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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank 462 541 489
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 191 114 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 86 94
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.85 - -
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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 +52 173 £463 +7.55% 87
London +50 127 £450 - 68
South East +16 26 £475 +5.55% 8
Wales - 18 £400 -
South Wales - 17 £400 -
City of London +42 12 £475 -13.63% 12
Worthing - 10 £470 -
West Sussex - 10 £470 -
Yorkshire +11 9 £500 - 3
Berkshire +2 8 £475 +5.55% 2
Newport - 8 £438 -
Leeds +14 7 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire +11 7 £450 - 3
Cardiff - 7 £400 -
West Midlands -31 5 £463 +7.55% 2
Coventry - 3 £563 -
East Sussex - 3 £575 - 1
North West -1 2 £575 +35.29% 3
Manchester -8 2 £575 +43.75% 2
Birmingham -13 2 £375 -12.79% 1
North East -29 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £500 -
Sheffield - 2 £500 -
Cambridge - 2 £493 -
Brighton - 2 £525 - 1
Stockport - 2 £575 -
Newbury - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £493 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £493 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 228 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (26.43%) Product Management
3 86 (23.43%) User Experience
4 77 (20.98%) Scrum
5 75 (20.44%) Project Management
6 66 (17.98%) Finance
7 58 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (15.80%) Marketing
8 57 (15.53%) Service Design
9 37 (10.08%) User Stories
10 36 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (9.54%) Mobile App
11 35 (9.54%) Banking
12 32 (8.72%) E-Commerce
13 31 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
14 30 (8.17%) Analytics
15 29 (7.90%) Publishing
16 28 (7.63%) Microsoft
16 28 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (7.08%) Service Delivery
18 21 (5.72%) CRM
18 21 (5.72%) Degree
18 21 (5.72%) Security Cleared
19 20 (5.45%) Retail
19 20 (5.45%) Open Source
19 20 (5.45%) Actionable Insight
20 18 (4.90%) Business Analysis
21 17 (4.63%) Legal
21 17 (4.63%) Telecoms
21 17 (4.63%) Customer Insight

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 (2.45%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.18%) CMS
2 8 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.09%) Drupal
5 2 (0.54%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.54%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) FileNet
6 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.81%) MS Office
2 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.72%) Office 365
2 8 (2.18%) SaaS
3 5 (1.36%) IaaS
4 4 (1.09%) Yammer
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.45%) Internet
2 8 (2.18%) VPN
3 7 (1.91%) Broadband
4 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.36%) Skype
5 4 (1.09%) LDAP
5 4 (1.09%) Network Security
5 4 (1.09%) S/MIME
6 3 (0.82%) FTP
6 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.82%) Intranet
6 3 (0.82%) IPsec
6 3 (0.82%) SSL
7 2 (0.54%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.54%) LAN
7 2 (0.54%) MPLS
7 2 (0.54%) Wireless
7 2 (0.54%) xDSL
8 1 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.82%) Big Data
2 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.27%) DB2
3 1 (0.27%) Mixpanel
3 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.27%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (17.98%) Finance
2 58 (15.80%) Marketing
3 35 (9.54%) Banking
4 29 (7.90%) Publishing
5 20 (5.45%) Retail
6 17 (4.63%) Legal
6 17 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.72%) Games
8 8 (2.18%) Front Office
9 7 (1.91%) Automotive
9 7 (1.91%) Electronics
10 5 (1.36%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.09%) Law
12 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.54%) Advertising
13 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.63%) Velocity
2 5 (1.36%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) HTML
3 3 (0.82%) RESTful
4 2 (0.54%) CSS
4 2 (0.54%) J2EE
4 2 (0.54%) JSON
4 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.27%) JMS
5 1 (0.27%) SAML
5 1 (0.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 86 (23.43%) User Experience
2 36 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.54%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.18%) Tandem
5 7 (1.91%) PKI
6 6 (1.63%) CESG
6 6 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.36%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.36%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.09%) Social Media
8 4 (1.09%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.82%) CMDB
9 3 (0.82%) Fintech
9 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.09%) Android
2 13 (3.54%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.45%) Windows
4 3 (0.82%) Linux
4 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (26.43%) Product Management
3 77 (20.98%) Scrum
4 75 (20.44%) Project Management
5 58 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (15.53%) Service Design
7 37 (10.08%) User Stories
8 32 (8.72%) E-Commerce
9 31 (8.45%) Agile Project Management
10 30 (8.17%) Analytics
11 28 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (7.08%) Service Delivery
13 21 (5.72%) CRM
14 20 (5.45%) Actionable Insight
14 20 (5.45%) Open Source
15 18 (4.90%) Business Analysis
16 17 (4.63%) Customer Insight
16 17 (4.63%) SDLC
17 16 (4.36%) Matrix Organization
18 15 (4.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.36%) Java
3 3 (0.82%) C
3 3 (0.82%) PHP
4 2 (0.54%) SQL
5 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.27%) VB
5 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.72%) Degree
1 21 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.63%) MBA
6 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PMP
7 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISSP
8 1 (0.27%) CLAS
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.63%) SLA
3 5 (1.36%) QA
4 3 (0.82%) MiFID
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 28 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.00%) Apple
3 8 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.91%) VMware
5 5 (1.36%) Adobe
5 5 (1.36%) MobileIron
6 3 (0.82%) Cisco
6 3 (0.82%) HP
6 3 (0.82%) LANDesk
6 3 (0.82%) Progress
6 3 (0.82%) SAP
6 3 (0.82%) Twitter
7 2 (0.54%) comScore
7 2 (0.54%) Facebook
7 2 (0.54%) hybris
8 1 (0.27%) F5
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.27%) Omniture
8 1 (0.27%) Teradata
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