Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 143 180
Rank change year-on-year +64 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing Product Management 15 13 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Median daily rate £475 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +2.70%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £371
90th Percentile £588 £745 £588
England median daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +1.52% -1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £44.25 £30.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +47.50% -31.82% +54.39%

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 1,193 2,998 3,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.62% 83.23% 86.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 1,816 2,303
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 193 177
Median hourly rate £34.25 £17.75 £17.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.96% -1.22% -40.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.90 £50.50
Median hourly rate £26.72 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.34% -6.82% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Product Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Product Management in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Product Management in the East of England

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Product Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Product Management in the East of England

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Product Management in the East of England.

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 24 January 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire +47 7 £475 -21.65% 6
Hertfordshire +33 3 £470 -1.31% 1
Essex +3 3 £650 +36.84% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £488 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (33.33%) CMS
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) User Experience
3 5 (33.33%) Headless CMS
4 4 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (20.00%) Design Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) Insurtech
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) C
7 1 (6.67%) C#

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 5 (33.33%) CMS
1 5 (33.33%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 5 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Automotive Electrical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) WCF
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) WinForms
1 1 (6.67%) WPF
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Taxonomies
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Design Thinking
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Insurtech
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Epics
7 1 (6.67%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft