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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 53 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.27% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £613 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £125.00 £58.75
% change year-on-year
-66.00% +112.76%
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) C# Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat