The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Product Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 947 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.25% 93.95% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 555 474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Product Management
2 5 (50.00%) B2B
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Market Research
3 4 (40.00%) Big Data
3 4 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) E-business
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Relationship Marketing

Product Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Product Management
2 5 (50.00%) B2B
3 4 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Market Research
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) E-business
6 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Relationship Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft