Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 161 193
Rank change year-on-year -20 +32 -34
Contract jobs citing Product Management 22 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.47% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
East of England median daily rate £463 £600 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.92% +63.27% -22.63%
10th Percentile £416 £536 £343
90th Percentile £525 £638 £443
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.01 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.43% -12.92% -10.53%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,968 3,614 4,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.00% 81.25% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,287 2,083 2,378
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
10th Percentile £262 £214 £240
90th Percentile £588 £545 £575
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 286 400
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.86 £13.63 £12.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.59
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the East of England

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the East of England

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the East of England

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Hertfordshire -7 17 £475 -24.00% 10
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £413 - 12
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) CEH
2 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 8 (36.36%) CSSLP
2 8 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
4 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 4 (18.18%) Coverity
5 4 (18.18%) Synopsys
5 4 (18.18%) Law
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) User Experience
7 2 (9.09%) Ansible
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Puppet
7 2 (9.09%) Junos
7 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (9.09%) JNCIA

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Junos
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Product Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Security Product Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.55%) FMCG
5 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) Static Code Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 2 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CEH
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
1 8 (36.36%) CSSLP
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIE
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
2 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Coverity
1 4 (18.18%) Synopsys
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Omniture
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Optimizely
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow