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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 100 94 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing Product Management 7 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.54% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.68% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £330 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -31.26%
Product Management
North West

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
1488 1464 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.98% 79.57% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 653
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Stockport - 4 £288 -
Altrincham - 1 £325 - 1
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 8 (50.00%) Analytics
4 8 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) VersionOne
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 2 (12.50%) Velocity
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Progress
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) SAP

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 (6.25%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Velocity
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Analytics
4 8 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Progress
2 1 (6.25%) SAP