The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £77.50 £58.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.91% +56.66%
Product Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 535 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 71.98% 73.49% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 276 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 13
Average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Hertfordshire region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertford - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Harpenden - - - -
Product Management
East of England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Nintex
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Metastorm
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Product Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Development Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Product Development Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
1 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Django
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Nintex
1 1 (12.50%) Metastorm
1 1 (12.50%) SAP