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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
UK / Scotland
Rank - 118 117
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 8
Median daily rate - £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £485
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £77.50

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
1445 2132 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.91% 82.67% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1148 1256
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 6 (100.00%) User Stories
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 4 (66.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product

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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft