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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 410 451 401
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Contract jobs citing Product Management 174 109 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 64 97
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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
38990 35877 38861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.32% 74.50% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24756 22624 22935
Average daily rate £415 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 994 1445
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 85 £510 +14.60% 50
South East -14 29 £375 +7.14% 21
North West +18 19 £325 -10.95% 9
Yorkshire +11 10 £538 - 7
South West -19 10 £525 +35.48% 8
East of England -19 8 £450 - 9
West Midlands - 4 £463 - 2
East Midlands -4 2 - - 2
North East -35 1 - - 7
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 153 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.82%) Project Management
3 82 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (19.31%) Finance
5 60 (17.29%) Scrum
6 59 (17.00%) User Stories
7 53 (15.27%) User Experience
7 53 (15.27%) Business Analysis
8 50 (14.41%) HTML
9 46 (13.26%) CSS
10 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
10 41 (11.82%) Ruby
10 41 (11.82%) TDD
11 38 (10.95%) Marketing
12 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
13 33 (9.51%) Java
14 32 (9.22%) Windows
14 32 (9.22%) Use Case
15 30 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
15 30 (8.65%) OO
16 29 (8.36%) Risk Management
16 29 (8.36%) Management Information System
17 28 (8.07%) Open Source
18 27 (7.78%) REST
18 27 (7.78%) CSS3
18 27 (7.78%) Kanban
19 26 (7.49%) Change Control
19 26 (7.49%) HTML5
20 25 (7.20%) Retail
20 25 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.59%) Apache
2 7 (2.02%) Drupal
3 5 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.44%) SAS
3 5 (1.44%) CMS
4 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.15%) IIS
5 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.86%) Content Management Server
6 2 (0.58%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) Kentico
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Jetty
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (6.63%) MS Office
2 21 (6.05%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Summit
3 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Force.com
1 2 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.59%) Internet
3 5 (1.44%) DSL
3 5 (1.44%) SSL
4 4 (1.15%) HTTP
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
4 4 (1.15%) LAN
4 4 (1.15%) DOCSIS
5 3 (0.86%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.86%) Wireless
5 3 (0.86%) Broadband
5 3 (0.86%) VPN
5 3 (0.86%) Firewall
6 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.58%) UMTS
6 2 (0.58%) VoIP
6 2 (0.58%) LTE
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.63%) MySQL
2 20 (5.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.32%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.46%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.17%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.02%) Redis
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.15%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.86%) DB2
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.29%) Big Data
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.59%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.73%) Axure RP
4 6 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.73%) NUnit
5 5 (1.44%) JIRA
5 5 (1.44%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.86%) Subversion
6 3 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.29%) WATIR
8 1 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.29%) Sahi
General
1 67 (19.31%) Finance
2 38 (10.95%) Marketing
3 25 (7.20%) Retail
4 20 (5.76%) Banking
5 19 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.59%) Games
7 6 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.44%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.86%) Back Office
10 3 (0.86%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Front Office
11 2 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (19.88%) Analyst
2 67 (19.31%) Product Manager
3 60 (17.29%) Business Analyst
4 42 (12.10%) Developer
5 35 (10.09%) Architect
6 28 (8.07%) Project Manager
7 21 (6.05%) Technical Architect
8 19 (5.48%) Programme Manager
9 16 (4.61%) Agile Coach
10 12 (3.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 12 (3.46%) Programmer
11 11 (3.17%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.88%) Product Owner
12 10 (2.88%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
13 9 (2.59%) Designer
13 9 (2.59%) ScrumMaster
14 8 (2.31%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.41%) HTML
2 46 (13.26%) CSS
3 30 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 27 (7.78%) REST
4 27 (7.78%) CSS3
5 26 (7.49%) HTML5
6 19 (5.48%) JSON
6 19 (5.48%) XML
6 19 (5.48%) LAMP
7 18 (5.19%) Ajax
8 16 (4.61%) .NET
9 15 (4.32%) Django
9 15 (4.32%) Play Framework
10 8 (2.31%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.02%) Velocity
11 7 (2.02%) Web Services
12 6 (1.73%) XSLT
12 6 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.44%) SOAP
13 5 (1.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (23.63%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (15.27%) User Experience
3 29 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 28 (8.07%) Open Source
5 11 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.02%) NHS
8 5 (1.44%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.44%) Online Games
8 5 (1.44%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.44%) New Media
9 4 (1.15%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.15%) Psychology
9 4 (1.15%) PMI
10 3 (0.86%) IVR
10 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.86%) RIA
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.22%) Windows
2 19 (5.48%) Linux
3 16 (4.61%) UNIX
4 4 (1.15%) VMS
5 3 (0.86%) zOS
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.82%) Project Management
3 60 (17.29%) Scrum
4 59 (17.00%) User Stories
5 53 (15.27%) Business Analysis
6 41 (11.82%) TDD
7 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
8 32 (9.22%) Use Case
9 30 (8.65%) OO
10 29 (8.36%) Risk Management
11 27 (7.78%) Kanban
12 26 (7.49%) Change Control
13 25 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (6.63%) Mentoring
15 22 (6.34%) Dependency Management
15 22 (6.34%) Software Engineering
15 22 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (6.05%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.76%) Analytics
18 18 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.82%) Ruby
2 33 (9.51%) Java
3 25 (7.20%) C#
4 22 (6.34%) Scala
5 16 (4.61%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.32%) SQL
7 12 (3.46%) PHP
8 9 (2.59%) Python
9 6 (1.73%) Groovy
9 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.44%) Perl
11 4 (1.15%) C
11 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.15%) VB
11 4 (1.15%) ABAP
12 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.86%) Delphi
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
13 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.58%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 18 (5.19%) Degree
2 14 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) PMP
3 9 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.44%) ISEB
7 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.15%) APMP
8 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 2 (0.58%) CISA
9 1 (0.29%) GIAC
9 1 (0.29%) PhD
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CBAP
9 1 (0.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.90%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) KVM
2 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) Puppet
1 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.15%) SCCM
3 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.63%) CheckPoint
3 17 (4.90%) Oracle
4 13 (3.75%) SAP
5 9 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.73%) IBM
7 4 (1.15%) CA
8 3 (0.86%) Symantec
8 3 (0.86%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.86%) JBoss
8 3 (0.86%) Adobe
8 3 (0.86%) Sun
8 3 (0.86%) F5
8 3 (0.86%) RedDot
8 3 (0.86%) Google
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.58%) Open Text
10 1 (0.29%) Informatica
10 1 (0.29%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Rate: Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago