The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 71 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.41% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.64% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
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£525 £619 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +108.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £584 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £654 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
884 780 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.00% 80.75% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 476 328
Average daily rate £375 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) User Stories
3 9 (37.50%) Open Source
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
5 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Dependency Management
6 6 (25.00%) Change Control
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.83%) User Experience
7 5 (20.83%) ATDD
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Line Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.83%) User Experience
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) User Stories
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Programme Management
4 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 6 (25.00%) Change Control
5 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 5 (20.83%) ATDD
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint