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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 137 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £530 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £740 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 -
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
2473 2402 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.12% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1309 1081
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 10 £470 +4.44% 1
Glasgow +8 4 £258 -65.66%
Stirling - 1 £400 -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management.

1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) User Experience
3 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) GIS
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) CMS
6 2 (11.76%) Publishing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Primavera
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.88%) Case Management
7 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.88%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Data Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Interaction Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) DHTML
2 1 (5.88%) Flash
2 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Hedge funds
5 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Information Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
4 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow