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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank 495 468 451
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 85 112 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 84 75
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.66 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Product Manager
UK

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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 62 £500 +11.11% 47
South East +2 8 £450 +5.88% 11
North East -25 7 £375 -14.28% 3
North West -18 3 £350 - 6
South West - 3 £341 - 1
Yorkshire -9 1 £450 - 5
Product Manager
UK

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.77%) Product Management
3 44 (21.78%) Finance
4 42 (20.79%) Marketing
5 34 (16.83%) User Experience
6 32 (15.84%) Project Management
7 31 (15.35%) E-Commerce
8 27 (13.37%) Scrum
9 23 (11.39%) Banking
9 23 (11.39%) User Stories
10 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (9.90%) Degree
12 19 (9.41%) Agile Project Management
13 17 (8.42%) Retail
14 16 (7.92%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
15 13 (6.44%) Analytics
15 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (5.94%) Open Source
17 11 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
18 10 (4.95%) Microsoft
19 9 (4.46%) Data Management
20 8 (3.96%) JIRA
20 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
20 8 (3.96%) PaaS
20 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
21 7 (3.47%) Confluence
21 7 (3.47%) Telematics
21 7 (3.47%) Business Analysis

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (3.47%) Confluence
2 6 (2.97%) CMS
3 4 (1.98%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
5 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.50%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) PaaS
2 4 (1.98%) SaaS
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) Firewall
2 2 (0.99%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) LDAP
3 1 (0.50%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.98%) Big Data
2 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) QlikView
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.96%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.50%) JBehave
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 42 (20.79%) Marketing
3 23 (11.39%) Banking
4 17 (8.42%) Retail
5 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.47%) Games
6 7 (3.47%) Publishing
7 4 (1.98%) Advertising
7 4 (1.98%) Legal
8 3 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.99%) Back Office
9 2 (0.99%) Law
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Billing
10 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) German Language
10 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.99%) CSS
1 2 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) JSON
2 1 (0.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) User Experience
2 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.47%) Telematics
4 6 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.98%) Derivative
5 4 (1.98%) Economics
5 4 (1.98%) Fintech
5 4 (1.98%) Internet of Things
5 4 (1.98%) Psychology
6 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.97%) Android
1 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.49%) Linux
2 3 (1.49%) MVS
2 3 (1.49%) Solaris
2 3 (1.49%) Unix
2 3 (1.49%) VME
3 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.77%) Product Management
3 32 (15.84%) Project Management
4 31 (15.35%) E-Commerce
5 27 (13.37%) Scrum
6 23 (11.39%) User Stories
7 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (9.41%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (7.92%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.44%) Analytics
11 12 (5.94%) Open Source
12 11 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.46%) Data Management
14 8 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (3.47%) Business Analysis
15 7 (3.47%) Mobile Development
16 6 (2.97%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (2.97%) Systems Analysis
16 6 (2.97%) Time Management
16 6 (2.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.90%) Degree
2 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.50%) CFA
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) HND
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) MBA
5 1 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.99%) EMIR
2 2 (0.99%) MiFID
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.98%) SAP
2 4 (1.98%) VMware
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) ATG
4 2 (0.99%) Avaya
4 2 (0.99%) Cisco
4 2 (0.99%) Citrix
4 2 (0.99%) Google
4 2 (0.99%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.50%) Endeca
5 1 (0.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.50%) hybris
5 1 (0.50%) Informatica
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter
London
Orgtel
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Career Moves
Rate: £66000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Rate: £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £475.00 - £550 per day + 24 month programme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago