The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 241 215 230
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing Product Management 23 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 13
Average daily rate
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£444 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.67% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
Product Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7185 5987 6248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.14% 70.48% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4052 3259 3041
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 231 348
Average hourly rate £21.58 £31.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Surrey -7 7 £450 +50.00% 5
Oxfordshire -20 6 £450 +38.46% 1
Berkshire -1 5 £475 +35.71% 11
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £438 - 5
Kent - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (20.00%) Use Case
4 12 (18.46%) LAMP
5 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 11 (16.92%) Project Management
6 10 (15.38%) Finance
6 10 (15.38%) Retail
7 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
7 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.31%) ITIL
8 8 (12.31%) Marketing
8 8 (12.31%) User Stories
9 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
10 6 (9.23%) Linux
10 6 (9.23%) CSS
10 6 (9.23%) HTML
10 6 (9.23%) PHP
10 6 (9.23%) OO
10 6 (9.23%) Apache
10 6 (9.23%) XML
10 6 (9.23%) CRM
10 6 (9.23%) B2B
10 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (9.23%) WFM
10 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
1 6 (9.23%) Drupal
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) UMTS
1 2 (3.08%) Broadband
2 1 (1.54%) GPRS
2 1 (1.54%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.54%) ATM
2 1 (1.54%) VoIP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) 3G
2 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.54%) 2G
2 1 (1.54%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.54%) HSPA
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.62%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
1 10 (15.38%) Retail
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.31%) Marketing
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Games
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
1 18 (27.69%) Product Manager
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Programmer
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Process Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Data Scientist
7 1 (1.54%) Operations Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) LAMP
2 6 (9.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) CSS
2 6 (9.23%) HTML5
2 6 (9.23%) REST
2 6 (9.23%) CSS3
2 6 (9.23%) XML
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.62%) Velocity
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) User Experience
2 6 (9.23%) Open Source
3 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Neural Network
6 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) EPoS
7 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Use Case
3 11 (16.92%) Scrum
3 11 (16.92%) Project Management
4 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.85%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.31%) User Stories
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) OO
6 6 (9.23%) CRM
6 6 (9.23%) B2B
6 6 (9.23%) Identity Management
6 6 (9.23%) Workflow
6 6 (9.23%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) WFM
6 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.23%) BDD
6 6 (9.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PHP
1 6 (9.23%) Ruby
1 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PMP
4 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Vagrant
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.54%) Amdocs
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