%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.58%) Consultant
11 13 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Senior Product Manager
13 11 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (2.75%) Product Owner
14 10 (2.75%) UX Designer
15 9 (2.48%) Senior Architect
16 7 (1.93%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.29%) HTML
2 36 (9.92%) CSS
3 24 (6.61%) HTML5
4 23 (6.34%) Web Services
5 14 (3.86%) CSS3
6 12 (3.31%) Django
6 12 (3.31%) Ajax
7 11 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (3.03%) Middleware
7 11 (3.03%) jQuery
7 11 (3.03%) JSON
7 11 (3.03%) REST
8 10 (2.75%) RESTful
9 9 (2.48%) .NET
9 9 (2.48%) Play Framework
10 7 (1.93%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.65%) J2EE
11 6 (1.65%) SOAP
12 4 (1.10%) jBPM
13 3 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (17.91%) User Experience
3 35 (9.64%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.89%) Open Source
5 15 (4.13%) RIA
6 9 (2.48%) NHS
7 8 (2.20%) Human Factors
8 7 (1.93%) Statistics
8 7 (1.93%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.65%) EMC Centera
10 5 (1.38%) Online Games
10 5 (1.38%) Psychology
10 5 (1.38%) FMCG
10 5 (1.38%) Social Media
11 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.10%) Informatics
11 4 (1.10%) PKI
12 3 (0.83%) STB
12 3 (0.83%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.13%) Linux
2 10 (2.75%) Android
3 9 (2.48%) UNIX
3 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.20%) Windows
5 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.11%) Project Management
3 55 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (13.77%) Scrum
5 44 (12.12%) User Stories
6 41 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 37 (10.19%) TDD
8 35 (9.64%) Business Analysis
9 32 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 31 (8.54%) Programme Management
11 28 (7.71%) Change Control
12 27 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 26 (7.16%) Analytics
13 26 (7.16%) Dependency Management
14 25 (6.89%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (6.61%) Change Management
15 24 (6.61%) CRM
16 21 (5.79%) Workflow
16 21 (5.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.74%) Java
2 29 (7.99%) Ruby
3 24 (6.61%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.34%) C#
5 18 (4.96%) SQL
6 11 (3.03%) Scala
7 4 (1.10%) C
8 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.55%) Python
8 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.55%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.28%) XAML
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (10.47%) Degree
2 17 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.38%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) PMP
6 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.55%) CISA
7 2 (0.55%) MBA
7 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) CCNA
7 2 (0.55%) CCDA
7 2 (0.55%) CCDP
7 2 (0.55%) ISEB
7 2 (0.55%) CISSP
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.38%) SCOM
2 3 (0.83%) SCCM
3 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (7.71%) CheckPoint
2 25 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.06%) Oracle
4 15 (4.13%) SAP
5 13 (3.58%) Cisco
6 11 (3.03%) Adobe
7 10 (2.75%) IBM
7 10 (2.75%) Google
7 10 (2.75%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.20%) Remedy
9 7 (1.93%) HP
9 7 (1.93%) EMC
10 6 (1.65%) Informatica
10 6 (1.65%) NetApp
11 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.38%) VMware
11 5 (1.38%) Juniper
11 5 (1.38%) Siebel
12 4 (1.10%) Sencha
13 3 (0.83%) Nintex
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