The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 66 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £383 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.30% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.72% 72.25% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 276 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Product Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Velocity
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management Server
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Kentico
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management Server
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Kentico
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Velocity
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft