Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Product Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 11 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 0.79% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.97% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £700
% change year-on-year - -35.71% +69.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Birmingham

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Product Management in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Birmingham

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Blog
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
4 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Economy
5 1 (9.09%) Nuix
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 1 (9.09%) FTK

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) EDRMS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Economy
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Product Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Product Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Head of User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Angular 2
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blog
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Photography
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FTK
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Nuix