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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 308 304 331
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 78 97 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 28
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£450 £449 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £57.50 -
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 29 January 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 +12 22 £400 - 16
Hillingdon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 77 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) User Experience
3 31 (22.30%) Analytics
4 24 (17.27%) Product Management
4 24 (17.27%) E-Commerce
5 23 (16.55%) Google
6 21 (15.11%) Google Analytics
7 17 (12.23%) Finance
7 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (11.51%) User Stories
8 16 (11.51%) Marketing
9 15 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.07%) Scrum
11 11 (7.91%) Retail
12 10 (7.19%) Information Architecture
13 9 (6.47%) Banking
14 8 (5.76%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (5.76%) Web Services
14 8 (5.76%) Social Media
14 8 (5.76%) RESTful
14 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
15 7 (5.04%) Project Management
15 7 (5.04%) Intranet
15 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
15 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
16 6 (4.32%) Games
16 6 (4.32%) Web Analytics
16 6 (4.32%) Business Development
16 6 (4.32%) Product Marketing
16 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (2.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) Kentico
3 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.16%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Intranet
2 5 (3.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 17 (12.23%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Marketing
3 11 (7.91%) Retail
4 9 (6.47%) Banking
5 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.32%) Games
7 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 3 (2.16%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) Web Services
1 8 (5.76%) RESTful
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.78%) User Experience
2 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (5.76%) Social Media
4 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.32%) New Media
6 4 (2.88%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.16%) Online Games
7 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.44%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.72%) Open Source
9 1 (0.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Wiki
9 1 (0.72%) Social Network
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) W3C
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.30%) Analytics
3 24 (17.27%) Product Management
3 24 (17.27%) E-Commerce
4 16 (11.51%) User Stories
5 15 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.07%) Scrum
7 10 (7.19%) Information Architecture
8 7 (5.04%) Project Management
9 6 (4.32%) Web Analytics
9 6 (4.32%) Business Development
9 6 (4.32%) Product Marketing
9 6 (4.32%) Market Research
10 5 (3.60%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.60%) B2B
10 5 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.88%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (2.88%) Benchmarking
11 4 (2.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 3 (2.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) C
2 1 (0.72%) Java
2 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Google
2 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.44%) Adobe
4 1 (0.72%) Verint
4 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.72%) Omniture
4 1 (0.72%) Sony
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
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