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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 438 468 456
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 141 84 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 55
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£425 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £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 1836 1956 2521
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 £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +38 76 £450 -4.00% 40
South East -5 21 £400 -7.51% 11
North West +4 12 £400 - 3
North East - 10 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £490 - 1
South West -31 4 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
East of England - 2 £363 - 2
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 90 (33.09%) Product Management
2 71 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.38%) Marketing
4 39 (14.34%) Project Management
5 36 (13.24%) Finance
6 35 (12.87%) E-Commerce
7 29 (10.66%) Retail
7 29 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (10.29%) Banking
8 28 (10.29%) Scrum
9 27 (9.93%) User Stories
10 25 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (8.82%) B2B
12 23 (8.46%) Telecoms
13 17 (6.25%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
15 14 (5.15%) B2C
15 14 (5.15%) Internet
16 12 (4.41%) German Language
16 12 (4.41%) Analytics
17 11 (4.04%) Agile Project Management
18 10 (3.68%) Degree
18 10 (3.68%) Business Analysis
18 10 (3.68%) Business Development
19 9 (3.31%) Migration
19 9 (3.31%) Legal
20 8 (2.94%) .NET
20 8 (2.94%) Retail Banking
20 8 (2.94%) Customer Insight
21 7 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (0.74%) IIS
1 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.37%) Confluence
2 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (2.57%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.57%) MS Visio
1 7 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.15%) Internet
2 7 (2.57%) Intranet
3 5 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.47%) LAN
4 4 (1.47%) DOCSIS
4 4 (1.47%) DSL
5 3 (1.10%) Broadband
5 3 (1.10%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) DHCP
6 2 (0.74%) MPLS
6 2 (0.74%) OSPF
6 2 (0.74%) BGP
6 2 (0.74%) VoIP
6 2 (0.74%) SMS
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.74%) Multicast
6 2 (0.74%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.74%) IPsec
7 1 (0.37%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.74%) Big Data
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Axure RP
General
1 50 (18.38%) Marketing
2 36 (13.24%) Finance
3 29 (10.66%) Retail
4 28 (10.29%) Banking
5 23 (8.46%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.41%) German Language
7 9 (3.31%) Legal
8 8 (2.94%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.21%) Games
9 6 (2.21%) Dutch Language
9 6 (2.21%) French Language
10 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.10%) Electronics
11 3 (1.10%) Law
11 3 (1.10%) Advertising
11 3 (1.10%) Publishing
11 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (0.74%) Web Services
2 2 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.74%) Velocity
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.21%) Open Source
1 6 (2.21%) New Media
1 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.47%) Video on Demand
2 4 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (1.47%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.10%) Blog
3 3 (1.10%) Online Games
3 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.10%) Tandem
4 2 (0.74%) Equities
4 2 (0.74%) Derivative
4 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.74%) W3C
4 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.74%) Windows
1 2 (0.74%) Linux
1 2 (0.74%) Android
1 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.09%) Product Management
2 71 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.34%) Project Management
4 35 (12.87%) E-Commerce
5 29 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (10.29%) Scrum
7 27 (9.93%) User Stories
8 25 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.82%) B2B
10 17 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.15%) B2C
12 12 (4.41%) Analytics
13 11 (4.04%) Agile Project Management
14 10 (3.68%) Business Analysis
14 10 (3.68%) Business Development
15 9 (3.31%) Migration
16 8 (2.94%) Customer Insight
17 7 (2.57%) Use Case
17 7 (2.57%) Change Management
18 6 (2.21%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.10%) Java
2 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.74%) C
2 2 (0.74%) Ruby
3 1 (0.37%) R
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.68%) Degree
3 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) QA
1 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (2.21%) Cognos
2 5 (1.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.47%) Oracle
4 3 (1.10%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.74%) SAP
5 2 (0.74%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.74%) Google
5 2 (0.74%) F5
5 2 (0.74%) Facebook
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.37%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.37%) Omniture
6 1 (0.37%) Progress
6 1 (0.37%) HP
6 1 (0.37%) EMC
6 1 (0.37%) Juniper
6 1 (0.37%) NetApp
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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