The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £125.00 £58.75
% change year-on-year
- +112.76%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 232 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.14% 72.50% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 108 58
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £16.50 £66.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Product Management
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping