The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 435 481 468
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 140 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 47 62
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£425 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Manager across the England region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Product Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Manager across the England region.

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Product Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
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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 +20 75 £450 - 35
South East -9 20 £413 -7.30% 9
North West +13 12 £400 - 2
North East - 10 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £490 -
South West -39 4 £500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +5 3 £550 +57.14% 1
East of England - 2 £363 - 2
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title.

1 84 (32.31%) Product Management
2 67 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.08%) Marketing
4 37 (14.23%) Project Management
5 32 (12.31%) Finance
6 30 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (10.77%) User Stories
7 28 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.38%) Scrum
9 25 (9.62%) Banking
9 25 (9.62%) Retail
10 22 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (8.08%) Telecoms
11 21 (8.08%) B2B
12 17 (6.54%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.77%) Security Cleared
14 13 (5.00%) Analytics
15 12 (4.62%) German Language
16 11 (4.23%) Internet
17 10 (3.85%) Legal
17 10 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
18 9 (3.46%) Degree
18 9 (3.46%) B2C
19 8 (3.08%) Intranet
19 8 (3.08%) .NET
19 8 (3.08%) Change Management
19 8 (3.08%) Retail Banking
19 8 (3.08%) Business Development
19 8 (3.08%) Business Analysis
19 8 (3.08%) Migration

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.77%) IIS
1 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (0.77%) CMS
2 1 (0.38%) Confluence
2 1 (0.38%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.23%) Internet
2 8 (3.08%) Intranet
3 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.54%) LAN
4 4 (1.54%) DOCSIS
4 4 (1.54%) DSL
5 3 (1.15%) Broadband
5 3 (1.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.77%) DHCP
6 2 (0.77%) MPLS
6 2 (0.77%) OSPF
6 2 (0.77%) BGP
6 2 (0.77%) VoIP
6 2 (0.77%) SMS
6 2 (0.77%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.77%) IPsec
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.77%) Multicast
7 1 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
General
1 47 (18.08%) Marketing
2 32 (12.31%) Finance
3 25 (9.62%) Banking
3 25 (9.62%) Retail
4 21 (8.08%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.62%) German Language
6 10 (3.85%) Legal
7 8 (3.08%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.69%) Games
9 6 (2.31%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.15%) Publishing
11 3 (1.15%) Law
11 3 (1.15%) Electronics
11 3 (1.15%) French Language
12 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.77%) Advertising
13 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (0.77%) Web Services
2 2 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.77%) Velocity
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.31%) Open Source
2 6 (2.31%) New Media
3 4 (1.54%) Video on Demand
3 4 (1.54%) Online Games
4 3 (1.15%) Tandem
4 3 (1.15%) W3C
4 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (0.77%) Equities
5 2 (0.77%) Social Media
5 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.77%) Derivative
6 1 (0.38%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.38%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.38%) Blog
6 1 (0.38%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.77%) Windows
1 2 (0.77%) Linux
1 2 (0.77%) Android
1 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.31%) Product Management
2 67 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.23%) Project Management
4 30 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (10.77%) E-Commerce
5 28 (10.77%) User Stories
6 27 (10.38%) Scrum
7 22 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (8.08%) B2B
9 17 (6.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.00%) Analytics
11 10 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (3.46%) B2C
13 8 (3.08%) Change Management
13 8 (3.08%) Migration
13 8 (3.08%) Business Analysis
13 8 (3.08%) Business Development
13 8 (3.08%) Use Case
14 7 (2.69%) Customer Insight
15 6 (2.31%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.15%) Java
2 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.77%) Ruby
3 1 (0.38%) R
3 1 (0.38%) VBA
3 1 (0.38%) C
3 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.46%) Degree
3 6 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (1.92%) Cognos
1 5 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle
3 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (0.77%) F5
4 2 (0.77%) Facebook
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco
5 1 (0.38%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.38%) Sony
5 1 (0.38%) Omniture
5 1 (0.38%) Google
5 1 (0.38%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) Progress
5 1 (0.38%) HP
5 1 (0.38%) EMC
5 1 (0.38%) Juniper
5 1 (0.38%) NetApp
5 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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