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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 356 429 402
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -27
Contract jobs citing Product Management 298 209 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 158 143
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £646
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.76 £24.37 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
Product Management
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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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
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 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
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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 +68 185 £475 +5.55% 66
South East +16 37 £504 +18.52% 18
West Midlands +1 36 £350 -50.00% 7
East of England +23 13 £600 +60.00% 7
South West +19 9 £438 +12.17% 15
Yorkshire -24 9 £626 +25.25% 2
North West 0 4 £336 -35.95% 8
East Midlands -2 2 £500 -9.09% 2
North East -29 2 £475 -9.52%
Product Management
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Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 287 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (26.46%) Project Management
3 140 (25.55%) User Experience
4 137 (25.00%) Finance
5 127 (23.18%) Scrum
6 93 (16.97%) Marketing
7 80 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (14.42%) Degree
9 78 (14.23%) HTML
10 72 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (12.04%) QA
12 59 (10.77%) CSS
12 59 (10.77%) Mentoring
13 54 (9.85%) Banking
14 51 (9.31%) Kanban
14 51 (9.31%) Microsoft
15 50 (9.12%) Software Engineering
15 50 (9.12%) Wireframes
16 49 (8.94%) User Stories
17 47 (8.58%) MS Visio
18 45 (8.21%) JavaScript
19 44 (8.03%) Business Analysis
19 44 (8.03%) HTML5
20 42 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
20 42 (7.66%) Prototyping
21 41 (7.48%) Analytics
22 40 (7.30%) TDD
22 40 (7.30%) Computer Science
22 40 (7.30%) Java
23 39 (7.12%) 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 17 (3.10%) Confluence
2 15 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.46%) CMS
3 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.73%) Apache
5 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.55%) eZ Publish
6 3 (0.55%) IIS
6 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) SAS
7 2 (0.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.18%) FileNet
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 47 (8.58%) MS Visio
2 26 (4.74%) MS Office
3 25 (4.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 25 (4.56%) MS Excel
4 20 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.92%) Photoshop
6 15 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (2.01%) MS Project
8 10 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.73%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.55%) InVision
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.18%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) ENOVIA
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.18%) DELMIA
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%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.92%) SaaS
4 9 (1.64%) IaaS
5 8 (1.46%) HP Helion
6 7 (1.28%) Office 365
7 4 (0.73%) PaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Yammer
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.55%) Heroku
9 2 (0.36%) AdSense
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.36%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.55%) Internet
2 7 (1.28%) LAN
3 4 (0.73%) Broadband
3 4 (0.73%) Firewall
3 4 (0.73%) WAN
4 3 (0.55%) DOCSIS
4 3 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (0.55%) IPsec
4 3 (0.55%) LDAP
4 3 (0.55%) xDSL
5 2 (0.36%) 3G
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) DSLAM
5 2 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.36%) GSM
5 2 (0.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) MPLS
5 2 (0.36%) PSTN
5 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.36%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (5.29%) MongoDB
2 29 (5.29%) MySQL
2 29 (5.29%) NoSQL
3 25 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.73%) Big Data
7 4 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) OLTP
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.18%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (6.02%) Axure RP
2 27 (4.93%) JIRA
3 24 (4.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 22 (4.01%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.55%) JUnit
6 12 (2.19%) Maven
7 11 (2.01%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.82%) Selenium
9 6 (1.09%) Appium
10 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.73%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.73%) VersionOne
12 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.36%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.36%) Grunt
13 2 (0.36%) Subversion
13 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (25.00%) Finance
2 93 (16.97%) Marketing
3 54 (9.85%) Banking
4 22 (4.01%) Publishing
5 21 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.28%) Retail
7 17 (3.10%) Legal
8 12 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.01%) Front Office
9 11 (2.01%) Games
10 10 (1.82%) Advertising
10 10 (1.82%) Automotive
10 10 (1.82%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.91%) Billing
12 5 (0.91%) Electronics
13 4 (0.73%) Back Office
13 4 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (18.80%) Architect
2 98 (17.88%) Analyst
3 95 (17.34%) Product Manager
4 75 (13.69%) Business Analyst
5 48 (8.76%) Technical Architect
6 32 (5.84%) Designer
7 27 (4.93%) User Experience Architect
8 26 (4.74%) Programme Manager
8 26 (4.74%) Project Manager
9 23 (4.20%) Product Owner
10 20 (3.65%) Test Analyst
11 19 (3.47%) Digital Product Manager
12 16 (2.92%) Developer
13 15 (2.74%) Digital Analyst
13 15 (2.74%) Digital Architect
13 15 (2.74%) Digital Business Analyst
13 15 (2.74%) Senior Architect
13 15 (2.74%) UX Designer
14 14 (2.55%) Scrum Master
14 14 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.23%) HTML
2 59 (10.77%) CSS
3 44 (8.03%) HTML5
4 39 (7.12%) Web Services
5 31 (5.66%) CSS3
6 28 (5.11%) REST
7 26 (4.74%) Ajax
7 26 (4.74%) JSON
7 26 (4.74%) Play Framework
7 26 (4.74%) Ruby on Rails
8 23 (4.20%) Django
9 17 (3.10%) SOAP
10 14 (2.55%) Velocity
11 13 (2.37%) .NET
11 13 (2.37%) Node.js
11 13 (2.37%) XML
12 9 (1.64%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.46%) RESTful
14 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.91%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 140 (25.55%) User Experience
2 72 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.30%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.47%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.74%) Psychology
6 24 (4.38%) RIA
7 21 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.37%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (1.82%) Statistics
11 9 (1.64%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
13 6 (1.09%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.91%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.91%) NHS
14 5 (0.91%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.38%) Windows
2 16 (2.92%) Android
3 14 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.55%) Linux
4 7 (1.28%) Unix
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (26.46%) Project Management
3 127 (23.18%) Scrum
4 80 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (10.77%) Mentoring
6 51 (9.31%) Kanban
7 50 (9.12%) Software Engineering
7 50 (9.12%) Wireframes
8 49 (8.94%) User Stories
9 44 (8.03%) Business Analysis
10 42 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (7.66%) Prototyping
11 41 (7.48%) Analytics
12 40 (7.30%) TDD
13 38 (6.93%) Web Development
14 36 (6.57%) Information Architecture
15 35 (6.39%) Process Improvement
15 35 (6.39%) Programme Management
16 34 (6.20%) Open Source
17 33 (6.02%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.21%) JavaScript
2 40 (7.30%) Java
3 35 (6.39%) SQL
4 30 (5.47%) Ruby
5 24 (4.38%) Scala
6 18 (3.28%) Python
7 11 (2.01%) C#
8 5 (0.91%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.55%) PHP
10 3 (0.55%) VB
11 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.36%) ES6
11 2 (0.36%) SOQL
11 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) C
12 1 (0.18%) COBOL
12 1 (0.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 79 (14.42%) Degree
2 27 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.46%) ISEB
5 8 (1.46%) MBA
6 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.36%) PMP
7 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.18%) ACCA
8 1 (0.18%) CCA
8 1 (0.18%) CIMA
8 1 (0.18%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (12.04%) QA
2 13 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (2.37%) SLA
3 8 (1.46%) SEPA
4 5 (0.91%) SDET
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.46%) Puppet
2 6 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.73%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) Graphite
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) MOM
4 2 (0.36%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.36%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 51 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.66%) Adobe
3 20 (3.65%) CheckPoint
4 19 (3.47%) SAP
5 17 (3.10%) HP
6 11 (2.01%) Talend
7 10 (1.82%) VMware
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle
9 6 (1.09%) Rally
10 5 (0.91%) DoubleClick
10 5 (0.91%) EMC
10 5 (0.91%) Google
10 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.73%) Cisco
11 4 (0.73%) F5
12 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.55%) Fundtech
12 3 (0.55%) Progress
12 3 (0.55%) Reuters
12 3 (0.55%) Zuora
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