The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 - £17.50
Product Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 563 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.22% 75.77% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 328 147
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 60
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £34.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the Essex region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Product Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) User Stories
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 9 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Wealth Management
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) SunGard
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Legal
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Coach
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 3 (16.67%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) User Stories
3 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 5 (27.78%) Wealth Management
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Ruby
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SunGard