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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 362 440 415
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -25
Contract jobs citing Product Management 311 211 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 144 131
Median daily rate £475 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £38.55 £24.37 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.21% +49.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.92 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £30.21 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -

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
44681 45476 42373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.84% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29558 29423 26292
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +63 283 £475 +8.57% 121
London +51 177 £475 +8.57% 78
West Midlands +2 35 £400 -42.85% 5
South East +13 33 £494 +16.17% 16
Scotland +9 21 £375 +36.36% 2
City of London +37 20 £450 +5.88% 13
Edinburgh +13 18 £388 +40.90% 2
Coventry +2 17 £350 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +17 13 £450 +14.28% 3
West Sussex - 10 £500 -
Birmingham -6 9 £369 - 2
Yorkshire -10 9 £753 +115.00% 3
North East -33 9 £485 +68.69%
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 9 £485 +68.69%
Tyne and Wear -43 9 £485 +68.69%
East of England +25 8 £575 - 8
Oxford +3 8 £438 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -2 8 £753 +115.00% 3
Leeds -7 8 £753 +115.00% 1
South West 0 6 £350 -5.40% 3
Crawley - 6 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £600 - 3
Surrey -2 4 £525 - 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £338 - 1
Wales +17 3 £533 +18.33% 2
Glasgow +5 3 £300 -
Hampshire -2 3 £613 +59.60% 5
North West -5 3 £450 -2.17% 2
Berkshire -13 3 £575 +24.32% 1
Kidlington - 3 £450 -

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 317 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (27.56%) Project Management
3 157 (26.39%) User Experience
4 140 (23.53%) Finance
5 135 (22.69%) Scrum
6 102 (17.14%) Marketing
7 92 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (14.62%) HTML
9 80 (13.45%) Degree
9 80 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
10 68 (11.43%) Wireframes
10 68 (11.43%) CSS
11 66 (11.09%) Mentoring
12 65 (10.92%) MS Visio
13 64 (10.76%) User Stories
14 62 (10.42%) QA
15 61 (10.25%) Microsoft
16 59 (9.92%) Kanban
17 58 (9.75%) Software Engineering
18 57 (9.58%) Java
19 56 (9.41%) JavaScript
20 52 (8.74%) Analytics
21 51 (8.57%) Web Services
22 50 (8.40%) Information Architecture
22 50 (8.40%) Prototyping
23 47 (7.90%) Banking
24 44 (7.39%) Axure RP
25 43 (7.23%) SQL
26 42 (7.06%) TDD
26 42 (7.06%) Business Analysis

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 23 (3.87%) CMS
2 21 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.19%) Confluence
4 10 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.34%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.84%) Apache
6 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.84%) SAS
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.50%) eZ Publish
8 3 (0.50%) IIS
8 3 (0.50%) nginx
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (10.92%) MS Visio
2 35 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 29 (4.87%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.87%) MS Office
4 17 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.69%) Photoshop
6 15 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (2.52%) MS Project
7 10 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (1.01%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.50%) InVision
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.17%) InDesign
10 1 (0.17%) SPSS
10 1 (0.17%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) ENOVIA
2 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.50%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.17%) DELMIA
4 1 (0.17%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.70%) SaaS
3 16 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.51%) IaaS
5 8 (1.34%) Heroku
5 8 (1.34%) HP Helion
6 7 (1.18%) Force.com
6 7 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.18%) PaaS
6 7 (1.18%) Yammer
7 6 (1.01%) Office 365
8 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) AdSense
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.36%) Internet
2 6 (1.01%) LAN
3 4 (0.67%) Firewall
3 4 (0.67%) HTTP
3 4 (0.67%) WAN
4 3 (0.50%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) 3G
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) GSM
5 2 (0.34%) Junos
5 2 (0.34%) LDAP
5 2 (0.34%) MRTG
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.34%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) LTE
6 1 (0.17%) OSPF
6 1 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (5.04%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.87%) MySQL
4 21 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (2.18%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.51%) Spatial Data
9 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.84%) Big Data
10 5 (0.84%) GIS
11 4 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.67%) DB2
11 4 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.50%) Infinispan
12 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.50%) Redis
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 44 (7.39%) Axure RP
2 32 (5.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 23 (3.87%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.53%) JIRA
5 14 (2.35%) JUnit
6 12 (2.02%) Maven
7 11 (1.85%) SoapUI
7 11 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.51%) Selenium
9 7 (1.18%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.84%) Appium
10 5 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.50%) VersionOne
12 2 (0.34%) Grunt
12 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.34%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 140 (23.53%) Finance
2 102 (17.14%) Marketing
3 47 (7.90%) Banking
4 22 (3.70%) Publishing
5 21 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.03%) Legal
7 17 (2.86%) Retail
8 15 (2.52%) Automotive
9 13 (2.18%) Games
10 10 (1.68%) Advertising
10 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 6 (1.01%) Billing
13 5 (0.84%) Electronics
13 5 (0.84%) Front Office
13 5 (0.84%) German Language
13 5 (0.84%) Swedish Language
14 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 123 (20.67%) Architect
2 111 (18.66%) Analyst
3 92 (15.46%) Product Manager
4 83 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 55 (9.24%) Technical Architect
6 37 (6.22%) User Experience Architect
7 33 (5.55%) Designer
8 28 (4.71%) Programme Manager
9 26 (4.37%) Product Owner
9 26 (4.37%) Project Manager
10 24 (4.03%) Developer
11 23 (3.87%) Test Analyst
12 21 (3.53%) Digital Product Manager
12 21 (3.53%) Senior Architect
13 19 (3.19%) Digital Architect
14 17 (2.86%) Senior User Experience Architect
14 17 (2.86%) UX Designer
15 15 (2.52%) Digital Analyst
15 15 (2.52%) Digital Business Analyst
16 14 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.62%) HTML
2 68 (11.43%) CSS
3 51 (8.57%) Web Services
4 41 (6.89%) HTML5
5 31 (5.21%) REST
6 27 (4.54%) CSS3
7 24 (4.03%) Ajax
7 24 (4.03%) XML
8 23 (3.87%) SOAP
9 22 (3.70%) JSON
10 19 (3.19%) Play Framework
11 18 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (2.69%) .NET
12 16 (2.69%) RESTful
13 15 (2.52%) AngularJS
13 15 (2.52%) Django
13 15 (2.52%) Node.js
14 9 (1.51%) Velocity
15 8 (1.34%) PostGIS
16 7 (1.18%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 157 (26.39%) User Experience
2 80 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 36 (6.05%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.55%) Psychology
4 33 (5.55%) RIA
5 27 (4.54%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.34%) Social Media
9 8 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.18%) Statistics
11 6 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.84%) Interactive TV
12 5 (0.84%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.03%) Apple iOS
2 21 (3.53%) Android
3 18 (3.03%) Windows
4 16 (2.69%) Linux
5 6 (1.01%) Unix
6 5 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (27.56%) Project Management
3 135 (22.69%) Scrum
4 92 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (11.43%) Wireframes
6 66 (11.09%) Mentoring
7 64 (10.76%) User Stories
8 59 (9.92%) Kanban
9 58 (9.75%) Software Engineering
10 52 (8.74%) Analytics
11 50 (8.40%) Information Architecture
11 50 (8.40%) Prototyping
12 42 (7.06%) Business Analysis
12 42 (7.06%) TDD
12 42 (7.06%) Usability Testing
13 40 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (6.55%) Web Development
15 37 (6.22%) Programme Management
16 36 (6.05%) E-Commerce
16 36 (6.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.58%) Java
2 56 (9.41%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.23%) SQL
4 23 (3.87%) Ruby
5 20 (3.36%) Python
6 16 (2.69%) C#
6 16 (2.69%) Scala
7 8 (1.34%) Objective-C
8 7 (1.18%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.18%) SOQL
9 4 (0.67%) PHP
9 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.50%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.50%) VB
11 2 (0.34%) C
11 2 (0.34%) ES6
11 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) COBOL
12 1 (0.17%) Perl
12 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (13.45%) Degree
2 33 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.34%) ISEB
6 7 (1.18%) MBA
7 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PMP
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (10.42%) QA
2 12 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.34%) SEPA
3 8 (1.34%) SLA
4 4 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.67%) SDET
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) Varnish
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.51%) Puppet
2 6 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.50%) Ansible
4 3 (0.50%) SCOM
5 2 (0.34%) Graphite
5 2 (0.34%) MOM
5 2 (0.34%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.34%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.72%) Adobe
3 25 (4.20%) SAP
4 23 (3.87%) CheckPoint
5 15 (2.52%) HP
6 14 (2.35%) Google
7 13 (2.18%) Oracle
8 11 (1.85%) Talend
9 10 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.68%) VMware
10 6 (1.01%) Siebel
11 5 (0.84%) DoubleClick
11 5 (0.84%) Intel Security
12 4 (0.67%) EMC
13 3 (0.50%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.50%) Cisco
13 3 (0.50%) Fundtech
13 3 (0.50%) Progress
13 3 (0.50%) Reuters
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