The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Product Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Manager
UK
Rank 415 539 503
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 195 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 57 77
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £633 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.66 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Product Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Product Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 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 +126 184 £500 - 69
London +64 101 £525 +5.00% 38
South East +44 35 £425 -5.55% 10
Berkshire +34 17 £420 -18.84% 3
Yorkshire +32 16 £475 -9.52% 4
City of London +2 15 £550 -6.38% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 15 £400 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear -4 15 £400 +6.66%
North East -8 15 £400 +6.66%
North West +28 10 £575 +53.33%
Manchester +18 10 £575 +64.28%
Salford - 9 £588 -
West Yorkshire +26 8 £450 -14.28% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £475 - 1
Reading - 7 £395 -
Sheffield - 7 £475 - 1
Leeds +9 5 £500 -4.76% 3
Bracknell - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £450 +85.56% 4
Cardiff - 4 £400 -
South Wales - 4 £400 -
Iver - 4 £450 -
Wales - 4 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 - 2
Hook - 3 £456 -
East of England - 3 £450 - 8
Hampshire - 3 £456 - 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 -
Surrey +13 2 - -
West Sussex -10 2 £444 -1.38%

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 217 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.22%) Product Management
3 97 (26.15%) User Experience
4 73 (19.68%) Marketing
5 72 (19.41%) Finance
6 70 (18.87%) Project Management
7 69 (18.60%) Scrum
8 57 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (11.59%) Analytics
10 41 (11.05%) E-Commerce
11 40 (10.78%) User Stories
12 38 (10.24%) Service Design
13 36 (9.70%) B2B
14 33 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (8.63%) Retail
16 30 (8.09%) Agile Project Management
17 26 (7.01%) Telecoms
18 25 (6.74%) Banking
19 23 (6.20%) Oracle
20 22 (5.93%) PRINCE2
20 22 (5.93%) Matrix Organization
21 21 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (5.66%) Adobe
22 20 (5.39%) Security Cleared
22 20 (5.39%) Kanban
23 19 (5.12%) Coaching
23 19 (5.12%) Service Delivery
24 18 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
25 17 (4.58%) Product Marketing
26 16 (4.31%) MS Excel

Product Manager Skill Set
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 9 (2.43%) CMS
2 7 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.89%) MS Project
4 6 (1.62%) MS Office
4 6 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.43%) SaaS
2 6 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.08%) Office 365
4 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.81%) PaaS
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.08%) VoIP
2 4 (1.08%) xDSL
3 3 (0.81%) PBX
3 3 (0.81%) SMS
4 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.54%) LAN
4 2 (0.54%) Skype
4 2 (0.54%) Wireless
4 2 (0.54%) WLAN
5 1 (0.27%) Broadband
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.96%) Big Data
2 6 (1.62%) MS Access
3 4 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.08%) MySQL
3 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.81%) HBase
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) ERwin
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.27%) VersionOne
General
1 73 (19.68%) Marketing
2 72 (19.41%) Finance
3 32 (8.63%) Retail
4 26 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 25 (6.74%) Banking
6 15 (4.04%) Advertising
7 11 (2.96%) Legal
8 10 (2.70%) Automotive
8 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.62%) Electronics
9 6 (1.62%) Front Office
9 6 (1.62%) Publishing
10 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.08%) Back Office
10 4 (1.08%) Games
11 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.81%) French Language
11 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.62%) Velocity
2 5 (1.35%) Web Services
3 3 (0.81%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) FpML
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.27%) OpenID
5 1 (0.27%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) SAML
5 1 (0.27%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 97 (26.15%) User Experience
2 21 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.23%) Derivative
5 10 (2.70%) Fintech
5 10 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.43%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (1.62%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.35%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.08%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.81%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.81%) Tandem
11 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.54%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.35%) Android
1 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.54%) Linux
3 2 (0.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.22%) Product Management
3 70 (18.87%) Project Management
4 69 (18.60%) Scrum
5 57 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (11.59%) Analytics
7 41 (11.05%) E-Commerce
8 40 (10.78%) User Stories
9 38 (10.24%) Service Design
10 36 (9.70%) B2B
11 33 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (8.09%) Agile Project Management
13 22 (5.93%) Matrix Organization
13 22 (5.93%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.39%) Kanban
15 19 (5.12%) Coaching
15 19 (5.12%) Service Delivery
16 18 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (4.58%) Product Marketing
18 15 (4.04%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.08%) Python
1 4 (1.08%) VBA
2 3 (0.81%) Java
2 3 (0.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.27%) C
3 1 (0.27%) C#
3 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.96%) Degree
2 11 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.54%) MBA
5 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (6.20%) Oracle
2 21 (5.66%) Adobe
3 13 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.43%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.16%) Tableau
6 7 (1.89%) SAP
7 6 (1.62%) Facebook
7 6 (1.62%) hybris
7 6 (1.62%) Snow
8 4 (1.08%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.81%) EMC
9 3 (0.81%) Google
9 3 (0.81%) HP
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.54%) Avaya
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco
11 1 (0.27%) Epicor
11 1 (0.27%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.27%) NetApp
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