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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 400 426 458
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +32
Contract jobs citing Product Management 268 201 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 142 98
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.74 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Product Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 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
(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
England +53 250 £475 +5.55% 133
London +26 143 £500 +5.26% 78
South East +5 37 £463 +15.62% 25
North West +10 22 £363 -21.62% 7
Edinburgh +3 15 £425 +54.54% 1
Scotland +3 15 £425 +17.24% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 14 £485 +72.44% 1
Tyne and Wear -40 14 £485 +72.44% 1
North East -43 14 £485 +72.44% 1
Manchester +5 13 £338 - 5
West Sussex -17 12 £488 +2.63%
City of London +11 11 £400 -20.00% 18
West Midlands +5 10 £425 -28.30% 4
South West +3 9 £345 -37.27% 2
Surrey -3 9 £530 -18.81% 3
Berkshire -15 8 £430 +7.50% 12
Coventry - 8 £425 -
Yorkshire -10 7 £550 +46.66% 2
East Midlands +22 5 - - 5
West Yorkshire -20 5 £575 +58.62% 1
Leeds -27 5 £575 +58.62% 1
Worthing - 5 - -
Stockport - 5 £300 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 4 £415 +18.57%
East of England +1 4 £505 +6.31% 9
Reading -3 4 £430 -21.81% 5
Bristol -4 4 £485 -11.81% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £338 -
Cheshire - 4 £475 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 4

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for Product Management.

1 240 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (29.81%) User Experience
3 129 (27.27%) Project Management
4 89 (18.82%) Marketing
5 88 (18.60%) Finance
6 86 (18.18%) Scrum
7 81 (17.12%) Mentoring
8 76 (16.07%) HTML
9 74 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
11 68 (14.38%) CSS
12 63 (13.32%) Degree
13 61 (12.90%) MS Visio
14 60 (12.68%) Wireframes
15 56 (11.84%) JavaScript
16 55 (11.63%) Software Engineering
17 54 (11.42%) User Stories
18 52 (10.99%) Information Architecture
19 48 (10.15%) Axure RP
20 47 (9.94%) Java
21 45 (9.51%) Usability Testing
22 43 (9.09%) Web Development
23 40 (8.46%) Adobe
23 40 (8.46%) Risk Management
24 39 (8.25%) Microsoft
24 39 (8.25%) E-Commerce
25 38 (8.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
26 37 (7.82%) Analytics
26 37 (7.82%) Psychology
26 37 (7.82%) RIA

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 26 (5.50%) CMS
2 16 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.96%) Confluence
4 10 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.48%) Node.js
5 7 (1.48%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.06%) Apache
6 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.63%) IIS
8 3 (0.63%) nginx
9 2 (0.42%) eZ Publish
9 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) WordPress
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.21%) Drupal
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 61 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 38 (8.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (5.50%) MS Excel
4 23 (4.86%) MS Office
5 17 (3.59%) MS Project
6 16 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (1.69%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.42%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.42%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.21%) DELMIA
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.33%) Heroku
3 10 (2.11%) SaaS
4 9 (1.90%) Google Analytics
5 7 (1.48%) Force.com
5 7 (1.48%) HP Helion
6 5 (1.06%) IaaS
6 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.85%) Yammer
8 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.21%) AdSense
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
10 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.33%) Internet
2 4 (0.85%) DNS
2 4 (0.85%) Firewall
2 4 (0.85%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) DHCP
3 3 (0.63%) LTE
3 3 (0.63%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) 3G
4 2 (0.42%) FTP
4 2 (0.42%) GSM
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) Junos
4 2 (0.42%) LAN
4 2 (0.42%) LDAP
4 2 (0.42%) MRTG
4 2 (0.42%) SSH
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.42%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.21%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.59%) MySQL
4 15 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.85%) DB2
10 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.63%) GIS
10 3 (0.63%) Infinispan
10 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.63%) Redis
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.21%) IMS/DB
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (10.15%) Axure RP
2 36 (7.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (3.38%) JIRA
4 8 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.48%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.63%) Gerrit
8 3 (0.63%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.42%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.42%) Grunt
9 2 (0.42%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.42%) Subversion
9 2 (0.42%) Xcode
10 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.21%) JUnit
10 1 (0.21%) Maven
10 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 89 (18.82%) Marketing
2 88 (18.60%) Finance
3 22 (4.65%) Banking
4 19 (4.02%) Legal
5 17 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.17%) Retail
7 12 (2.54%) Automotive
7 12 (2.54%) Publishing
8 11 (2.33%) Games
9 9 (1.90%) Advertising
10 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.27%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.06%) Electronics
13 4 (0.85%) Billing
14 3 (0.63%) Back Office
14 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.63%) Front Office
14 3 (0.63%) Law
15 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (19.24%) Architect
2 84 (17.76%) Analyst
3 69 (14.59%) Business Analyst
4 62 (13.11%) Product Manager
5 41 (8.67%) User Experience Architect
6 31 (6.55%) Developer
7 27 (5.71%) Programme Manager
8 23 (4.86%) Designer
8 23 (4.86%) Product Owner
9 19 (4.02%) Technical Architect
10 18 (3.81%) Senior Architect
11 16 (3.38%) Digital Analyst
11 16 (3.38%) Digital Business Analyst
11 16 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.38%) UX Designer
12 14 (2.96%) Consultant
12 14 (2.96%) Digital Product Manager
12 14 (2.96%) Senior User Experience Architect
13 13 (2.75%) Digital Architect
13 13 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.07%) HTML
2 68 (14.38%) CSS
3 30 (6.34%) HTML5
3 30 (6.34%) Web Services
4 25 (5.29%) REST
5 20 (4.23%) CSS3
5 20 (4.23%) JSON
6 19 (4.02%) .NET
6 19 (4.02%) Ajax
7 17 (3.59%) AngularJS
7 17 (3.59%) XML
8 16 (3.38%) RESTful
9 14 (2.96%) SOAP
10 13 (2.75%) Play Framework
11 11 (2.33%) Backbone.js
12 10 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (1.90%) Velocity
14 8 (1.69%) Django
14 8 (1.69%) J2EE
15 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 141 (29.81%) User Experience
2 70 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.82%) Psychology
3 37 (7.82%) RIA
4 24 (5.07%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.86%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.17%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.54%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.69%) Fintech
9 8 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.69%) Social Media
10 7 (1.48%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.48%) NHS
11 5 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.06%) Biometrics
11 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.13%) Apple iOS
2 25 (5.29%) Android
3 15 (3.17%) Linux
4 9 (1.90%) Windows
5 8 (1.69%) Unix
6 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.27%) Project Management
3 86 (18.18%) Scrum
4 81 (17.12%) Mentoring
5 74 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (12.68%) Wireframes
7 55 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 54 (11.42%) User Stories
9 52 (10.99%) Information Architecture
10 45 (9.51%) Usability Testing
11 43 (9.09%) Web Development
12 40 (8.46%) Risk Management
13 39 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 37 (7.82%) Analytics
15 36 (7.61%) Human Factors
16 35 (7.40%) Business Analysis
17 34 (7.19%) TDD
18 33 (6.98%) Industrial Design
19 32 (6.77%) Use Case
20 31 (6.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.84%) JavaScript
2 47 (9.94%) Java
3 21 (4.44%) SQL
4 20 (4.23%) C#
5 18 (3.81%) Ruby
6 14 (2.96%) Scala
7 12 (2.54%) Objective-C
8 10 (2.11%) Python
9 9 (1.90%) Apple Swift
10 7 (1.48%) Apex Code
10 7 (1.48%) SOQL
11 6 (1.27%) PHP
12 4 (0.85%) C
13 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.42%) ES6
13 2 (0.42%) Perl
13 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) C++
14 1 (0.21%) JCL
Qualifications
1 63 (13.32%) Degree
2 26 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.48%) ISEB
6 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCNA
9 1 (0.21%) CCNP
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.13%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.06%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.48%) Puppet
2 6 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.06%) Ansible
4 4 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) Graphite
5 2 (0.42%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.42%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.21%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (8.46%) Adobe
2 39 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.86%) CheckPoint
4 18 (3.81%) SAP
5 14 (2.96%) Google
6 12 (2.54%) HP
7 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.48%) hybris
8 7 (1.48%) Oracle
8 7 (1.48%) Siebel
8 7 (1.48%) VMware
9 6 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.85%) DoubleClick
10 4 (0.85%) EMC
10 4 (0.85%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.63%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.63%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.63%) Cisco
11 3 (0.63%) Progress
11 3 (0.63%) Reuters
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + NA
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago