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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 378 395 402
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing Product Management 184 153 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 102 74
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
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 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 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 22 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 +32 101 £450 +12.50% 54
South East -22 30 £375 -12.28% 35
North West +16 28 £400 +18.51% 6
West Midlands - 9 £400 - 7
Yorkshire 0 4 £490 +108.51% 5
East of England - 4 £325 - 8
South West -33 3 £500 +48.14% 6
East Midlands -7 2 £325 -17.46%
Midlands - 1 £225 -
North East - 1 - - 6
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (22.66%) Project Management
3 63 (19.03%) User Stories
4 60 (18.13%) Scrum
5 51 (15.41%) HTML
5 51 (15.41%) Finance
6 49 (14.80%) Business Analysis
7 48 (14.50%) CSS
8 45 (13.60%) TDD
9 44 (13.29%) Ruby
10 38 (11.48%) Marketing
10 38 (11.48%) E-Commerce
11 33 (9.97%) Use Case
12 32 (9.67%) Kanban
13 30 (9.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 29 (8.76%) Microsoft
14 29 (8.76%) Java
15 28 (8.46%) CSS3
15 28 (8.46%) HTML5
16 27 (8.16%) C#
16 27 (8.16%) OO
17 26 (7.85%) Banking
17 26 (7.85%) Programme Management
17 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (7.55%) MySQL
19 24 (7.25%) Retail
19 24 (7.25%) Scala
19 24 (7.25%) REST
20 23 (6.95%) Telecoms
21 21 (6.34%) Management Information System

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (3.02%) CMS
2 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.21%) Apache
3 4 (1.21%) IIS
3 4 (1.21%) Content Management Server
4 3 (0.91%) Drupal
4 3 (0.91%) WordPress
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Kentico
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (5.14%) MS Office
2 13 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.21%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.91%) MS Project
7 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Magento
2 2 (0.60%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) GitHub
1 2 (0.60%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.63%) Internet
2 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.51%) Broadband
4 4 (1.21%) VPN
4 4 (1.21%) HTTP
4 4 (1.21%) SSL
4 4 (1.21%) Wireless
5 3 (0.91%) Firewall
5 3 (0.91%) DNS
6 2 (0.60%) SAN
6 2 (0.60%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.60%) MVNO
6 2 (0.60%) NAS
7 1 (0.30%) NFC
7 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.30%) HSPA
7 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.30%) 2G
7 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.55%) MySQL
2 21 (6.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.11%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.81%) Redis
10 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.21%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.72%) Cucumber
1 9 (2.72%) Axure RP
2 8 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.11%) NUnit
4 5 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.21%) JIRA
6 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 51 (15.41%) Finance
2 38 (11.48%) Marketing
3 26 (7.85%) Banking
4 24 (7.25%) Retail
5 23 (6.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.72%) Games
7 8 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.51%) German Language
9 4 (1.21%) Legal
9 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.21%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Publishing
10 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.91%) French Language
10 3 (0.91%) Billing
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.60%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 92 (27.79%) Product Manager
2 59 (17.82%) Analyst
3 53 (16.01%) Business Analyst
4 37 (11.18%) Architect
5 34 (10.27%) Developer
6 21 (6.34%) Technical Architect
6 21 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.74%) Agile Coach
8 12 (3.63%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.32%) ScrumMaster
9 11 (3.32%) Designer
9 11 (3.32%) E-Commerce Manager
9 11 (3.32%) Programme Manager
10 10 (3.02%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 10 (3.02%) Product Owner
11 9 (2.72%) Ruby Developer
11 9 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.72%) Programmer
11 9 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.42%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.41%) HTML
2 48 (14.50%) CSS
3 30 (9.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 28 (8.46%) CSS3
4 28 (8.46%) HTML5
5 24 (7.25%) REST
6 21 (6.34%) Ajax
7 20 (6.04%) JSON
8 18 (5.44%) Django
8 18 (5.44%) .NET
9 17 (5.14%) Play Framework
10 12 (3.63%) LAMP
11 11 (3.32%) XML
12 8 (2.42%) ASP.NET
12 8 (2.42%) Velocity
13 6 (1.81%) SOAP
13 6 (1.81%) Web Services
13 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.51%) Spring
14 5 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.34%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.74%) Open Source
3 10 (3.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.11%) New Media
5 6 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.81%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.51%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.51%) Psychology
6 5 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.21%) NHS
7 4 (1.21%) PMI
7 4 (1.21%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.21%) Online Games
8 3 (0.91%) RIA
9 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.60%) Equities
9 2 (0.60%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.60%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.04%) Windows
2 12 (3.63%) Linux
2 12 (3.63%) UNIX
3 6 (1.81%) VMS
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (22.66%) Project Management
3 63 (19.03%) User Stories
4 60 (18.13%) Scrum
5 49 (14.80%) Business Analysis
6 45 (13.60%) TDD
7 38 (11.48%) E-Commerce
8 33 (9.97%) Use Case
9 32 (9.67%) Kanban
10 27 (8.16%) OO
11 26 (7.85%) Programme Management
11 26 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (6.34%) Analytics
13 18 (5.44%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.44%) Workflow
13 18 (5.44%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.14%) Change Control
14 17 (5.14%) Software Architecture
15 16 (4.83%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.29%) Ruby
2 29 (8.76%) Java
3 27 (8.16%) C#
4 24 (7.25%) Scala
5 17 (5.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.32%) Python
7 7 (2.11%) ABAP
7 7 (2.11%) SQL
8 6 (1.81%) PHP
9 5 (1.51%) Groovy
10 4 (1.21%) C
10 4 (1.21%) Perl
10 4 (1.21%) VB
10 4 (1.21%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.91%) R
11 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) VBA
12 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (6.04%) Degree
2 9 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.42%) PMP
3 8 (2.42%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.21%) ISEB
5 4 (1.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.21%) APMP
5 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CISSP
7 2 (0.60%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CRISC
8 1 (0.30%) GIAC
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.23%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.60%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (1.21%) SCCM
2 3 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.93%) CheckPoint
3 12 (3.63%) Oracle
4 11 (3.32%) SAP
5 7 (2.11%) Adobe
6 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.51%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.21%) CA
9 3 (0.91%) RedDot
9 3 (0.91%) Symantec
10 2 (0.60%) JBoss
10 2 (0.60%) NetApp
10 2 (0.60%) EMC
10 2 (0.60%) Citrix
10 2 (0.60%) Mercator
10 2 (0.60%) Open Text
10 2 (0.60%) F5
10 2 (0.60%) Zend
10 2 (0.60%) Google
11 1 (0.30%) Omniture
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