The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Product Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Product Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Product Manager
Rank 599 584 572
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Product Manager 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Senior Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Product Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Product Manager within the UK.

Senior Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Product Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Senior Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Product Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -25 13 £450 - 8
London +15 9 £444 - 4
City of London +19 3 £425 - 1
East of England - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Slough - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

Senior Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Product Manager in their job title 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 with Senior Product Manager in their job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 7 (28.00%) User Experience
4 6 (24.00%) B2B
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Product Management
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Product Marketing
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) SaaS
8 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 2 (8.00%) Velocity
8 2 (8.00%) New Media
9 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
9 1 (4.00%) Big Data
9 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
9 1 (4.00%) IaaS
9 1 (4.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Business Development

Senior Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Product Manager in their job title 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 with Senior Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) B2B
3 5 (20.00%) Product Management
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Product Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) eTOM
7 1 (4.00%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Progress