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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +20 2 £525 +5.00% 1
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (50.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (40.00%) User Experience
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Spatial Data
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (10.00%) Case Management
8 1 (10.00%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (10.00%) Microservices
8 1 (10.00%) Content Management
8 1 (10.00%) Document Management
8 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 1 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) GIS
8 1 (10.00%) Publishing

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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Case Management
7 1 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management
7 1 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft