The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Product Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank - 157 132
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 0 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Median daily rate - £425 £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 - - -
Product Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3306 4259 2991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.17% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2606 1696
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 211 196
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Product Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 North West region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SFIA

Product Manager Skill Set
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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe