The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 64 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 0.17% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£310 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.75 -
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (87.50%) Django
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Software Architecture
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) User Stories
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
1 7 (87.50%) Play Framework
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Java SE

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Technical Architect
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (87.50%) Django
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Java SE
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Software Architecture
1 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 5 (62.50%) Line Management
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared