The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 148 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Product Management 7 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.64% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 6
Median daily rate £300 £350 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.47%
Product Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2698 3289 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.76% 79.41% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2013 1500
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Manchester 0 7 £300 -36.84% 4
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) RIA
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle