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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 107 96 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.45% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.56% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 17
Median daily rate £223 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
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
1507 1416 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.07% 79.11% 77.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 858 617
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 6 (42.86%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) BDD
4 6 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Progress
6 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
6 3 (21.43%) Velocity
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) 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 (7.14%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum Master
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) Velocity
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Matrix Organization
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Progress
2 1 (7.14%) SAP