The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
UK
Rank 356 471 395
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -76
Contract jobs citing Product Management 247 154 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 113 148
Median daily rate £450 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.01 £30.60 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.94% -
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management within the UK.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Product Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 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
England +98 239 £450 -7.69% 144
London +45 137 £475 -5.00% 69
South East +34 40 £405 +15.71% 36
City of London +7 21 £500 -0.04% 11
Yorkshire +24 18 £600 +60.00% 6
West Yorkshire +20 13 £575 +53.33% 3
Berkshire +4 13 £395 +29.50% 14
South West +27 11 £310 -9.09% 12
Leeds +10 11 £650 +73.33% 3
Hampshire +20 9 £456 +13.87% 4
Reading +15 9 £395 +66.31% 4
East of England +5 8 £575 +59.72% 6
West Midlands - 8 £425 - 5
East Sussex - 8 £375 -
Brighton - 8 £375 -
East Midlands +11 7 £463 +8.82% 2
Oxfordshire +1 7 £475 -5.00% 4
North West +17 6 £375 -21.05% 8
Hook +15 6 £456 +1.22% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 2
Croydon - 6 £484 -
Gloucestershire +7 5 £385 +12.90% 3
Northamptonshire - 5 £463 -
Birmingham - 5 £425 - 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £600 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £600 - 1
Northampton - 5 £463 -
Oxford - 5 £450 - 1
Surrey +19 3 £405 -22.85% 5
North East -28 3 £375 -

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for Product Management.

1 266 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.50%) Finance
3 127 (23.22%) User Experience
4 124 (22.67%) Scrum
5 92 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (15.54%) Project Management
6 85 (15.54%) User Stories
7 79 (14.44%) Prototyping
8 77 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 74 (13.53%) QA
10 73 (13.35%) HTML
11 72 (13.16%) Degree
12 68 (12.43%) Marketing
13 65 (11.88%) Kanban
14 61 (11.15%) Banking
15 59 (10.79%) Analytics
16 54 (9.87%) TDD
17 53 (9.69%) Wireframes
18 52 (9.51%) Business Analysis
19 50 (9.14%) Java
20 48 (8.78%) JavaScript
21 47 (8.59%) CSS
22 46 (8.41%) SQL
23 43 (7.86%) Telecoms
24 38 (6.95%) Web Services
24 38 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
25 37 (6.76%) Mobile App
25 37 (6.76%) MS Visio
26 35 (6.40%) Retail
26 35 (6.40%) Security Cleared

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (2.19%) Confluence
2 11 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.83%) CMS
4 8 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.91%) nginx
7 4 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.55%) SAS
9 2 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) FileNet
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 24 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.47%) MS Office
3 19 (3.47%) Photoshop
4 18 (3.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.46%) Fireworks
6 8 (1.46%) Flinto
7 5 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.73%) MS Project
9 3 (0.55%) InVision
10 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.18%) Blender
11 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.18%) Maya
11 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.73%) BASE24
4 2 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.37%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.11%) SaaS
3 13 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.46%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (1.10%) PaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.55%) GitHub
8 3 (0.55%) IaaS
9 2 (0.37%) AdSense
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.37%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.01%) Network Security
2 10 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (1.83%) IPsec
3 8 (1.46%) Internet
3 8 (1.46%) Wireless
4 6 (1.10%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.10%) LAN
4 6 (1.10%) SAN
4 6 (1.10%) WAN
4 6 (1.10%) xDSL
5 5 (0.91%) Broadband
5 5 (0.91%) HTTP
5 5 (0.91%) SMS
5 5 (0.91%) SMTP
5 5 (0.91%) VoIP
6 4 (0.73%) DNS
6 4 (0.73%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.55%) MPLS
7 3 (0.55%) PBX
7 3 (0.55%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.84%) NoSQL
3 20 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.29%) MySQL
6 16 (2.93%) Big Data
6 16 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.91%) MS Access
10 5 (0.91%) Sqoop
11 4 (0.73%) DB2
11 4 (0.73%) NonStop SQL
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.55%) Spatial Data
13 2 (0.37%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (5.48%) JIRA
2 16 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.74%) Selenium
4 13 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.19%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.65%) Axure RP
6 9 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (1.65%) JUnit
7 7 (1.28%) Maven
8 6 (1.10%) Ant
8 6 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.10%) Mockito
9 5 (0.91%) FishEye
10 4 (0.73%) Appium
10 4 (0.73%) JMeter
11 3 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.55%) DbUnit
12 2 (0.37%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.37%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 134 (24.50%) Finance
2 68 (12.43%) Marketing
3 61 (11.15%) Banking
4 43 (7.86%) Telecoms
5 35 (6.40%) Retail
6 20 (3.66%) Legal
7 18 (3.29%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.74%) Publishing
9 13 (2.38%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.19%) Back Office
11 11 (2.01%) Front Office
12 10 (1.83%) Electronics
13 9 (1.65%) Advertising
14 8 (1.46%) Financial Institution
15 7 (1.28%) Automotive
16 5 (0.91%) Billing
17 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (18.65%) Product Manager
2 88 (16.09%) Architect
3 81 (14.81%) Analyst
4 65 (11.88%) Business Analyst
5 50 (9.14%) Designer
6 49 (8.96%) Technical Architect
7 39 (7.13%) Developer
8 30 (5.48%) UX Designer
9 23 (4.20%) Product Owner
10 21 (3.84%) Digital Product Manager
11 20 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.29%) Consultant
13 17 (3.11%) Digital Architect
14 16 (2.93%) Programme Manager
15 14 (2.56%) Senior Manager
15 14 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
16 12 (2.19%) Development Manager
16 12 (2.19%) Mobile Product Manager
16 12 (2.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (13.35%) HTML
2 47 (8.59%) CSS
3 38 (6.95%) Web Services
4 35 (6.40%) REST
5 34 (6.22%) HTML5
6 28 (5.12%) Ajax
7 24 (4.39%) XML
8 22 (4.02%) CSS3
9 21 (3.84%) Play Framework
10 20 (3.66%) JSON
11 19 (3.47%) Node.js
12 18 (3.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (3.11%) AngularJS
14 16 (2.93%) .NET
15 15 (2.74%) Django
16 10 (1.83%) Flash
16 10 (1.83%) jQuery
16 10 (1.83%) React
16 10 (1.83%) Velocity
17 9 (1.65%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (23.22%) User Experience
2 92 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.66%) Fintech
6 17 (3.11%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.93%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.74%) Virtual Team
9 11 (2.01%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.65%) Derivative
11 9 (1.65%) Interactive TV
11 9 (1.65%) Statistics
12 7 (1.28%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
13 5 (0.91%) CLARiiON
13 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.85%) Windows
2 28 (5.12%) Linux
3 16 (2.93%) Android
4 12 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.83%) Unix
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (22.67%) Scrum
3 85 (15.54%) Project Management
3 85 (15.54%) User Stories
4 79 (14.44%) Prototyping
5 77 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (11.88%) Kanban
7 59 (10.79%) Analytics
8 54 (9.87%) TDD
9 53 (9.69%) Wireframes
10 52 (9.51%) Business Analysis
11 38 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 35 (6.40%) Software Architecture
13 33 (6.03%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.03%) Use Case
14 31 (5.67%) Configuration Management
14 31 (5.67%) Programme Management
15 30 (5.48%) ITIL
16 28 (5.12%) Data Modelling
16 28 (5.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.14%) Java
2 48 (8.78%) JavaScript
3 46 (8.41%) SQL
4 31 (5.67%) Ruby
5 22 (4.02%) Python
6 21 (3.84%) Scala
7 17 (3.11%) C#
8 6 (1.10%) XPath
9 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.55%) Perl
10 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.37%) C++
11 2 (0.37%) Go
11 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.37%) R
12 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.18%) C
12 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (13.16%) Degree
2 35 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.28%) PMP
6 6 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.73%) MBA
8 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.37%) PhD
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.18%) CCA
10 1 (0.18%) CCDP
10 1 (0.18%) CCNP
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.53%) QA
2 17 (3.11%) SLA
3 14 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.28%) EMIR
4 7 (1.28%) MiFID
5 6 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.37%) FATCA
8 2 (0.37%) SDET
9 1 (0.18%) GCP
9 1 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
9 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.91%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.91%) SRDF
4 3 (0.55%) Docker
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.46%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.28%) Ansible
4 6 (1.10%) Puppet
5 5 (0.91%) Ambari
5 5 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Marathon
7 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.02%) Oracle
3 18 (3.29%) Adobe
4 16 (2.93%) HP
4 16 (2.93%) SAP
5 14 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 12 (2.19%) Cisco
6 12 (2.19%) Google
7 11 (2.01%) F5
8 10 (1.83%) EMC
9 9 (1.65%) Tableau
10 8 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.28%) IBM
12 6 (1.10%) Brocade
12 6 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.10%) hybris
12 6 (1.10%) Juniper
12 6 (1.10%) NetApp
13 5 (0.91%) 3PAR
13 5 (0.91%) Palo Alto
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