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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Manager
UK
Rank 400 539 491
Rank change year-on-year
+139 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 187 79 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 97
Median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.66 £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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 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 +140 181 £469 +4.16% 75
London +48 96 £525 +6.32% 51
South East +42 35 £425 -5.55% 9
North East -6 18 £413 +10.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 18 £413 +10.00%
Tyne and Wear -10 18 £413 +10.00%
Berkshire +27 16 £395 -23.67% 3
City of London +5 16 £550 +4.76% 9
Yorkshire +25 12 £450 +4.34% 2
North West +30 10 £575 +69.11% 1
Manchester +21 10 £575 +69.11% 1
Hampshire - 9 £456 - 1
Salford - 9 £588 -
Hook - 8 £456 -
West Yorkshire +24 7 £420 -2.60% 2
Reading - 7 £395 -
Bracknell - 5 - -
East of England - 5 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £450 -
Iver - 4 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
Sheffield - 4 £500 -
Leeds +9 3 £420 -2.60% 2
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £403 -
South West +12 2 £320 -6.15% 2
West Sussex +3 2 £444 +1.42%
West Midlands - 2 £513 - 3
Staines - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £444 -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 208 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.01%) Product Management
3 89 (23.80%) User Experience
4 74 (19.79%) Finance
5 72 (19.25%) Marketing
6 68 (18.18%) Project Management
7 59 (15.78%) Analytics
8 54 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (14.17%) Scrum
10 41 (10.96%) Service Design
11 39 (10.43%) E-Commerce
12 34 (9.09%) User Stories
13 33 (8.82%) Retail
14 31 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (7.75%) B2B
16 28 (7.49%) Telecoms
16 28 (7.49%) Banking
17 27 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
18 25 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (6.42%) Agile Project Management
19 24 (6.42%) Business Analysis
20 23 (6.15%) Oracle
20 23 (6.15%) PRINCE2
21 22 (5.88%) Adobe
22 21 (5.61%) Mobile App
23 19 (5.08%) Coaching
24 18 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
25 17 (4.55%) Product Marketing
26 15 (4.01%) Kanban
26 15 (4.01%) Security Cleared

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 10 (2.67%) CMS
2 7 (1.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (0.80%) Facebook Platform
4 3 (0.80%) SAS
5 2 (0.53%) Confluence
5 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) FileNet
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.60%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.60%) MS Project
4 5 (1.34%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.53%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.67%) SaaS
2 7 (1.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) Office 365
4 3 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.34%) Unified Communications
2 5 (1.34%) VoIP
2 5 (1.34%) xDSL
3 4 (1.07%) Internet
4 3 (0.80%) LAN
4 3 (0.80%) PBX
4 3 (0.80%) SMS
5 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.53%) Skype
5 2 (0.53%) Wireless
5 2 (0.53%) WLAN
6 1 (0.27%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.27%) DSLAM
6 1 (0.27%) MPLS
6 1 (0.27%) PSTN
6 1 (0.27%) Softphone
6 1 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.21%) Big Data
2 6 (1.60%) MS Access
3 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.07%) MySQL
4 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.80%) HBase
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) ERwin
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) VersionOne
General
1 74 (19.79%) Finance
2 72 (19.25%) Marketing
3 33 (8.82%) Retail
4 28 (7.49%) Banking
4 28 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.48%) Publishing
6 11 (2.94%) Automotive
7 10 (2.67%) Advertising
7 10 (2.67%) Front Office
7 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.87%) Electronics
9 4 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.07%) Back Office
9 4 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Games
9 4 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Legal
9 4 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.60%) Velocity
2 2 (0.53%) .NET
2 2 (0.53%) FpML
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.27%) JMS
3 1 (0.27%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.27%) OpenID
3 1 (0.27%) SAML
3 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (23.80%) User Experience
2 25 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.21%) Derivative
5 10 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.41%) Ergonomics
6 9 (2.41%) OTC Derivatives
7 8 (2.14%) Fintech
8 7 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.87%) Tandem
9 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.34%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.07%) Economics
10 4 (1.07%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.34%) Android
1 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.07%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.01%) Product Management
3 68 (18.18%) Project Management
4 59 (15.78%) Analytics
5 54 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (14.17%) Scrum
7 41 (10.96%) Service Design
8 39 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 34 (9.09%) User Stories
10 31 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (7.75%) B2B
12 27 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
13 24 (6.42%) Agile Project Management
13 24 (6.42%) Business Analysis
14 23 (6.15%) PRINCE2
15 19 (5.08%) Coaching
16 18 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (4.55%) Product Marketing
18 15 (4.01%) Kanban
19 14 (3.74%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.34%) VBA
2 4 (1.07%) Python
3 3 (0.80%) Java
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.01%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.74%) Degree
3 11 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.53%) MBA
6 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.07%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (6.15%) Oracle
2 22 (5.88%) Adobe
3 14 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.14%) Facebook
5 8 (2.14%) SAP
5 8 (2.14%) Tableau
6 6 (1.60%) hybris
7 3 (0.80%) Google
7 3 (0.80%) HP
7 3 (0.80%) IBM
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Avaya
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco
8 2 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.27%) comScore
9 1 (0.27%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.27%) Escenic
9 1 (0.27%) Hitwise
9 1 (0.27%) Murex
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