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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 350 363 312
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 65 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 56
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£425 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +56.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.66 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22650 23517 22207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.21% 93.11% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16113 16252 14820
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 397 513
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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 +7 12 £418 -7.22% 6
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.26%) User Experience
3 25 (18.12%) Marketing
4 20 (14.49%) Product Management
4 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.04%) Banking
5 18 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (11.59%) Finance
6 16 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (10.87%) Retail
8 14 (10.14%) User Stories
9 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.70%) Project Management
11 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
12 9 (6.52%) Scrum
13 8 (5.80%) Retail Banking
13 8 (5.80%) Degree
14 7 (5.07%) Analytics
14 7 (5.07%) Video on Demand
15 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
15 6 (4.35%) B2B
15 6 (4.35%) Internet
15 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
15 6 (4.35%) Product Marketing
15 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
16 5 (3.62%) Intranet
16 5 (3.62%) .NET
16 5 (3.62%) Open Source
16 5 (3.62%) New Media
17 4 (2.90%) Marketing Strategy

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) Intranet
3 2 (1.45%) DHCP
3 2 (1.45%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.45%) Multicast
3 2 (1.45%) MPLS
3 2 (1.45%) OSPF
3 2 (1.45%) BGP
3 2 (1.45%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.45%) IPsec
4 1 (0.72%) NFC
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) GSM
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (18.12%) Marketing
2 18 (13.04%) Banking
3 16 (11.59%) Finance
4 15 (10.87%) Retail
5 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
6 8 (5.80%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.90%) Games
7 4 (2.90%) Legal
8 3 (2.17%) Advertising
8 3 (2.17%) Law
9 2 (1.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.72%) Billing
10 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) User Experience
2 20 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.62%) New Media
5 5 (3.62%) Open Source
6 4 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (2.90%) Social Media
7 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.45%) Online Games
7 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.45%) Equities
7 2 (1.45%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.45%) Derivative
8 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.72%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.72%) Social Network
8 1 (0.72%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.45%) Android
1 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.49%) Product Management
3 18 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (10.14%) User Stories
6 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.70%) Project Management
8 9 (6.52%) Scrum
9 7 (5.07%) Analytics
10 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.35%) Product Marketing
10 6 (4.35%) B2B
11 4 (2.90%) Change Management
11 4 (2.90%) Benchmarking
11 4 (2.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (2.90%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (2.90%) Customer Insight
11 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.90%) People Management
12 3 (2.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.45%) Java
1 2 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (2.17%) Google
2 2 (1.45%) F5
2 2 (1.45%) TIBCO
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle
2 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
2 2 (1.45%) Cognos
2 2 (1.45%) Cisco
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.72%) HP
3 1 (0.72%) Juniper
3 1 (0.72%) Progress
3 1 (0.72%) SAP
3 1 (0.72%) Sony
3 1 (0.72%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.72%) ExactTarget
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