The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 113 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Product Management 9 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.19% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £444 - £625
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 - £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £700
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
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1778 2632 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.67% 82.25% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1384 1174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Edinburgh +21 9 £444 - 1
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) User Experience
4 11 (40.74%) BDD
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 10 (37.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 9 (33.33%) Spatial Data
6 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
7 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (29.63%) XML
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
7 8 (29.63%) Kanban
7 8 (29.63%) User Stories
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
10 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (14.81%) PostGIS
10 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
11 3 (11.11%) Microservices
11 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
11 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) GIS
11 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Spatial Data
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Technical Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Requirements Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Product Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Product Owner
7 1 (3.70%) GIS Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Product Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) User Experience
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
4 2 (7.41%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (3.70%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) Kanban
6 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
6 8 (29.63%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) Information Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
9 3 (11.11%) Microservices
9 3 (11.11%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle