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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 456 427 430
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 123 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 86 62
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£431 £390 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -32 64 £438 +17.44% 28
South East -5 27 £400 +2.56% 5
Yorkshire - 13 £550 - 3
North West -17 6 £350 -12.50% 5
East of England +9 5 £475 +11.76% 1
South West - 4 £369 - 1
North East -19 2 - -
West Midlands -10 1 £425 +41.66%
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 105 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (29.44%) Product Management
3 51 (22.08%) User Experience
4 47 (20.35%) Marketing
5 38 (16.45%) Finance
6 35 (15.15%) Scrum
6 35 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 35 (15.15%) User Stories
7 34 (14.72%) E-Commerce
8 29 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (12.55%) Analytics
9 27 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (11.69%) Project Management
10 26 (11.26%) Retail
11 17 (7.36%) Banking
12 15 (6.49%) Market Research
13 14 (6.06%) Google
13 14 (6.06%) Legal
13 14 (6.06%) Internet
14 13 (5.63%) Google Analytics
15 12 (5.19%) Broadband
15 12 (5.19%) CMS
16 11 (4.76%) Mobile App
16 11 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (4.33%) Social Media
17 10 (4.33%) People Management
17 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
17 10 (4.33%) Business Analysis
17 10 (4.33%) Ethernet
18 9 (3.90%) WAN

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (5.19%) CMS
2 7 (3.03%) Documentum
3 5 (2.16%) Drupal
4 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.43%) Moodle
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Lync
5 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.63%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.06%) Internet
2 12 (5.19%) Broadband
3 10 (4.33%) Ethernet
4 9 (3.90%) WAN
5 5 (2.16%) MPLS
6 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.87%) Intranet
6 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) 2G
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) PBX
7 1 (0.43%) PSTN
7 1 (0.43%) SMS
7 1 (0.43%) 3G
7 1 (0.43%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.43%) DSLAM
7 1 (0.43%) Skype
7 1 (0.43%) MVNO
7 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.87%) EDMS
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Subversion
2 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (20.35%) Marketing
2 38 (16.45%) Finance
3 35 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 26 (11.26%) Retail
5 17 (7.36%) Banking
6 14 (6.06%) Legal
7 6 (2.60%) Games
8 3 (1.30%) Publishing
8 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) Web Services
2 8 (3.46%) RESTful
3 6 (2.60%) .NET
4 4 (1.73%) HTML
5 2 (0.87%) HTML5
5 2 (0.87%) REST
5 2 (0.87%) JSON
5 2 (0.87%) Middleware
5 2 (0.87%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) Django
6 1 (0.43%) OAuth
6 1 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.08%) User Experience
2 27 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.33%) Social Media
5 6 (2.60%) NHS
6 4 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.73%) FMCG
7 3 (1.30%) Statistics
8 2 (0.87%) Online Games
8 2 (0.87%) IPTV
9 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) CMDB
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.16%) Android
1 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (29.44%) Product Management
3 35 (15.15%) Scrum
3 35 (15.15%) User Stories
4 34 (14.72%) E-Commerce
5 29 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (12.55%) Analytics
6 27 (11.69%) Project Management
7 15 (6.49%) Market Research
8 11 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.33%) People Management
9 10 (4.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.46%) Use Case
10 8 (3.46%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (3.46%) Content Management
10 8 (3.46%) Migration
10 8 (3.46%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.03%) Document Management
11 7 (3.03%) Product Marketing
12 6 (2.60%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.73%) C
1 4 (1.73%) Java
2 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.87%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) PHP
4 1 (0.43%) SQL
4 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.46%) Degree
3 6 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) MBA
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
1 2 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Nessus
1 1 (0.43%) Nmap
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (6.06%) Google
2 7 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.60%) BT
4 5 (2.16%) EMC
5 4 (1.73%) OpenText
6 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.87%) IBM
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) Cadence
8 1 (0.43%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) Omniture
8 1 (0.43%) Huawei
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Coverity
8 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber-Ark
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