The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Product Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank 151 175 184
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 13 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 19
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £640 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Product Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3220 5261 5645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.00% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4018 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 78
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Manager across the City of London region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (27.27%) Product Management
2 6 (27.27%) User Stories
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
6 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Fintech
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Publishing
6 2 (9.09%) Games
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking

Product Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Biometrics
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Product Management
2 6 (27.27%) User Stories
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) hybris