The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 325 315 331
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 65 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 44
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£438 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Product Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Product Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Product Manager
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 Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +3 27 £463 +8.82% 8
Hammersmith - 5 £250 -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title.

1 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Product Management
3 29 (22.48%) Finance
4 28 (21.71%) User Experience
5 26 (20.16%) Analytics
6 25 (19.38%) E-Commerce
7 23 (17.83%) Marketing
8 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (12.40%) Retail
10 15 (11.63%) Banking
10 15 (11.63%) Scrum
10 15 (11.63%) User Stories
11 14 (10.85%) Google
11 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
11 14 (10.85%) Project Management
12 13 (10.08%) Google Analytics
13 11 (8.53%) CMS
14 10 (7.75%) Legal
15 9 (6.98%) Web Services
15 9 (6.98%) Mobile App
15 9 (6.98%) SDLC
16 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.20%) Market Research
16 8 (6.20%) RESTful
17 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
17 7 (5.43%) Business Analysis
17 7 (5.43%) Content Management
18 6 (4.65%) Document Management
18 6 (4.65%) Migration

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.53%) CMS
2 6 (4.65%) Documentum
3 5 (3.88%) Drupal
4 3 (2.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Kentico
6 1 (0.78%) Lync
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Tridion
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) Broadband
2 2 (1.55%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) PBX
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
3 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.78%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.78%) EDMS
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 23 (17.83%) Marketing
3 16 (12.40%) Retail
4 15 (11.63%) Banking
5 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
6 10 (7.75%) Legal
7 4 (3.10%) Games
8 3 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.33%) Publishing
8 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.55%) Law
10 1 (0.78%) Front Office
10 1 (0.78%) Advertising
10 1 (0.78%) International Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Web Services
2 8 (6.20%) RESTful
3 6 (4.65%) .NET
4 4 (3.10%) HTML
5 2 (1.55%) CSS
5 2 (1.55%) HTML5
5 2 (1.55%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (1.55%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) Django
6 1 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) User Experience
2 17 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.10%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (3.10%) Social Media
5 3 (2.33%) Statistics
6 2 (1.55%) FMCG
6 2 (1.55%) Online Games
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Wiki
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Android
1 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.56%) Product Management
3 26 (20.16%) Analytics
4 25 (19.38%) E-Commerce
5 17 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.63%) Scrum
6 15 (11.63%) User Stories
7 14 (10.85%) Project Management
8 9 (6.98%) SDLC
9 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.20%) Market Research
10 7 (5.43%) Content Management
10 7 (5.43%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) Document Management
11 6 (4.65%) Migration
12 5 (3.88%) Web Analytics
12 5 (3.88%) Business Development
13 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 4 (3.10%) SEO
14 3 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) Java
2 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.33%) C
3 2 (1.55%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
3 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) SLA
1 2 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (10.85%) Google
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.88%) EMC
4 4 (3.10%) OpenText
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.78%) Elastic Path
6 1 (0.78%) BroadSoft
6 1 (0.78%) Verint
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Cadence
6 1 (0.78%) Omniture
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