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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 344 313 326
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 64 101 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 51
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 22 £400 -8.57% 13
Hammersmith - 4 £250 -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.08%) Analytics
3 36 (25.00%) Product Management
4 33 (22.92%) User Experience
5 28 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 25 (17.36%) Google
7 24 (16.67%) Finance
8 23 (15.97%) Marketing
8 23 (15.97%) Google Analytics
9 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.50%) Scrum
11 16 (11.11%) Retail
11 16 (11.11%) User Stories
12 14 (9.72%) Banking
13 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
13 12 (8.33%) Project Management
14 11 (7.64%) CMS
14 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
15 10 (6.94%) Market Research
16 9 (6.25%) Information Architecture
16 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
16 9 (6.25%) Web Services
16 9 (6.25%) Web Analytics
17 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
17 8 (5.56%) RESTful
17 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 7 (4.86%) Business Development
18 7 (4.86%) Legal
19 6 (4.17%) Migration

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.64%) CMS
2 4 (2.78%) Documentum
2 4 (2.78%) Drupal
3 3 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) Kentico
4 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.97%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Broadband
2 2 (1.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Marketing
3 16 (11.11%) Retail
4 14 (9.72%) Banking
5 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.86%) Legal
7 4 (2.78%) Publishing
7 4 (2.78%) Games
8 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.08%) Advertising
8 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.69%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) Web Services
2 8 (5.56%) RESTful
3 4 (2.78%) .NET
4 2 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) Django
5 1 (0.69%) JSON
5 1 (0.69%) OAuth
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) User Experience
2 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.78%) Social Media
6 3 (2.08%) Statistics
7 2 (1.39%) Online Games
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) New Media
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Economics
8 1 (0.69%) IPTV
8 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.47%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.08%) Analytics
3 36 (25.00%) Product Management
4 28 (19.44%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (12.50%) Scrum
6 16 (11.11%) User Stories
7 12 (8.33%) Project Management
8 10 (6.94%) Market Research
9 9 (6.25%) Information Architecture
9 9 (6.25%) Web Analytics
10 8 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.86%) Business Development
12 6 (4.17%) Migration
12 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.47%) Content Management
13 5 (3.47%) Document Management
14 4 (2.78%) SEO
14 4 (2.78%) Product Marketing
15 3 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) C
2 3 (2.08%) Java
3 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby
4 1 (0.69%) PHP
4 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (1.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) UCITS
1 1 (0.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Google
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.08%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.08%) Adobe
3 3 (2.08%) EMC
3 3 (2.08%) OpenText
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) BroadSoft
5 1 (0.69%) Verint
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.69%) Elastic Path
5 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.69%) Omniture
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