The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 16 April 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 West Yorkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 107 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.055% 0.22% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.30% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £538 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1389 994 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.82% 73.58% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 520 711
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.19% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.25 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Product Management
Yorkshire

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -20 1 £538 +34.37%
Wakefield - - - -
Product Management
Yorkshire

Product Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint