The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 295 293 287
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 96 97 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 48
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£510 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 5 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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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
City of London +11 18 £510 +13.33% 17
Docklands, London +3 1 £700 +52.58%
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 78 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.13%) User Experience
3 36 (19.25%) Project Management
4 33 (17.65%) Finance
5 32 (17.11%) Marketing
5 32 (17.11%) HTML
6 28 (14.97%) Java
6 28 (14.97%) Mentoring
6 28 (14.97%) User Stories
7 26 (13.90%) CSS
8 25 (13.37%) TDD
8 25 (13.37%) Degree
9 24 (12.83%) Scrum
10 23 (12.30%) Software Engineering
11 22 (11.76%) Banking
12 21 (11.23%) Ruby
12 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (10.70%) Analytics
13 20 (10.70%) Risk Management
13 20 (10.70%) Programme Management
13 20 (10.70%) Linux
13 20 (10.70%) JavaScript
14 19 (10.16%) Change Control
15 18 (9.63%) QA
15 18 (9.63%) Dependency Management
15 18 (9.63%) CheckPoint
16 16 (8.56%) Telecoms
16 16 (8.56%) Retail
16 16 (8.56%) Usability Testing
17 15 (8.02%) HTML5

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (4.28%) Lync
2 6 (3.21%) Apache
2 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.67%) SAS
4 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.14%) JBoss
5 3 (1.60%) Confluence
5 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.60%) CMS
5 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.53%) nginx
7 1 (0.53%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.35%) Photoshop
3 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.21%) MS Office
4 6 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.60%) MS Project
6 3 (1.60%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.60%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.53%) InDesign
8 1 (0.53%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) Global One
3 2 (1.07%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) TCP/IP
1 7 (3.74%) Internet
2 5 (2.67%) VoIP
3 4 (2.14%) DNS
3 4 (2.14%) SSL
3 4 (2.14%) NAS
4 3 (1.60%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.60%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.60%) HTTP
5 2 (1.07%) PSTN
5 2 (1.07%) Firewall
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.53%) NFC
6 1 (0.53%) Broadband
6 1 (0.53%) PBX
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) MySQL
2 6 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.07%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 8 (4.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (3.21%) Subversion
4 5 (2.67%) JIRA
4 5 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.07%) JMeter
6 2 (1.07%) Maven
6 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.07%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.53%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.53%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.53%) Behat
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (17.65%) Finance
2 32 (17.11%) Marketing
3 22 (11.76%) Banking
4 16 (8.56%) Telecoms
4 16 (8.56%) Retail
5 7 (3.74%) Legal
5 7 (3.74%) Games
6 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.21%) Publishing
7 5 (2.67%) Front Office
8 4 (2.14%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.07%) Back Office
10 2 (1.07%) Law
10 2 (1.07%) Billing
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.53%) International Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (16.04%) Product Manager
2 26 (13.90%) Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.63%) Developer
5 16 (8.56%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.56%) Designer
6 14 (7.49%) Programme Manager
7 12 (6.42%) Senior Manager
7 12 (6.42%) Agile Coach
8 11 (5.88%) Architect
8 11 (5.88%) Consultant
9 10 (5.35%) Senior Product Manager
10 9 (4.81%) UX Designer
11 7 (3.74%) User Experience Architect
12 5 (2.67%) Telecoms Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
12 5 (2.67%) Senior Designer
12 5 (2.67%) Lead Business Analyst
12 5 (2.67%) IT Sales Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.11%) HTML
2 26 (13.90%) CSS
3 15 (8.02%) HTML5
4 10 (5.35%) RESTful
5 9 (4.81%) Web Services
6 8 (4.28%) XML
6 8 (4.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (4.28%) REST
6 8 (4.28%) CSS3
7 7 (3.74%) JSON
7 7 (3.74%) Ajax
8 6 (3.21%) Middleware
8 6 (3.21%) SOAP
8 6 (3.21%) Django
8 6 (3.21%) jQuery
9 5 (2.67%) J2EE
10 4 (2.14%) Play Framework
11 3 (1.60%) FastCGI
11 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) User Experience
2 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.95%) RIA
4 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.21%) Human Factors
6 6 (3.21%) Open Source
7 5 (2.67%) Online Games
7 5 (2.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.67%) Statistics
8 4 (2.14%) EMC Centera
8 4 (2.14%) Psychology
9 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.07%) NHS
10 2 (1.07%) IVR
10 2 (1.07%) STB
10 2 (1.07%) Social Media
10 2 (1.07%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.70%) Linux
2 10 (5.35%) UNIX
3 8 (4.28%) Windows
3 8 (4.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.21%) Android
5 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.25%) Project Management
3 28 (14.97%) Mentoring
3 28 (14.97%) User Stories
4 25 (13.37%) TDD
5 24 (12.83%) Scrum
6 23 (12.30%) Software Engineering
7 20 (10.70%) Analytics
7 20 (10.70%) Risk Management
7 20 (10.70%) Programme Management
8 19 (10.16%) Change Control
9 18 (9.63%) Dependency Management
10 16 (8.56%) Usability Testing
11 14 (7.49%) Validation
11 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (6.95%) Refactoring
12 13 (6.95%) Information Architecture
12 13 (6.95%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (6.95%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.97%) Java
2 21 (11.23%) Ruby
3 20 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.95%) C#
5 6 (3.21%) SQL
5 6 (3.21%) Scala
6 5 (2.67%) Perl
6 5 (2.67%) PHP
6 5 (2.67%) C
7 4 (2.14%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.60%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.60%) Python
9 2 (1.07%) C++
9 2 (1.07%) XAML
9 2 (1.07%) Groovy
9 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (2.67%) MCSE
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) PMP
5 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.60%) ISEB
5 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) vCloud
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) logstash
2 1 (0.53%) Salt
2 1 (0.53%) Kibana
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (9.63%) CheckPoint
2 15 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.95%) Google
4 10 (5.35%) Adobe
4 10 (5.35%) Cisco
5 6 (3.21%) IBM
5 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.21%) VMware
6 4 (2.14%) HP
6 4 (2.14%) EMC
6 4 (2.14%) NetApp
6 4 (2.14%) Remedy
7 3 (1.60%) Sencha
7 3 (1.60%) F5
8 2 (1.07%) Avaya
8 2 (1.07%) Juniper
8 2 (1.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.07%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.53%) hybris
9 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
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