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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 459 418 423
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 106 121 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 44
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£425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 -
Product Manager
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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
42753 41594 37674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.57% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26488 25160 22087
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 1766 2081
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 -31 65 £438 -2.77% 36
South East -12 15 £438 +12.17% 6
North East - 9 £438 - 1
West Midlands +5 6 £500 - 2
North West -11 6 £350 - 2
East of England +12 3 - - 8
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (27.94%) Product Management
3 47 (23.04%) User Experience
4 43 (21.08%) Marketing
5 40 (19.61%) Analytics
6 34 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 32 (15.69%) Scrum
8 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (13.73%) Finance
10 26 (12.75%) User Stories
11 25 (12.25%) Google
12 24 (11.76%) Project Management
13 23 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (11.27%) Google Analytics
14 20 (9.80%) Retail
14 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
15 15 (7.35%) Banking
16 12 (5.88%) Internet
17 11 (5.39%) Web Analytics
17 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.39%) Information Architecture
17 11 (5.39%) Social Media
18 10 (4.90%) Product Marketing
18 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
18 10 (4.90%) Games
19 8 (3.92%) CRM
19 8 (3.92%) Web Services
19 8 (3.92%) Business Analysis
19 8 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
19 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (2.45%) CMS
2 3 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.49%) Kentico
3 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (11.27%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.47%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) Internet
2 7 (3.43%) WAN
2 7 (3.43%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.94%) Broadband
4 4 (1.96%) MPLS
5 2 (0.98%) VPN
5 2 (0.98%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.49%) DSLAM
6 1 (0.49%) NFC
6 1 (0.49%) xDSL
6 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 43 (21.08%) Marketing
2 28 (13.73%) Finance
3 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.80%) Retail
4 15 (7.35%) Banking
5 10 (4.90%) Games
6 7 (3.43%) Legal
7 3 (1.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) Web Services
1 8 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) REST
3 1 (0.49%) JSON
3 1 (0.49%) Django
3 1 (0.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.04%) User Experience
2 31 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) Social Media
4 10 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.47%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.47%) New Media
6 3 (1.47%) Online Games
6 3 (1.47%) Statistics
7 2 (0.98%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.49%) Wiki
8 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (27.94%) Product Management
3 40 (19.61%) Analytics
4 34 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 32 (15.69%) Scrum
6 26 (12.75%) User Stories
7 24 (11.76%) Project Management
8 23 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.39%) Information Architecture
9 11 (5.39%) Web Analytics
10 10 (4.90%) Product Marketing
11 8 (3.92%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.92%) CRM
12 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.43%) Business Development
12 7 (3.43%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (2.94%) Market Research
13 6 (2.94%) Data Analysis
14 5 (2.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.96%) C
2 2 (0.98%) Java
2 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.98%) Python
3 1 (0.49%) Ruby
3 1 (0.49%) PHP
3 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) Degree
4 5 (2.45%) VCP4
5 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) QA
1 1 (0.49%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) IAG
Vendors
1 25 (12.25%) Google
2 5 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.96%) BT
4 3 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Omniture
6 1 (0.49%) Verint
6 1 (0.49%) Huawei
6 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
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