The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank - 67 67
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £460 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +87.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
Product Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 782 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 83.28% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 474 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Product Management
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Product Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Product Manager
2 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery