The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 385 387 396
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Product Management 197 159 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 107 81
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Product Management
UK

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 July 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 30 July 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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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 +36 101 £450 +12.50% 44
South East -31 35 £375 -13.79% 16
North West +30 30 £400 +18.51% 7
Yorkshire +12 8 £490 +108.51% 6
West Midlands - 8 £413 - 5
South West -25 4 £475 +40.74% 5
East of England - 3 £325 - 7
East Midlands -4 2 £325 -18.75% 3
Midlands - 1 £225 -
North East - 1 - - 5
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 95 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.97%) Project Management
3 65 (18.90%) User Stories
4 59 (17.15%) Scrum
5 58 (16.86%) Finance
6 50 (14.53%) HTML
6 50 (14.53%) Business Analysis
7 47 (13.66%) CSS
8 43 (12.50%) TDD
8 43 (12.50%) Ruby
9 42 (12.21%) Marketing
10 37 (10.76%) E-Commerce
11 36 (10.47%) Use Case
12 31 (9.01%) Kanban
13 30 (8.72%) Programme Management
14 29 (8.43%) Microsoft
14 29 (8.43%) Java
14 29 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails
15 27 (7.85%) CSS3
15 27 (7.85%) HTML5
15 27 (7.85%) Banking
15 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (7.56%) C#
16 26 (7.56%) OO
17 25 (7.27%) Telecoms
18 24 (6.98%) Management Information System
18 24 (6.98%) Retail
18 24 (6.98%) MySQL
19 23 (6.69%) Scala
19 23 (6.69%) REST

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (2.62%) CMS
2 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.16%) Apache
3 4 (1.16%) IIS
4 3 (0.87%) Drupal
4 3 (0.87%) WordPress
4 3 (0.87%) Content Management Server
4 3 (0.87%) SAS
5 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Kentico
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (5.23%) MS Office
2 16 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.87%) MS Project
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.29%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (0.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.29%) Summit
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Force.com
1 2 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.49%) Internet
2 9 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.16%) Broadband
3 4 (1.16%) VPN
3 4 (1.16%) HTTP
3 4 (1.16%) SSL
3 4 (1.16%) Wireless
4 3 (0.87%) Firewall
4 3 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.87%) DNS
4 3 (0.87%) DSL
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) DOCSIS
5 2 (0.58%) SAN
5 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.58%) NAS
5 2 (0.58%) MVNO
6 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.29%) NFC
6 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.98%) MySQL
2 20 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.49%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.03%) SAP BW
8 6 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.74%) Redis
9 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.16%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Axure RP
1 9 (2.62%) Cucumber
2 7 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.74%) NUnit
4 5 (1.45%) JIRA
4 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 58 (16.86%) Finance
2 42 (12.21%) Marketing
3 27 (7.85%) Banking
4 25 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.98%) Retail
6 8 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.33%) Games
7 5 (1.45%) German Language
8 4 (1.16%) Legal
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.16%) Publishing
9 3 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Dutch Language
9 3 (0.87%) French Language
9 3 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (27.62%) Product Manager
2 62 (18.02%) Analyst
3 56 (16.28%) Business Analyst
4 36 (10.47%) Architect
5 35 (10.17%) Developer
6 21 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.81%) Technical Architect
8 19 (5.52%) Agile Coach
9 15 (4.36%) Programme Manager
10 13 (3.78%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.20%) Designer
11 11 (3.20%) E-Commerce Manager
11 11 (3.20%) Product Owner
12 10 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 10 (2.91%) ScrumMaster
13 9 (2.62%) Ruby Developer
13 9 (2.62%) Programmer
13 9 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.33%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.53%) HTML
2 47 (13.66%) CSS
3 29 (8.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 27 (7.85%) CSS3
4 27 (7.85%) HTML5
5 23 (6.69%) REST
6 20 (5.81%) Ajax
7 19 (5.52%) JSON
8 17 (4.94%) Django
8 17 (4.94%) .NET
9 16 (4.65%) Play Framework
10 12 (3.49%) LAMP
11 11 (3.20%) XML
12 8 (2.33%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.03%) Velocity
13 7 (2.03%) Web Services
14 6 (1.74%) SOAP
14 6 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (1.45%) Spring
15 5 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.52%) Open Source
3 10 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.33%) NHS
5 7 (2.03%) New Media
5 7 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.45%) Psychology
7 5 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.16%) PMI
8 4 (1.16%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.16%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.16%) Online Games
9 3 (0.87%) RIA
10 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.58%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) Equities
10 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.81%) Windows
2 12 (3.49%) Linux
2 12 (3.49%) UNIX
3 6 (1.74%) VMS
4 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.97%) Project Management
3 65 (18.90%) User Stories
4 59 (17.15%) Scrum
5 50 (14.53%) Business Analysis
6 43 (12.50%) TDD
7 37 (10.76%) E-Commerce
8 36 (10.47%) Use Case
9 31 (9.01%) Kanban
10 30 (8.72%) Programme Management
11 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (7.56%) OO
13 21 (6.10%) Change Control
14 20 (5.81%) Analytics
15 19 (5.52%) B2B
15 19 (5.52%) Workflow
16 18 (5.23%) Risk Management
16 18 (5.23%) Software Engineering
17 17 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (4.94%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.50%) Ruby
2 29 (8.43%) Java
3 26 (7.56%) C#
4 23 (6.69%) Scala
5 17 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.20%) Python
7 8 (2.33%) SQL
8 7 (2.03%) ABAP
9 6 (1.74%) PHP
10 5 (1.45%) Groovy
10 5 (1.45%) C
11 4 (1.16%) Perl
11 4 (1.16%) VB
11 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.87%) R
12 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
13 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (5.81%) Degree
2 10 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.33%) PMP
3 8 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.16%) ISEB
5 4 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.16%) APMP
5 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CISSP
7 2 (0.58%) CISA
8 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CRISC
8 1 (0.29%) GIAC
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) XenApp
3 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.16%) SCCM
1 4 (1.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.94%) CheckPoint
3 14 (4.07%) Oracle
4 11 (3.20%) SAP
5 7 (2.03%) Adobe
5 7 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.16%) CA
8 3 (0.87%) RedDot
8 3 (0.87%) Symantec
9 2 (0.58%) JBoss
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) EMC
9 2 (0.58%) NetApp
9 2 (0.58%) Open Text
9 2 (0.58%) F5
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
9 2 (0.58%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Capita
10 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
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