Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 16 October 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +111
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.076% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Cheshire median daily rate £525 £445 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.98% - -
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £55.73

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,136 1,062 1,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.39% 83.56% 87.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 767 988
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £408 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -0.61% -0.61%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 46 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +34.38% -8.13%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.88 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year -25.12% +42.70% -29.24%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 1 £525 -19.23% 1
Product Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme