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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 460 452 469
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 125 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 41
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £420 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.32% +18.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.66 - -
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
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +24 90 £438 -2.77% 25
East of England -3 10 £350 - 3
West Midlands +1 9 £500 +100.00% 1
South East -27 7 £425 - 8
North East - 5 £485 -
North West -7 2 £275 - 3
South West -30 1 £450 +80.00% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
Product Manager
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Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 125 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.46%) Product Management
3 61 (24.80%) User Experience
4 47 (19.11%) Marketing
5 45 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (13.41%) Analytics
7 32 (13.01%) User Stories
8 28 (11.38%) Project Management
8 28 (11.38%) Finance
9 25 (10.16%) E-Commerce
10 24 (9.76%) Scrum
11 23 (9.35%) Google
11 23 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (8.54%) Google Analytics
13 20 (8.13%) Banking
13 20 (8.13%) Retail
14 19 (7.72%) Telecoms
15 18 (7.32%) B2B
16 13 (5.28%) Service Delivery
16 13 (5.28%) Security Cleared
17 12 (4.88%) Social Media
18 11 (4.47%) Legal
19 10 (4.07%) Web Analytics
19 10 (4.07%) Business Development
19 10 (4.07%) Information Architecture
20 9 (3.66%) Business Analysis
20 9 (3.66%) Line Management
21 8 (3.25%) Web Services
21 8 (3.25%) Internet

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (1.63%) CMS
2 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) Kentico
3 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.22%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.25%) Internet
2 7 (2.85%) Intranet
3 5 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.63%) LAN
4 4 (1.63%) DOCSIS
4 4 (1.63%) DSL
5 3 (1.22%) Broadband
5 3 (1.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.81%) MPLS
6 2 (0.81%) OSPF
6 2 (0.81%) BGP
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.81%) Multicast
6 2 (0.81%) DHCP
6 2 (0.81%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.81%) IPsec
7 1 (0.41%) 2G
7 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.41%) NFC
7 1 (0.41%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.41%) Big Data
2 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 47 (19.11%) Marketing
2 28 (11.38%) Finance
3 20 (8.13%) Banking
3 20 (8.13%) Retail
4 19 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.47%) Legal
6 8 (3.25%) Games
7 4 (1.63%) Advertising
7 4 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Publishing
8 3 (1.22%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.81%) German Language
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) Web Services
1 8 (3.25%) RESTful
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) Velocity
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.80%) User Experience
2 45 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.88%) Social Media
4 7 (2.85%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (2.85%) New Media
4 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.03%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.63%) Open Source
7 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.22%) Online Games
8 2 (0.81%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.81%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.41%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.41%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.46%) Product Management
3 33 (13.41%) Analytics
4 32 (13.01%) User Stories
5 28 (11.38%) Project Management
6 25 (10.16%) E-Commerce
7 24 (9.76%) Scrum
8 23 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (7.32%) B2B
11 13 (5.28%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.07%) Information Architecture
12 10 (4.07%) Business Development
12 10 (4.07%) Web Analytics
13 9 (3.66%) Line Management
13 9 (3.66%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.25%) Migration
14 8 (3.25%) Use Case
15 7 (2.85%) Market Research
15 7 (2.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.03%) C
2 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.25%) Degree
2 8 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) IAG
Vendors
1 23 (9.35%) Google
2 5 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.81%) F5
4 2 (0.81%) Cisco
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe
5 1 (0.41%) HP
5 1 (0.41%) Juniper
5 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.41%) Sony
5 1 (0.41%) Omniture
5 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.41%) Progress
5 1 (0.41%) Verint
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