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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 488 444 493
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 124 140 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 47
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£434 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £511 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £421
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 71 £450 - 39
South East -33 18 £450 +12.50% 12
North West -28 14 £425 +6.25% 7
North East -26 9 £388 +3.33%
West Midlands - 4 £430 - 3
Yorkshire -34 3 £350 -28.57% 2
Midlands - 2 £350 -
South West -7 1 - - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £600 +9.09%
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 111 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.22%) Product Management
3 60 (24.69%) Marketing
4 58 (23.87%) User Experience
5 51 (20.99%) Finance
6 38 (15.64%) E-Commerce
7 35 (14.40%) Project Management
8 32 (13.17%) User Stories
9 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
10 29 (11.93%) Scrum
10 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.11%) Retail
12 23 (9.47%) Analytics
13 18 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (6.58%) People Management
14 16 (6.58%) Banking
15 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (5.76%) Agile Project Management
16 14 (5.76%) Business Analysis
17 13 (5.35%) B2B
18 12 (4.94%) Market Research
19 11 (4.53%) Internet
19 11 (4.53%) Content Management
20 10 (4.12%) CMS
20 10 (4.12%) Legal
20 10 (4.12%) Broadband
20 10 (4.12%) Mobile App
20 10 (4.12%) SDLC
21 9 (3.70%) Social Media
21 9 (3.70%) Use Case

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (4.12%) CMS
2 7 (2.88%) Documentum
3 5 (2.06%) Drupal
4 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.82%) Confluence
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Lync
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.41%) Moodle
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.23%) Optimost
2 2 (0.82%) Tridion
3 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) PaaS
2 5 (2.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.53%) Internet
2 10 (4.12%) Broadband
3 6 (2.47%) WAN
3 6 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.82%) MPLS
4 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) 2G
5 1 (0.41%) 4G
5 1 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.41%) MVNO
5 1 (0.41%) Skype
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) 3G
5 1 (0.41%) GSM
5 1 (0.41%) PBX
5 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) Big Data
2 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) EDMS
4 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.41%) QlikView
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) ObjectStore
4 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.41%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 8 (3.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.41%) Redmine
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 60 (24.69%) Marketing
2 51 (20.99%) Finance
3 30 (12.35%) Telecoms
4 27 (11.11%) Retail
5 16 (6.58%) Banking
6 10 (4.12%) Legal
7 8 (3.29%) Advertising
8 6 (2.47%) Italian Language
9 5 (2.06%) Publishing
9 5 (2.06%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.65%) Danish Language
10 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.65%) Norwegian Language
10 4 (1.65%) Swedish Language
11 3 (1.23%) Games
11 3 (1.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.82%) Law
13 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.41%) Front Office
13 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.47%) HTML
1 6 (2.47%) .NET
2 4 (1.65%) CSS
3 3 (1.23%) Web Services
4 2 (0.82%) SAML
4 2 (0.82%) Middleware
4 2 (0.82%) jQuery
4 2 (0.82%) HTML5
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) CSS3
5 1 (0.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.87%) User Experience
2 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.70%) Social Media
5 6 (2.47%) NHS
6 4 (1.65%) FMCG
6 4 (1.65%) Telematics
7 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) IPTV
8 2 (0.82%) Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.06%) Android
1 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.22%) Product Management
3 38 (15.64%) E-Commerce
4 35 (14.40%) Project Management
5 32 (13.17%) User Stories
6 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (11.93%) Scrum
7 23 (9.47%) Analytics
8 18 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.58%) People Management
10 14 (5.76%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (5.76%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.35%) B2B
12 12 (4.94%) Market Research
13 11 (4.53%) Content Management
14 10 (4.12%) SDLC
15 9 (3.70%) Service Delivery
15 9 (3.70%) Use Case
16 8 (3.29%) B2C
17 7 (2.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.65%) Java
2 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (2.88%) Degree
2 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) MBA
3 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CCA
4 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ACCA
4 1 (0.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Nessus
1 1 (0.41%) Nmap
1 1 (0.41%) SCCM
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (2.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.47%) Adobe
2 6 (2.47%) Google
3 5 (2.06%) EMC
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle
4 4 (1.65%) SAP
4 4 (1.65%) OpenText
5 3 (1.23%) Omniture
5 3 (1.23%) Maxymiser
5 3 (1.23%) Tealeaf
5 3 (1.23%) IBM
5 3 (1.23%) BT
6 2 (0.82%) Informatica
6 2 (0.82%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) FatWire
7 1 (0.41%) BroadSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Endeca
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