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 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 313 314 316
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 100 105 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 37
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£500 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17480 18475 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.39% 77.64% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12782 12831 10934
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 233 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £79.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -1 23 £513 +28.12% 13
Paddington - 1 - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 74 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.83%) Finance
3 40 (21.74%) Project Management
3 40 (21.74%) User Experience
4 33 (17.93%) HTML
5 32 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 29 (15.76%) CheckPoint
6 29 (15.76%) Change Control
7 28 (15.22%) Dependency Management
7 28 (15.22%) Programme Management
8 27 (14.67%) CSS
9 26 (14.13%) Marketing
9 26 (14.13%) Degree
10 24 (13.04%) User Stories
10 24 (13.04%) Analytics
11 23 (12.50%) Banking
12 22 (11.96%) Scrum
13 21 (11.41%) TDD
13 21 (11.41%) Java
13 21 (11.41%) JavaScript
13 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (10.87%) Mentoring
14 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
15 19 (10.33%) Usability Testing
16 18 (9.78%) Linux
16 18 (9.78%) Ruby
17 17 (9.24%) Retail
18 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
18 14 (7.61%) XML
18 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 6 (3.26%) Apache
1 6 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.72%) Lync
3 4 (2.17%) IIS
3 4 (2.17%) JBoss
4 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.63%) CMS
4 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Jetty
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Node.js
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.98%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.89%) Photoshop
4 7 (3.80%) MS Office
4 7 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.26%) MS Project
6 5 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.63%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.09%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.54%) InDesign
9 1 (0.54%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.09%) Global One
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Magento
3 1 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Internet
2 5 (2.72%) SSL
2 5 (2.72%) VoIP
2 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.17%) DNS
4 3 (1.63%) HTTP
4 3 (1.63%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.63%) NAS
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) PSTN
6 1 (0.54%) PBX
6 1 (0.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.54%) VPN
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.54%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) MySQL
2 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) MS Access
6 2 (1.09%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Axure RP
2 7 (3.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (3.26%) Subversion
3 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.72%) JIRA
5 4 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.09%) Gradle
7 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.09%) Maven
7 2 (1.09%) JMeter
7 2 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) WATIR
8 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.54%) Sahi
8 1 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 42 (22.83%) Finance
2 26 (14.13%) Marketing
3 23 (12.50%) Banking
4 17 (9.24%) Retail
5 12 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.72%) Front Office
6 5 (2.72%) Legal
6 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.17%) Law
8 3 (1.63%) Back Office
8 3 (1.63%) Billing
8 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Games
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (14.13%) Product Manager
2 24 (13.04%) Analyst
3 23 (12.50%) Developer
4 19 (10.33%) Programme Manager
5 18 (9.78%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.52%) Designer
8 11 (5.98%) Architect
9 10 (5.43%) Senior Manager
10 9 (4.89%) Senior Product Manager
11 8 (4.35%) User Experience Architect
11 8 (4.35%) Agile Coach
12 7 (3.80%) UX Designer
12 7 (3.80%) Consultant
13 6 (3.26%) Product Owner
14 5 (2.72%) Telecoms Consultant
14 5 (2.72%) Agile Project Manager
14 5 (2.72%) Sales Consultant
14 5 (2.72%) IT Consultant
14 5 (2.72%) IT Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.93%) HTML
2 27 (14.67%) CSS
3 14 (7.61%) XML
4 12 (6.52%) Web Services
5 10 (5.43%) RESTful
5 10 (5.43%) HTML5
6 9 (4.89%) REST
6 9 (4.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (4.35%) SOAP
7 8 (4.35%) CSS3
8 6 (3.26%) Ajax
8 6 (3.26%) .NET
8 6 (3.26%) JSON
9 4 (2.17%) LAMP
9 4 (2.17%) Django
9 4 (2.17%) XSLT
9 4 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.17%) Sass
10 3 (1.63%) Play Framework
10 3 (1.63%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.74%) User Experience
2 21 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) RIA
4 8 (4.35%) Open Source
5 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.80%) Psychology
5 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.72%) Human Factors
7 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.63%) EMC Centera
8 3 (1.63%) IVR
9 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.09%) Social Media
9 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.78%) Linux
2 10 (5.43%) UNIX
3 7 (3.80%) Windows
4 5 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.74%) Project Management
3 32 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 29 (15.76%) Change Control
5 28 (15.22%) Dependency Management
5 28 (15.22%) Programme Management
6 24 (13.04%) Analytics
6 24 (13.04%) User Stories
7 22 (11.96%) Scrum
8 21 (11.41%) TDD
9 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 20 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 19 (10.33%) Usability Testing
11 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.07%) Business Analysis
13 12 (6.52%) Information Architecture
14 11 (5.98%) PRINCE2
15 10 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (4.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.41%) Java
1 21 (11.41%) JavaScript
2 18 (9.78%) Ruby
3 11 (5.98%) C#
4 10 (5.43%) SQL
5 7 (3.80%) PHP
6 5 (2.72%) C
6 5 (2.72%) Perl
6 5 (2.72%) Scala
7 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.63%) Python
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) XAML
9 2 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (14.13%) Degree
2 12 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.72%) MCSE
3 5 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.63%) ISEB
5 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.63%) PMP
5 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) QA
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
1 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
1 1 (0.54%) Ansible
1 1 (0.54%) logstash
1 1 (0.54%) Salt
1 1 (0.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (15.76%) CheckPoint
2 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.98%) Google
4 9 (4.89%) Adobe
5 7 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.26%) VMware
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco
8 3 (1.63%) IBM
8 3 (1.63%) HP
8 3 (1.63%) EMC
8 3 (1.63%) NetApp
8 3 (1.63%) RedDot
8 3 (1.63%) Remedy
8 3 (1.63%) TOWER Software
8 3 (1.63%) F5
9 2 (1.09%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.09%) Open Text
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle
10 1 (0.54%) Sybase
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