The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £475 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1158 1617 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.89% 82.50% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 946 651
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) BPMN
5 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau