The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 129 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.082% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Edinburgh -20 1 £380 -24.00% 2
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Informix
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Release Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Perl Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) SCADA
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (9.09%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center