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 3 months to 30 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 152 180
Rank change year-on-year +10 +28  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 9 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Median daily rate £550 £400 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £334 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £595 £617
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +12.16% -0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £77.50

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Product Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) User Experience
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) JIRA
6 6 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) Use Case
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) Java
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
8 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
8 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Marketing
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.76%) QA
8 4 (11.76%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.94%) FishEye
3 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Designer
2 4 (11.76%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) UX Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Release Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (2.94%) Interaction Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior UX Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) Django
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.94%) SignalR
4 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.94%) UIKit
4 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Equities
5 1 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Wireframes
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Use Case
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Information Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CISA
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) OCA
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ambari
1 1 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) Cerner
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.94%) McKesson
3 1 (2.94%) MEDITECH
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £450 per day for a 6 month contract with view to extend
Posted: 2 days ago