Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 201 231
Rank change year-on-year -21 +30 +36
Contract jobs citing Product Management 27 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.78% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 33
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +1.52%
10th Percentile £389 £363 £364
90th Percentile £640 £650 £670
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £24.25 £25.75 £21.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.83% +19.21% -
10th Percentile £19.28 £19.73 £19.26
90th Percentile £29.83 £31.18 £24.15
Central London median hourly rate £24.25 £25.75 £21.60
% change year-on-year -5.83% +19.21% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6261 5866 7755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4975 4699 6170
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the City of London

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the City of London

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in the City of London

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) User Experience
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Node.js
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) Retail
6 6 (22.22%) Microservices
6 6 (22.22%) React
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.11%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.41%) HTML5
10 2 (7.41%) Social Media
10 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.41%) Kanban

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) G Suite
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) HBase
1 1 (3.70%) Impala
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Development Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Product Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Java Development Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Product Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Product Owner
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Product Management Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Node.js
2 6 (22.22%) React
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) Kohana
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) Microservices
3 6 (22.22%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) New Relic
2 1 (3.70%) Omniture
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore