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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 386 424 391
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -33
Contract jobs citing Product Management 205 142 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 98
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£425 £365 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £364 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.52% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 +42 92 £500 +33.33% 46
South East -22 39 £375 -12.28% 24
North West +13 28 £325 -3.70% 4
Yorkshire +10 11 £500 +112.76% 4
East of England -16 10 £450 - 13
West Midlands - 8 £413 - 8
South West -37 7 £525 +50.00% 9
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £225 -
North East - 1 - - 7
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 106 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.49%) Project Management
3 67 (18.77%) Finance
4 63 (17.65%) User Stories
5 59 (16.53%) Scrum
6 57 (15.97%) Business Analysis
7 46 (12.89%) HTML
8 44 (12.32%) Ruby
8 44 (12.32%) TDD
9 43 (12.04%) CSS
10 38 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 37 (10.36%) Marketing
11 37 (10.36%) Use Case
12 36 (10.08%) Programme Management
13 32 (8.96%) Java
14 30 (8.40%) E-Commerce
14 30 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (8.40%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (7.84%) Kanban
15 28 (7.84%) Management Information System
15 28 (7.84%) Windows
15 28 (7.84%) OO
16 27 (7.56%) C#
16 27 (7.56%) CSS3
17 26 (7.28%) REST
17 26 (7.28%) HTML5
18 25 (7.00%) Open Source
18 25 (7.00%) Change Control
19 24 (6.72%) Banking
19 24 (6.72%) Risk Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (2.24%) CMS
2 7 (1.96%) Apache
3 6 (1.68%) Drupal
4 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.40%) SAS
5 4 (1.12%) IIS
6 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.84%) Content Management Server
7 2 (0.56%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Jetty
8 1 (0.28%) Kentico
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (6.16%) MS Office
2 21 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Summit
3 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Force.com
1 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 11 (3.08%) Internet
2 5 (1.40%) DSL
3 4 (1.12%) DOCSIS
3 4 (1.12%) SSL
3 4 (1.12%) LAN
3 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.84%) Wireless
4 3 (0.84%) Broadband
4 3 (0.84%) VPN
4 3 (0.84%) DNS
4 3 (0.84%) HTTP
4 3 (0.84%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) UMTS
5 2 (0.56%) VoIP
5 2 (0.56%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.56%) LTE
5 2 (0.56%) MVNO
6 1 (0.28%) NAS
6 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.16%) MySQL
2 19 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.08%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.68%) Redis
9 5 (1.40%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.56%) DB2
11 2 (0.56%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.68%) NUnit
5 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.40%) JIRA
5 5 (1.40%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.56%) Subversion
7 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.28%) Sahi
8 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.28%) WATIR
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
General
1 67 (18.77%) Finance
2 37 (10.36%) Marketing
3 24 (6.72%) Banking
4 23 (6.44%) Retail
4 23 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.52%) Games
6 7 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.40%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.40%) German Language
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 3 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (24.09%) Product Manager
2 71 (19.89%) Analyst
3 64 (17.93%) Business Analyst
4 38 (10.64%) Developer
5 33 (9.24%) Architect
6 20 (5.60%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.60%) Technical Architect
7 19 (5.32%) Programme Manager
7 19 (5.32%) Agile Coach
8 13 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 12 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 11 (3.08%) Ruby Developer
10 11 (3.08%) Product Owner
10 11 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.08%) Programmer
11 10 (2.80%) E-Commerce Manager
11 10 (2.80%) ScrumMaster
12 9 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.24%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.24%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.89%) HTML
2 43 (12.04%) CSS
3 30 (8.40%) Ruby on Rails
4 27 (7.56%) CSS3
5 26 (7.28%) HTML5
5 26 (7.28%) REST
6 18 (5.04%) Ajax
6 18 (5.04%) JSON
6 18 (5.04%) LAMP
7 16 (4.48%) XML
7 16 (4.48%) .NET
7 16 (4.48%) Django
8 15 (4.20%) Play Framework
9 8 (2.24%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.96%) Web Services
10 7 (1.96%) Velocity
11 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.68%) XSLT
12 5 (1.40%) SOAP
12 5 (1.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 25 (7.00%) Open Source
3 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.24%) NHS
5 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.40%) Online Games
6 5 (1.40%) New Media
6 5 (1.40%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.12%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.12%) Psychology
7 4 (1.12%) PMI
8 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.84%) Windows
2 17 (4.76%) Linux
3 14 (3.92%) UNIX
4 4 (1.12%) VMS
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.49%) Project Management
3 63 (17.65%) User Stories
4 59 (16.53%) Scrum
5 57 (15.97%) Business Analysis
6 44 (12.32%) TDD
7 37 (10.36%) Use Case
8 36 (10.08%) Programme Management
9 30 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 28 (7.84%) OO
10 28 (7.84%) Kanban
11 25 (7.00%) Change Control
12 24 (6.72%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (5.88%) Software Engineering
14 21 (5.88%) Dependency Management
15 19 (5.32%) Analytics
16 18 (5.04%) Workflow
17 17 (4.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.32%) Ruby
2 32 (8.96%) Java
3 27 (7.56%) C#
4 22 (6.16%) Scala
5 14 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.92%) SQL
6 11 (3.08%) Python
7 10 (2.80%) PHP
8 6 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.40%) Groovy
9 5 (1.40%) ABAP
10 4 (1.12%) VB
10 4 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.12%) C
10 4 (1.12%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) Delphi
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) VBA
11 2 (0.56%) R
11 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (5.32%) Degree
2 15 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.52%) PMP
3 9 (2.52%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.40%) ISEB
4 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.12%) APMP
6 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.56%) CISSP
6 2 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.28%) GIAC
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.20%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.12%) KVM
2 2 (0.56%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (1.12%) SCCM
1 4 (1.12%) Puppet
1 4 (1.12%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.16%) CheckPoint
3 16 (4.48%) Oracle
4 13 (3.64%) SAP
5 9 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.12%) CA
6 4 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.84%) RedDot
7 3 (0.84%) Symantec
7 3 (0.84%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.56%) Open Text
8 2 (0.56%) Citrix
8 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 2 (0.56%) IBM
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 2 (0.56%) Sun
8 2 (0.56%) F5
8 2 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.28%) Zend
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £320-£325
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago