The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 363 426 407
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -19
Contract jobs citing Product Management 283 194 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 138 126
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £38.55 £24.37 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.21% +49.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.92 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £30.21 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
Product Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41414 41262 38397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 79.98% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27624 27289 24283
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the England region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Product Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Product Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 177 £475 +8.57% 77
West Midlands +2 35 £400 -42.85% 5
South East +13 33 £494 +16.17% 15
Yorkshire -10 9 £753 +115.00% 3
North East -33 9 £485 +68.69%
East of England +25 8 £575 - 8
South West 0 6 £350 -5.40% 2
North West -5 3 £450 -2.17% 2
East Midlands +1 2 - - 4
Product Management
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Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 290 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (29.25%) Project Management
3 142 (25.96%) User Experience
4 136 (24.86%) Finance
5 116 (21.21%) Scrum
6 97 (17.73%) Marketing
7 85 (15.54%) HTML
8 79 (14.44%) Degree
9 75 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 67 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (12.07%) Mentoring
11 66 (12.07%) CSS
12 62 (11.33%) QA
13 59 (10.79%) Wireframes
14 58 (10.60%) Software Engineering
15 57 (10.42%) MS Visio
16 54 (9.87%) JavaScript
17 53 (9.69%) Java
17 53 (9.69%) Microsoft
18 52 (9.51%) User Stories
19 49 (8.96%) Analytics
20 48 (8.78%) Kanban
21 46 (8.41%) Prototyping
22 45 (8.23%) Banking
23 44 (8.04%) Axure RP
24 43 (7.86%) Information Architecture
25 41 (7.50%) HTML5
25 41 (7.50%) Usability Testing
26 40 (7.31%) Adobe
26 40 (7.31%) Web Services

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.84%) CMS
2 19 (3.47%) Confluence
2 19 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.46%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.91%) Apache
4 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.73%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.55%) eZ Publish
6 3 (0.55%) IIS
6 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) SAS
7 2 (0.37%) WordPress
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 57 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 35 (6.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 29 (5.30%) MS Office
4 28 (5.12%) MS Excel
5 17 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (2.74%) MS Project
6 15 (2.74%) Photoshop
7 14 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (1.83%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.91%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.55%) InVision
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.18%) InDesign
11 1 (0.18%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) ENOVIA
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.18%) DELMIA
3 1 (0.18%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.93%) SaaS
3 9 (1.65%) IaaS
4 8 (1.46%) Heroku
4 8 (1.46%) HP Helion
5 7 (1.28%) Force.com
5 7 (1.28%) Yammer
6 6 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 6 (1.10%) Office 365
7 4 (0.73%) PaaS
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.37%) AdSense
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.47%) Internet
2 6 (1.10%) LAN
3 4 (0.73%) Firewall
3 4 (0.73%) WAN
4 2 (0.37%) 3G
4 2 (0.37%) DNS
4 2 (0.37%) GSM
4 2 (0.37%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) Junos
4 2 (0.37%) LDAP
4 2 (0.37%) MRTG
4 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.37%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.18%) SMTP
5 1 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (4.57%) MongoDB
3 21 (3.84%) MySQL
4 20 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.73%) Big Data
9 4 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.37%) DB2
11 2 (0.37%) OLTP
12 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.18%) IMS/DB
12 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (8.04%) Axure RP
2 32 (5.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 23 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.84%) JIRA
5 14 (2.56%) JUnit
6 12 (2.19%) Maven
7 11 (2.01%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.65%) Selenium
9 7 (1.28%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.91%) Appium
10 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.55%) VersionOne
13 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.37%) Grunt
13 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.37%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 136 (24.86%) Finance
2 97 (17.73%) Marketing
3 45 (8.23%) Banking
4 20 (3.66%) Publishing
4 20 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.11%) Legal
6 16 (2.93%) Retail
7 15 (2.74%) Automotive
8 12 (2.19%) Games
9 10 (1.83%) Advertising
9 10 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.28%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.91%) Billing
11 5 (0.91%) Electronics
11 5 (0.91%) Front Office
12 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.55%) Back Office
13 3 (0.55%) Law
14 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (19.93%) Architect
2 96 (17.55%) Analyst
3 90 (16.45%) Product Manager
4 69 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 47 (8.59%) Technical Architect
6 37 (6.76%) User Experience Architect
7 32 (5.85%) Designer
8 28 (5.12%) Programme Manager
9 26 (4.75%) Product Owner
10 25 (4.57%) Project Manager
11 23 (4.20%) Test Analyst
12 22 (4.02%) Developer
13 21 (3.84%) Digital Product Manager
13 21 (3.84%) Senior Architect
14 17 (3.11%) Senior User Experience Architect
14 17 (3.11%) UX Designer
15 14 (2.56%) Digital Analyst
15 14 (2.56%) Digital Architect
15 14 (2.56%) Digital Business Analyst
15 14 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.54%) HTML
2 66 (12.07%) CSS
3 41 (7.50%) HTML5
4 40 (7.31%) Web Services
5 27 (4.94%) CSS3
5 27 (4.94%) REST
6 23 (4.20%) Ajax
7 22 (4.02%) JSON
7 22 (4.02%) SOAP
8 18 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (3.11%) Play Framework
10 16 (2.93%) XML
11 15 (2.74%) .NET
11 15 (2.74%) Django
12 14 (2.56%) Node.js
13 13 (2.38%) AngularJS
13 13 (2.38%) RESTful
14 9 (1.65%) Velocity
15 7 (1.28%) Spring Boot
15 7 (1.28%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 142 (25.96%) User Experience
2 67 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 35 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 33 (6.03%) Psychology
5 33 (6.03%) RIA
6 25 (4.57%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.46%) Social Media
11 7 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.10%) Statistics
12 6 (1.10%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.02%) Apple iOS
2 19 (3.47%) Android
3 18 (3.29%) Windows
4 12 (2.19%) Linux
5 6 (1.10%) Unix
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (29.25%) Project Management
3 116 (21.21%) Scrum
4 75 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (12.07%) Mentoring
6 59 (10.79%) Wireframes
7 58 (10.60%) Software Engineering
8 52 (9.51%) User Stories
9 49 (8.96%) Analytics
10 48 (8.78%) Kanban
11 46 (8.41%) Prototyping
12 43 (7.86%) Information Architecture
13 41 (7.50%) Usability Testing
14 39 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (6.95%) Business Analysis
15 38 (6.95%) TDD
15 38 (6.95%) Web Development
16 36 (6.58%) Open Source
17 35 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 35 (6.40%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.87%) JavaScript
2 53 (9.69%) Java
3 39 (7.13%) SQL
4 23 (4.20%) Ruby
5 17 (3.11%) Python
6 16 (2.93%) Scala
7 15 (2.74%) C#
8 8 (1.46%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.28%) Apex Code
9 7 (1.28%) SOQL
10 4 (0.73%) PHP
10 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.55%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.55%) VB
12 2 (0.37%) C
12 2 (0.37%) ES6
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) COBOL
13 1 (0.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 79 (14.44%) Degree
2 30 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.46%) ISEB
6 7 (1.28%) MBA
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) PMP
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.33%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.46%) SEPA
3 8 (1.46%) SLA
4 4 (0.73%) SDET
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Puppet
2 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.55%) Ansible
3 3 (0.55%) SCOM
4 2 (0.37%) Graphite
4 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.37%) MOM
4 2 (0.37%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.37%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (9.69%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.31%) Adobe
3 25 (4.57%) SAP
4 23 (4.20%) CheckPoint
5 15 (2.74%) HP
6 13 (2.38%) Google
7 11 (2.01%) Talend
8 10 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.83%) VMware
9 8 (1.46%) Oracle
10 6 (1.10%) Siebel
11 5 (0.91%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.73%) EMC
13 3 (0.55%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.55%) Cisco
13 3 (0.55%) Fundtech
13 3 (0.55%) Intel Security
13 3 (0.55%) Progress
13 3 (0.55%) Reuters
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