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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Product Manager
Rank 565 545 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Product Manager 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 2015.

Senior Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Top 15 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 30 January 2015. 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
London +9 18 £550 +15.78% 4
England -8 18 £550 +15.78% 8
City of London - 4 £550 - 2
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Senior Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Analytics
3 15 (48.39%) Google
3 15 (48.39%) Google Analytics
4 14 (45.16%) User Experience
5 9 (29.03%) Product Management
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) RESTful
7 7 (22.58%) Information Architecture
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.68%) Market Research
10 3 (9.68%) Product Marketing
10 3 (9.68%) B2B
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) Marketing Strategy
11 2 (6.45%) Line Management
11 2 (6.45%) Velocity
11 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
11 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (6.45%) Finance
12 1 (3.23%) Scrum
12 1 (3.23%) ITIL
12 1 (3.23%) CRM
12 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
12 1 (3.23%) SOA
12 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
12 1 (3.23%) Economics

Senior Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 6 (19.35%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
1 8 (25.81%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Economics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Analytics
3 9 (29.03%) Product Management
4 7 (22.58%) Information Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Market Research
5 3 (9.68%) Product Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) eTOM
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Google