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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 115 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.40% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
Median daily rate £425 £365 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -28.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £227 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.47%
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
1584 2234 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.23% 79.02% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 1197 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +16 5 £425 +16.43%
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) User Stories
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) Kanban
4 7 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 7 (33.33%) User Experience
4 7 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) Spatial Data
7 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (9.52%) SAS
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) GIS
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics

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 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Spatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Product Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Product Owner
6 1 (4.76%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
3 8 (38.10%) User Stories
4 7 (33.33%) Kanban
4 7 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 7 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
8 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle