The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 68 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.90% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.25% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £335 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +82.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 720 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.24% 72.29% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 372 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Reading region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) New Media
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (16.67%) Product Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com