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 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 339 377 322
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 75 54 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +20.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 15 £475 - 9
Hillingdon - - - - 2
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (26.38%) Product Management
2 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.95%) Retail
3 26 (15.95%) Marketing
4 22 (13.50%) Finance
4 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
5 20 (12.27%) Banking
6 18 (11.04%) User Stories
7 17 (10.43%) Project Management
8 15 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (7.36%) Scrum
10 11 (6.75%) Analytics
10 11 (6.75%) Degree
10 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
11 10 (6.13%) Internet
12 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
12 9 (5.52%) German Language
13 8 (4.91%) Retail Banking
14 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
14 7 (4.29%) Games
14 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
15 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
15 6 (3.68%) .NET
15 6 (3.68%) B2C
15 6 (3.68%) Intranet
15 6 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (3.68%) Customer Insight
16 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
16 5 (3.07%) Market Research

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.23%) CMS
2 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.13%) Internet
2 6 (3.68%) Intranet
3 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.23%) IPsec
3 2 (1.23%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.23%) BGP
3 2 (1.23%) MPLS
3 2 (1.23%) OSPF
3 2 (1.23%) VoIP
3 2 (1.23%) DHCP
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) Multicast
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.61%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) GSM
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (15.95%) Retail
1 26 (15.95%) Marketing
2 22 (13.50%) Finance
3 20 (12.27%) Banking
4 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.52%) German Language
5 8 (4.91%) Retail Banking
6 7 (4.29%) Games
7 5 (3.07%) Legal
8 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.84%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.84%) Law
9 3 (1.84%) Advertising
10 2 (1.23%) Publishing
10 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.61%) French Language
11 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Local Government
11 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
1 5 (3.07%) Open Source
2 4 (2.45%) Video on Demand
2 4 (2.45%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (2.45%) Online Games
3 3 (1.84%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.84%) New Media
3 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.23%) W3C
4 2 (1.23%) Equities
4 2 (1.23%) Tandem
4 2 (1.23%) Derivative
4 2 (1.23%) Social Media
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Blog
5 1 (0.61%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.61%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) Product Management
2 40 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
4 18 (11.04%) User Stories
5 17 (10.43%) Project Management
6 15 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (7.36%) Scrum
8 11 (6.75%) Analytics
9 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.68%) B2C
10 6 (3.68%) Customer Insight
11 5 (3.07%) Market Research
11 5 (3.07%) Data Analysis
12 4 (2.45%) CRM
12 4 (2.45%) Change Management
12 4 (2.45%) Web Analytics
12 4 (2.45%) Time Management
13 3 (1.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (1.84%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.84%) Java
2 2 (1.23%) Ruby
3 1 (0.61%) R
3 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
1 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (1.84%) Cognos
1 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
2 2 (1.23%) Cisco
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle
2 2 (1.23%) F5
3 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.61%) ExactTarget
3 1 (0.61%) Omniture
3 1 (0.61%) Google
3 1 (0.61%) Progress
3 1 (0.61%) HP
3 1 (0.61%) EMC
3 1 (0.61%) Juniper
3 1 (0.61%) NetApp
3 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.61%) Sony
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