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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank 478 492 449
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 153 118 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 93
Median daily rate £480 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.06% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 +33 110 £490 +8.88% 49
South East -15 19 £475 +24.59% 10
Yorkshire +4 9 £565 +88.33% 1
North West -1 9 £388 - 2
West Midlands -9 3 £575 +35.29% 2
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
South West 0 1 - - 4
Product Manager
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Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.46%) Product Management
3 55 (22.63%) User Experience
4 53 (21.81%) Project Management
5 52 (21.40%) Finance
6 41 (16.87%) Scrum
7 38 (15.64%) Marketing
8 37 (15.23%) Banking
9 33 (13.58%) User Stories
10 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (10.70%) Mobile App
13 25 (10.29%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.23%) Degree
14 20 (8.23%) Android
15 19 (7.82%) Apple iOS
15 19 (7.82%) Security Cleared
16 18 (7.41%) Retail
17 17 (7.00%) Microsoft
18 16 (6.58%) Analytics
19 15 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (6.17%) Agile Project Management
20 14 (5.76%) CRM
20 14 (5.76%) Publishing
21 13 (5.35%) Service Delivery
21 13 (5.35%) SC Cleared
22 12 (4.94%) Business Analysis
23 11 (4.53%) CMS
23 11 (4.53%) Change Management
23 11 (4.53%) Legal

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 11 (4.53%) CMS
2 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.88%) Confluence
4 5 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Office 365
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
3 2 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.47%) VPN
2 5 (2.06%) Skype
3 4 (1.65%) Internet
3 4 (1.65%) LDAP
3 4 (1.65%) S/MIME
4 3 (1.23%) Broadband
4 3 (1.23%) IPsec
4 3 (1.23%) SSL
4 3 (1.23%) Wireless
5 2 (0.82%) FTP
5 2 (0.82%) Intranet
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.41%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) Big Data
2 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.41%) DB2
2 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.12%) JIRA
2 2 (0.82%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
General
1 52 (21.40%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Marketing
3 37 (15.23%) Banking
4 18 (7.41%) Retail
5 14 (5.76%) Publishing
6 11 (4.53%) Legal
7 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.29%) Games
9 7 (2.88%) Law
10 4 (1.65%) Advertising
10 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Electronics
11 2 (0.82%) Front Office
11 2 (0.82%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Automotive
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) German Language
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) .NET
2 4 (1.65%) CSS
2 4 (1.65%) HTML
2 4 (1.65%) Velocity
3 3 (1.23%) JSON
3 3 (1.23%) XML
4 2 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) SAML
5 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.63%) User Experience
2 27 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.70%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.88%) Fintech
5 7 (2.88%) PKI
6 5 (2.06%) CESG
6 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.23%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.23%) FMCG
7 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.23%) PMI
7 3 (1.23%) Social Media
7 3 (1.23%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.82%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.23%) Android
2 19 (7.82%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.47%) Windows
4 3 (1.23%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.46%) Product Management
3 53 (21.81%) Project Management
4 41 (16.87%) Scrum
5 33 (13.58%) User Stories
6 29 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.58%) Analytics
9 15 (6.17%) Agile Project Management
9 15 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (5.76%) CRM
11 13 (5.35%) Service Delivery
12 12 (4.94%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.53%) Change Management
14 10 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.70%) Open Source
15 9 (3.70%) Service Design
16 8 (3.29%) Customer Engagement
16 8 (3.29%) SDLC
16 8 (3.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.06%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (0.41%) PHP
3 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.41%) SQL
3 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.23%) Degree
2 19 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.82%) MiFID
2 2 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.06%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.53%) Apple
3 5 (2.06%) MobileIron
3 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.06%) VMware
4 4 (1.65%) Cisco
5 3 (1.23%) Adobe
5 3 (1.23%) Progress
6 2 (0.82%) Avaya
6 2 (0.82%) Google
6 2 (0.82%) HP
6 2 (0.82%) Twitter
7 1 (0.41%) ATG
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.41%) Endeca
7 1 (0.41%) Netezza
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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