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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 406 380 402
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing Product Management 195 197 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 133 106
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £585 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £389 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 - -
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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 119 £438 -2.77% 52
South East -9 36 £425 +13.33% 19
Yorkshire -15 16 £350 -28.57% 5
North West -45 11 £500 +25.00% 7
East of England 0 3 £375 +15.38% 8
North East -24 3 £445 -
East Midlands 0 2 £500 +53.84% 5
West Midlands -3 2 £700 +69.69% 1
South West -10 2 £370 -22.10% 13
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 160 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (25.99%) Finance
3 76 (20.16%) Marketing
4 73 (19.36%) Project Management
5 69 (18.30%) User Experience
6 66 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (16.98%) Scrum
8 59 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (14.85%) HTML
10 46 (12.20%) CSS
11 45 (11.94%) E-Commerce
12 43 (11.41%) Banking
13 40 (10.61%) Degree
14 37 (9.81%) Telecoms
15 33 (8.75%) Legal
16 30 (7.96%) Software Engineering
16 30 (7.96%) Business Analysis
17 27 (7.16%) Risk Management
17 27 (7.16%) Programme Management
17 27 (7.16%) Java
18 26 (6.90%) Analytics
19 25 (6.63%) JavaScript
20 24 (6.37%) HTML5
20 24 (6.37%) Workflow
21 23 (6.10%) TDD
22 22 (5.84%) SQL
22 22 (5.84%) User Stories
22 22 (5.84%) REST
22 22 (5.84%) SDLC
23 21 (5.57%) Retail

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.12%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.33%) Lync
3 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.06%) Apache
4 4 (1.06%) Confluence
5 3 (0.80%) CMS
6 2 (0.53%) WordPress
6 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.53%) JBoss
6 2 (0.53%) SAS
6 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.27%) Documentum
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (3.18%) MS Office
2 11 (2.92%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.65%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.59%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (1.59%) MS Project
6 5 (1.33%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.33%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.80%) Optimost
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.80%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.27%) Global One
5 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) PaaS
2 6 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.92%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.59%) Firewall
2 6 (1.59%) Network Security
3 5 (1.33%) MPLS
3 5 (1.33%) Broadband
4 4 (1.06%) ATM
4 4 (1.06%) HTTP
4 4 (1.06%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.06%) Multicast
5 3 (0.80%) Telepresence
5 3 (0.80%) H.323
5 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.80%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.53%) 3G
6 2 (0.53%) VoIP
6 2 (0.53%) WAN
6 2 (0.53%) LDAP
6 2 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.98%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.45%) MySQL
4 11 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.92%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.53%) Big Data
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 12 (3.18%) JIRA
3 10 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.06%) Subversion
6 3 (0.80%) JUnit
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) Appium
General
1 98 (25.99%) Finance
2 76 (20.16%) Marketing
3 43 (11.41%) Banking
4 37 (9.81%) Telecoms
5 33 (8.75%) Legal
6 21 (5.57%) Retail
7 13 (3.45%) Advertising
7 13 (3.45%) Billing
8 11 (2.92%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.65%) Games
10 8 (2.12%) Publishing
11 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.33%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.06%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.06%) Private Banking
12 4 (1.06%) Law
12 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.80%) Automotive
13 3 (0.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (19.10%) Analyst
2 68 (18.04%) Product Manager
3 60 (15.92%) Business Analyst
4 39 (10.34%) Architect
5 37 (9.81%) Project Manager
6 31 (8.22%) Developer
7 25 (6.63%) Designer
8 19 (5.04%) Programme Manager
9 16 (4.24%) Product Owner
10 14 (3.71%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.45%) Technical Manager
11 13 (3.45%) UX Designer
12 12 (3.18%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.65%) Senior Architect
14 9 (2.39%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (2.12%) UI Designer
15 8 (2.12%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.85%) HTML
2 46 (12.20%) CSS
3 24 (6.37%) HTML5
4 22 (5.84%) REST
5 20 (5.31%) .NET
6 18 (4.77%) jQuery
7 17 (4.51%) Web Services
8 14 (3.71%) Ajax
8 14 (3.71%) Django
9 13 (3.45%) JSON
10 12 (3.18%) CSS3
10 12 (3.18%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (2.65%) Middleware
12 10 (2.65%) Play Framework
13 9 (2.39%) J2EE
14 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.86%) XML
15 7 (1.86%) jBPM
15 7 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.30%) User Experience
2 66 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.92%) RIA
6 10 (2.65%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.39%) Streaming Video
7 9 (2.39%) NHS
8 7 (1.86%) IPTV
8 7 (1.86%) Social Media
8 7 (1.86%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.59%) FMCG
10 5 (1.33%) Graphic Design
11 4 (1.06%) Informatics
11 4 (1.06%) Statistics
11 4 (1.06%) STB
11 4 (1.06%) PMI
11 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.80%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.92%) Android
2 10 (2.65%) Windows
2 10 (2.65%) Linux
3 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.33%) UNIX
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (19.36%) Project Management
3 64 (16.98%) Scrum
4 59 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (11.94%) E-Commerce
6 30 (7.96%) Software Engineering
6 30 (7.96%) Business Analysis
7 27 (7.16%) Programme Management
7 27 (7.16%) Risk Management
8 26 (6.90%) Analytics
9 24 (6.37%) Workflow
10 23 (6.10%) TDD
11 22 (5.84%) User Stories
11 22 (5.84%) SDLC
12 20 (5.31%) Software Delivery
13 19 (5.04%) Change Control
13 19 (5.04%) Mentoring
13 19 (5.04%) Use Case
14 18 (4.77%) Kanban
14 18 (4.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.16%) Java
2 25 (6.63%) JavaScript
3 22 (5.84%) SQL
4 13 (3.45%) Ruby
5 11 (2.92%) C#
5 11 (2.92%) Scala
6 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.80%) Python
7 3 (0.80%) C
8 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.53%) PHP
8 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (10.61%) Degree
2 16 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.92%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.12%) PMP
6 3 (0.80%) CISA
6 3 (0.80%) CCNP
6 3 (0.80%) CCNA
6 3 (0.80%) CCDA
6 3 (0.80%) CCDP
6 3 (0.80%) ISEB
6 3 (0.80%) CISSP
6 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.53%) MBA
7 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.27%) MCTS
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) vCloud
2 1 (0.27%) KVM
2 1 (0.27%) Xen
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Pingdom
2 2 (0.53%) Graphite
2 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.53%) SCCM
2 2 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.77%) Oracle
2 18 (4.77%) CheckPoint
3 13 (3.45%) SAP
3 13 (3.45%) Adobe
4 11 (2.92%) IBM
5 7 (1.86%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.59%) Google
7 5 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.33%) Cisco
7 5 (1.33%) Siebel
8 4 (1.06%) HP
8 4 (1.06%) Remedy
8 4 (1.06%) Sencha
9 3 (0.80%) Maxymiser
9 3 (0.80%) Tealeaf
9 3 (0.80%) Apple
9 3 (0.80%) Omniture
9 3 (0.80%) EMC
9 3 (0.80%) Cerner
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