The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region 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 145 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £463 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Product Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3138 2348 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.64% 94.98% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1390 1218
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 189
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.60 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
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 in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Manager across the West Midlands region.

Product Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Product Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Manager across the West Midlands region.

Product Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Coventry - 3 £563 -
Birmingham -13 2 £375 -12.79% 1
Product Manager
England

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) PLM
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Open Workbench
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management

Product Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) Open Workbench
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PLM
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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