The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England 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 450 487 461
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 175 125 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 100 87
Median daily rate £480 £431 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £324 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Product Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
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 England

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

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Product Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Product Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +33 112 £475 +8.57% 59
South East +2 27 £475 +18.75% 12
Yorkshire +17 18 £555 +0.90% 3
North West -1 8 £388 +10.71% 4
West Midlands 0 7 £650 +52.94% 5
South West -10 2 £675 +74.19% 2
North East -42 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Product Manager
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Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 153 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.00%) User Experience
3 63 (23.86%) Product Management
4 58 (21.97%) Project Management
5 54 (20.45%) Scrum
6 50 (18.94%) Finance
7 42 (15.91%) Marketing
8 38 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (13.64%) User Stories
10 34 (12.88%) Banking
11 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (11.36%) E-Commerce
13 26 (9.85%) Mobile App
14 24 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.95%) Security Cleared
16 19 (7.20%) Degree
17 18 (6.82%) Android
17 18 (6.82%) CRM
17 18 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
18 17 (6.44%) Service Design
18 17 (6.44%) Publishing
18 17 (6.44%) Apple iOS
18 17 (6.44%) Retail
19 16 (6.06%) SC Cleared
19 16 (6.06%) Service Delivery
19 16 (6.06%) Microsoft
20 14 (5.30%) Analytics
20 14 (5.30%) Change Management
21 13 (4.92%) Legal
22 12 (4.55%) Open Source

Product Manager Skill Set
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 10 (3.79%) CMS
2 8 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.41%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.41%) MS Office
2 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) SaaS
2 5 (1.89%) IaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Office 365
3 3 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) VPN
2 5 (1.89%) Skype
3 4 (1.52%) Internet
3 4 (1.52%) LDAP
3 4 (1.52%) S/MIME
4 3 (1.14%) Broadband
4 3 (1.14%) IPsec
4 3 (1.14%) Network Security
4 3 (1.14%) SSL
4 3 (1.14%) Wireless
5 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) Softphone
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.38%) DB2
2 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 50 (18.94%) Finance
2 42 (15.91%) Marketing
3 34 (12.88%) Banking
4 17 (6.44%) Publishing
4 17 (6.44%) Retail
5 13 (4.92%) Legal
6 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.79%) Games
8 7 (2.65%) Law
9 6 (2.27%) Electronics
10 4 (1.52%) Automotive
10 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.14%) Advertising
11 3 (1.14%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Front Office
12 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.03%) Velocity
2 5 (1.89%) .NET
3 3 (1.14%) HTML
4 2 (0.76%) CSS
4 2 (0.76%) J2EE
4 2 (0.76%) JSON
4 2 (0.76%) RESTful
4 2 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.00%) User Experience
2 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.65%) Fintech
4 7 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.65%) PKI
5 5 (1.89%) CESG
5 5 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.14%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.14%) FMCG
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Social Media
7 3 (1.14%) Statistics
7 3 (1.14%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.82%) Android
2 17 (6.44%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.27%) Windows
4 3 (1.14%) Linux
4 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.86%) Product Management
3 58 (21.97%) Project Management
4 54 (20.45%) Scrum
5 38 (14.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (13.64%) User Stories
7 30 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 24 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
9 18 (6.82%) CRM
10 17 (6.44%) Service Design
11 16 (6.06%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.30%) Analytics
12 14 (5.30%) Change Management
13 12 (4.55%) Open Source
14 11 (4.17%) Business Analysis
14 11 (4.17%) Kanban
14 11 (4.17%) Wireframes
15 9 (3.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 9 (3.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.52%) Java
3 2 (0.76%) PHP
4 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.38%) SQL
4 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.20%) Degree
3 16 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PMP
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.17%) Apple
3 8 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.27%) VMware
5 5 (1.89%) MobileIron
6 4 (1.52%) Adobe
7 3 (1.14%) Progress
8 2 (0.76%) Cisco
8 2 (0.76%) HP
8 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 2 (0.76%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix
9 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.38%) Endeca
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) hybris
9 1 (0.38%) Netezza
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
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