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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 367 445 430
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -15
Contract jobs citing Product Management 251 180 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 129 135
Median daily rate £450 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.47%
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +45 140 £450 -10.00% 46
South East +33 51 £400 +5.40% 16
Yorkshire +21 17 £531 +63.46% 5
West Midlands -5 12 £500 - 4
East of England +11 10 £550 - 8
South West +12 7 £325 -4.69% 9
East Midlands +4 7 £463 +8.82% 1
North West -11 4 £350 -22.22% 4
North East -25 3 £500 -9.09% 1
Product Management
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Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 292 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (24.65%) Finance
3 137 (24.12%) Scrum
4 129 (22.71%) User Experience
5 107 (18.84%) Project Management
6 93 (16.37%) QA
7 86 (15.14%) User Stories
8 79 (13.91%) Degree
9 77 (13.56%) HTML
10 76 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 76 (13.38%) Prototyping
11 72 (12.68%) Marketing
12 71 (12.50%) Kanban
13 69 (12.15%) Banking
14 63 (11.09%) Analytics
15 62 (10.92%) Java
16 60 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (9.68%) SQL
18 53 (9.33%) JavaScript
19 51 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
20 49 (8.63%) Wireframes
20 49 (8.63%) TDD
21 46 (8.10%) Business Analysis
22 45 (7.92%) CSS
22 45 (7.92%) Microsoft
22 45 (7.92%) Process Improvement
23 42 (7.39%) Web Services
23 42 (7.39%) MS Visio
24 41 (7.22%) Mobile App
25 37 (6.51%) Telecoms

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 (3.70%) Confluence
2 14 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.06%) CMS
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.88%) nginx
5 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.53%) SAS
7 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) FileNet
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 22 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.87%) Photoshop
3 21 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (3.70%) MS Office
4 15 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.76%) Fireworks
5 10 (1.76%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.70%) Flinto
7 4 (0.70%) MS Project
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.35%) InVision
8 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.18%) Blender
9 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.18%) Maya
9 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.70%) BASE24
4 3 (0.53%) ENOVIA
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.35%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.64%) SaaS
4 8 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.06%) Office 365
6 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.70%) PaaS
7 4 (0.70%) Yammer
8 2 (0.35%) AdSense
8 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.35%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.29%) Internet
2 7 (1.23%) LAN
3 6 (1.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (1.06%) IPsec
4 5 (0.88%) Broadband
4 5 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.88%) HTTP
4 5 (0.88%) SMTP
4 5 (0.88%) xDSL
5 4 (0.70%) DNS
5 4 (0.70%) LDAP
5 4 (0.70%) VoIP
5 4 (0.70%) Wireless
6 3 (0.53%) DOCSIS
6 3 (0.53%) DSLAM
6 3 (0.53%) Firewall
6 3 (0.53%) MPLS
6 3 (0.53%) PSTN
6 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.35%) NoSQL
2 18 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 16 (2.82%) MySQL
4 10 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.58%) Big Data
6 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.70%) NonStop SQL
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.35%) DB2
9 2 (0.35%) MS Access
9 2 (0.35%) OLTP
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 35 (6.16%) JIRA
2 31 (5.46%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.52%) JUnit
4 18 (3.17%) Maven
4 18 (3.17%) Selenium
5 17 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 15 (2.64%) Axure RP
7 11 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
8 10 (1.76%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.41%) Appium
10 7 (1.23%) Git (software)
11 6 (1.06%) Ant
11 6 (1.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 6 (1.06%) Mockito
12 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.35%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.35%) JMeter
13 2 (0.35%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.35%) VersaTest
General
1 140 (24.65%) Finance
2 72 (12.68%) Marketing
3 69 (12.15%) Banking
4 37 (6.51%) Retail
4 37 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.70%) Publishing
6 18 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.64%) Legal
8 14 (2.46%) Front Office
9 12 (2.11%) Back Office
9 12 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.58%) Advertising
10 9 (1.58%) Automotive
11 7 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.88%) Billing
13 5 (0.88%) Electronics
14 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (20.25%) Product Manager
2 89 (15.67%) Architect
3 87 (15.32%) Analyst
4 60 (10.56%) Business Analyst
5 56 (9.86%) Technical Architect
6 53 (9.33%) Designer
7 33 (5.81%) Developer
8 27 (4.75%) Product Owner
8 27 (4.75%) UX Designer
9 23 (4.05%) Digital Product Manager
10 22 (3.87%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.17%) Programme Manager
12 17 (2.99%) Digital Architect
13 15 (2.64%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.46%) Mobile Product Manager
15 13 (2.29%) Senior Manager
15 13 (2.29%) Test Engineer
16 12 (2.11%) Digital Technical Architect
16 12 (2.11%) Software Developer
17 11 (1.94%) Digital Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.56%) HTML
2 45 (7.92%) CSS
3 42 (7.39%) Web Services
4 35 (6.16%) HTML5
5 25 (4.40%) REST
5 25 (4.40%) XML
6 23 (4.05%) Node.js
7 22 (3.87%) Ajax
8 21 (3.70%) Play Framework
9 18 (3.17%) CSS3
9 18 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (2.82%) Django
11 15 (2.64%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.46%) .NET
12 14 (2.46%) JSON
12 14 (2.46%) SOAP
13 11 (1.94%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.94%) Flash
14 10 (1.76%) jQuery
14 10 (1.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 129 (22.71%) User Experience
2 60 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 36 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.64%) Fintech
6 14 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.94%) SWIFT
8 11 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.76%) Interactive TV
10 9 (1.58%) Derivative
10 9 (1.58%) Statistics
11 8 (1.41%) Psychology
12 6 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.06%) RIA
13 5 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.99%) Windows
2 22 (3.87%) Linux
3 18 (3.17%) Android
4 13 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.58%) Unix
6 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (24.12%) Scrum
3 107 (18.84%) Project Management
4 86 (15.14%) User Stories
5 76 (13.38%) Prototyping
5 76 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (12.50%) Kanban
7 63 (11.09%) Analytics
8 51 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 49 (8.63%) TDD
9 49 (8.63%) Wireframes
10 46 (8.10%) Business Analysis
11 45 (7.92%) Process Improvement
12 34 (5.99%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.81%) Customer Insight
14 32 (5.63%) Programme Management
14 32 (5.63%) SDLC
15 30 (5.28%) Software Engineering
16 29 (5.11%) Performance Testing
16 29 (5.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.92%) Java
2 55 (9.68%) SQL
3 53 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 30 (5.28%) Ruby
5 29 (5.11%) Python
6 17 (2.99%) Scala
7 15 (2.64%) C#
8 6 (1.06%) XPath
9 3 (0.53%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.35%) C
10 2 (0.35%) C++
10 2 (0.35%) Go
10 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.35%) R
10 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (13.91%) Degree
2 34 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.06%) MBA
5 6 (1.06%) PMP
6 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.35%) PhD
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) CCA
9 1 (0.18%) CCDP
9 1 (0.18%) CCNP
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (16.37%) QA
2 15 (2.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (2.29%) SLA
4 7 (1.23%) EMIR
4 7 (1.23%) MiFID
5 5 (0.88%) SDET
5 5 (0.88%) SEPA
6 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.35%) FATCA
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) HL7
8 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 8 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.53%) Docker
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.41%) Puppet
3 7 (1.23%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.70%) SCOM
5 2 (0.35%) Ambari
5 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.35%) MOM
5 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Marathon
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.52%) Oracle
3 19 (3.35%) Adobe
3 19 (3.35%) SAP
4 13 (2.29%) Google
5 12 (2.11%) CheckPoint
5 12 (2.11%) HP
6 10 (1.76%) Talend
7 8 (1.41%) Cisco
8 7 (1.23%) F5
9 6 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.88%) Tableau
11 4 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.70%) hybris
11 4 (0.70%) Thales
12 3 (0.53%) EMC
12 3 (0.53%) GoldenSource
12 3 (0.53%) Novell
12 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow
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