The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 85 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Product Management 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£544 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +5.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Product Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
998 857 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.23% 74.20% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 453 440
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £47.13 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Cheadle - - - - 2
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management.

1 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
1 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (52.00%) MS Office
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) MySQL
7 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Kanban
7 3 (12.00%) Market Research
7 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) Python
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (8.00%) JSON

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Office
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Business Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Product Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Change Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (4.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) Ajax
1 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (8.00%) JSON
1 2 (8.00%) Django
1 2 (8.00%) HTML5
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) CSS3
1 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) New Media
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Kanban
5 3 (12.00%) Market Research
6 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) Scala
2 2 (8.00%) Python
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook