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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 327 416 438
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +22
Contract jobs citing Product Management 323 220 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 160 119
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £32.65 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% -31.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -31.26%
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +86 197 £475 +5.55% 51
South East +10 32 £448 +14.01% 20
West Midlands -3 29 £350 -50.00% 3
Yorkshire -19 25 £538 +53.57% 1
East of England +22 15 £600 +60.00% 7
South West +25 13 £494 +26.60% 11
North West -7 7 £300 -34.78% 4
East Midlands -5 2 £469 -14.77% 2
North East -37 2 £480 +60.00%
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 319 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (26.58%) Scrum
3 138 (24.30%) Finance
4 124 (21.83%) User Experience
5 123 (21.65%) Project Management
6 87 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 83 (14.61%) Marketing
8 73 (12.85%) Kanban
8 73 (12.85%) User Stories
9 72 (12.68%) Degree
9 72 (12.68%) QA
10 69 (12.15%) HTML
11 65 (11.44%) Banking
12 63 (11.09%) Prototyping
13 61 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (10.21%) TDD
15 52 (9.15%) Microsoft
16 48 (8.45%) Java
16 48 (8.45%) Analytics
17 47 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (8.10%) CSS
19 44 (7.75%) Web Services
19 44 (7.75%) SQL
20 43 (7.57%) JavaScript
20 43 (7.57%) Business Analysis
21 42 (7.39%) Mentoring
22 41 (7.22%) MS Visio
23 40 (7.04%) Ruby
23 40 (7.04%) HTML5
24 39 (6.87%) Wireframes

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 16 (2.82%) Confluence
1 16 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.58%) CMS
3 7 (1.23%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.88%) Apache
4 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.53%) eZ Publish
6 3 (0.53%) IIS
6 3 (0.53%) SAS
6 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.53%) WordPress
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (7.22%) MS Visio
2 25 (4.40%) MS Office
3 24 (4.23%) MS Excel
4 19 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.35%) Photoshop
5 18 (3.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (2.11%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (1.94%) MS Project
9 4 (0.70%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.53%) InVision
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.18%) DELMIA
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.99%) SaaS
4 8 (1.41%) HP Helion
4 8 (1.41%) IaaS
5 6 (1.06%) Office 365
6 5 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.70%) Yammer
8 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.53%) PaaS
9 2 (0.35%) AdSense
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.82%) Internet
2 8 (1.41%) LAN
3 5 (0.88%) Broadband
3 5 (0.88%) Firewall
4 4 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (0.70%) IPsec
4 4 (0.70%) LDAP
4 4 (0.70%) WAN
5 3 (0.53%) DOCSIS
5 3 (0.53%) DSLAM
5 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.53%) MPLS
5 3 (0.53%) PSTN
5 3 (0.53%) xDSL
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.35%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) GSM
7 1 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (5.46%) MongoDB
2 31 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 30 (5.28%) MySQL
4 26 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (3.35%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.70%) Big Data
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.35%) DB2
10 2 (0.35%) OLTP
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.28%) JIRA
2 26 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.87%) Axure RP
4 15 (2.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 14 (2.46%) JUnit
6 13 (2.29%) Maven
6 13 (2.29%) Selenium
7 12 (2.11%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.94%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.94%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (1.23%) Appium
10 5 (0.88%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.70%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.53%) VersionOne
13 2 (0.35%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.35%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (24.30%) Finance
2 83 (14.61%) Marketing
3 65 (11.44%) Banking
4 25 (4.40%) Publishing
5 24 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.05%) Retail
7 18 (3.17%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.46%) Legal
9 12 (2.11%) Front Office
10 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.76%) Advertising
12 9 (1.58%) Automotive
12 9 (1.58%) Games
13 8 (1.41%) Back Office
14 6 (1.06%) Billing
14 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.53%) Electronics
17 3 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (19.54%) Architect
2 102 (17.96%) Product Manager
3 100 (17.61%) Analyst
4 72 (12.68%) Business Analyst
5 64 (11.27%) Technical Architect
6 32 (5.63%) Designer
7 28 (4.93%) Product Owner
8 25 (4.40%) Programme Manager
9 24 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 22 (3.87%) Developer
11 20 (3.52%) Test Analyst
12 19 (3.35%) Digital Product Manager
13 17 (2.99%) User Experience Architect
14 16 (2.82%) Digital Architect
15 15 (2.64%) Digital Analyst
15 15 (2.64%) Digital Business Analyst
16 14 (2.46%) Senior Architect
17 12 (2.11%) Digital Technical Architect
17 12 (2.11%) Mobile Product Manager
17 12 (2.11%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (12.15%) HTML
2 46 (8.10%) CSS
3 44 (7.75%) Web Services
4 40 (7.04%) HTML5
5 30 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 29 (5.11%) CSS3
7 27 (4.75%) REST
8 25 (4.40%) Ajax
8 25 (4.40%) Play Framework
9 24 (4.23%) Django
10 23 (4.05%) JSON
11 18 (3.17%) XML
12 16 (2.82%) SOAP
13 15 (2.64%) .NET
13 15 (2.64%) Node.js
14 12 (2.11%) AngularJS
15 10 (1.76%) Velocity
16 9 (1.58%) ASP.NET
17 5 (0.88%) Flash
17 5 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 124 (21.83%) User Experience
2 61 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.69%) Computer Science
4 36 (6.34%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.87%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.64%) Psychology
7 14 (2.46%) RIA
8 13 (2.29%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.11%) Statistics
10 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.58%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.06%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.88%) Fintech
14 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.88%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.70%) Equities
15 4 (0.70%) Interactive TV
15 4 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.40%) Windows
2 19 (3.35%) Android
3 14 (2.46%) Linux
4 11 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.88%) Unix
5 5 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (26.58%) Scrum
3 123 (21.65%) Project Management
4 87 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (12.85%) Kanban
5 73 (12.85%) User Stories
6 63 (11.09%) Prototyping
7 58 (10.21%) TDD
8 48 (8.45%) Analytics
9 47 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (7.57%) Business Analysis
11 42 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 39 (6.87%) Wireframes
13 36 (6.34%) Customer Insight
13 36 (6.34%) Process Improvement
13 36 (6.34%) Software Engineering
14 33 (5.81%) Web Development
15 32 (5.63%) E-Commerce
15 32 (5.63%) Open Source
15 32 (5.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.45%) Java
2 44 (7.75%) SQL
3 43 (7.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (7.04%) Ruby
5 27 (4.75%) Python
6 26 (4.58%) Scala
7 13 (2.29%) C#
8 3 (0.53%) PHP
8 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.53%) VB
9 2 (0.35%) C
9 2 (0.35%) Go
9 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.18%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) SOQL
10 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (12.68%) Degree
2 30 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.41%) MBA
6 7 (1.23%) ISEB
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.53%) PMP
7 3 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ACCA
9 1 (0.18%) CCA
9 1 (0.18%) CIMA
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
9 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCP
9 1 (0.18%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (12.68%) QA
2 17 (2.99%) SLA
3 14 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.41%) SEPA
5 5 (0.88%) SDET
6 3 (0.53%) EMIR
6 3 (0.53%) MiFID
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) HL7
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) vCloud
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.23%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.70%) SCOM
4 2 (0.35%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) Graphite
4 2 (0.35%) MOM
4 2 (0.35%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Ambari
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.18%) Marathon
5 1 (0.18%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.58%) Adobe
3 18 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 17 (2.99%) SAP
5 16 (2.82%) HP
6 11 (1.94%) Google
6 11 (1.94%) Talend
7 9 (1.58%) VMware
8 7 (1.23%) Oracle
9 6 (1.06%) Rally
10 5 (0.88%) Cisco
10 5 (0.88%) DoubleClick
10 5 (0.88%) F5
11 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.53%) Fundtech
12 3 (0.53%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.53%) Novell
12 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.53%) Zuora
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