Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 387 496
Rank change year-on-year -44 +109 -8
Contract jobs citing Product Management 497 583 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 391 326
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £360 £325 £300
90th Percentile £640 £631 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
England median hourly rate £27.83 £39.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.77% +61.73% -48.42%
10th Percentile £19.62 £22.00 £19.88
90th Percentile £39.85 £59.00 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £27.83 £39.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.77% +61.73% -48.42%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in England

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in England

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in England

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in England

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Product Management in England

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London -52 283 £510 +7.37% 64
South East -2 80 £525 +16.67% 20
Midlands +26 56 £450 -2.70% 11
North of England +49 43 £430 -14.00% 27
West Midlands +6 38 £450 - 8
East of England +1 25 £475 -20.83% 13
North West +42 23 £425 +41.67% 17
Yorkshire +7 17 £475 -13.64% 10
East Midlands +5 15 £500 +8.11% 3
South West -9 10 £400 -8.57% 11
North East +62 4 £350 -30.00%
Product Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 258 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (26.36%) Finance
3 129 (25.96%) User Experience
4 90 (18.11%) Scrum
5 80 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (15.49%) Project Management
7 74 (14.89%) Java
8 72 (14.49%) Marketing
9 70 (14.08%) User Stories
10 63 (12.68%) Degree
11 61 (12.27%) JavaScript
12 58 (11.67%) E-Commerce
13 55 (11.07%) Analytics
14 53 (10.66%) Open Source
14 53 (10.66%) Retail
15 51 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (9.86%) SQL
17 47 (9.46%) JIRA
18 46 (9.26%) HTML
19 43 (8.65%) Linux
20 40 (8.05%) REST
21 38 (7.65%) Business Analysis
22 37 (7.44%) SDLC
23 36 (7.24%) Mentoring
23 36 (7.24%) Oracle
23 36 (7.24%) CSS
24 35 (7.04%) Microsoft
24 35 (7.04%) Mobile App
24 35 (7.04%) Node.js
25 34 (6.84%) QA

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (5.03%) CMS
2 24 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.22%) Confluence
5 15 (3.02%) Apache
6 13 (2.62%) Alfresco
6 13 (2.62%) Drupal
6 13 (2.62%) Liferay
7 10 (2.01%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.21%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.60%) Jetty
11 3 (0.60%) WildFly
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.21%) Chatbot
5 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.20%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.20%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.62%) SaaS
3 10 (2.01%) Adobe Analytics
4 9 (1.81%) PaaS
5 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.21%) Dialogflow
6 6 (1.21%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.01%) Office 365
7 5 (1.01%) Slack
8 4 (0.80%) IaaS
8 4 (0.80%) Trello
9 3 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.60%) GitHub
10 2 (0.40%) AdWords
10 2 (0.40%) Akamai
10 2 (0.40%) G Suite
10 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.01%) Internet
2 6 (1.21%) 3GPP
2 6 (1.21%) Broadband
2 6 (1.21%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (1.21%) SIGTRAN
2 6 (1.21%) VPN
3 5 (1.01%) SMS
4 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.80%) Firewall
4 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 4 (0.80%) MPLS
4 4 (0.80%) SDH
4 4 (0.80%) Wireless
5 3 (0.60%) DWDM
5 3 (0.60%) Network Security
5 3 (0.60%) VPLS
6 2 (0.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.40%) LDAP
6 2 (0.40%) SSL
6 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.43%) NoSQL
2 22 (4.43%) MySQL
3 20 (4.02%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.41%) Big Data
7 9 (1.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.01%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
10 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.40%) HBase
11 2 (0.40%) Impala
11 2 (0.40%) MS Access
11 2 (0.40%) Redis
11 2 (0.40%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (9.46%) JIRA
2 24 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.22%) Maven
4 15 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.82%) Ant
6 13 (2.62%) JUnit
7 12 (2.41%) Mockito
7 12 (2.41%) Selenium
8 10 (2.01%) Axure RP
9 9 (1.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.21%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.01%) Mocha
13 4 (0.80%) CasperJS
13 4 (0.80%) Gradle
13 4 (0.80%) webpack
14 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 131 (26.36%) Finance
2 72 (14.49%) Marketing
3 53 (10.66%) Retail
4 32 (6.44%) Banking
4 32 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.82%) Billing
6 17 (3.42%) Advertising
7 12 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.61%) Publishing
9 7 (1.41%) Front Office
10 6 (1.21%) Back Office
10 6 (1.21%) Legal
11 5 (1.01%) French Language
12 4 (0.80%) Automotive
12 4 (0.80%) Digital Economy
12 4 (0.80%) Games
12 4 (0.80%) Law
12 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (20.52%) Product Manager
2 52 (10.46%) Analyst
3 49 (9.86%) Developer
4 40 (8.05%) Architect
4 40 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 34 (6.84%) Project Manager
6 32 (6.44%) Product Owner
7 31 (6.24%) Designer
8 27 (5.43%) Digital Product Manager
9 23 (4.63%) Consultant
10 20 (4.02%) Java Developer
10 20 (4.02%) Senior Manager
10 20 (4.02%) UX Designer
11 17 (3.42%) Development Manager
12 12 (2.41%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (2.41%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.21%) Programme Manager
13 11 (2.21%) Software Development Manager
14 10 (2.01%) Digital Analyst
14 10 (2.01%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.26%) HTML
2 40 (8.05%) REST
3 36 (7.24%) CSS
4 35 (7.04%) Node.js
5 33 (6.64%) HTML5
6 28 (5.63%) AngularJS
6 28 (5.63%) CSS3
7 26 (5.23%) Spring
8 24 (4.83%) Play Framework
8 24 (4.83%) React
9 20 (4.02%) XML
10 19 (3.82%) Ajax
11 17 (3.42%) JSON
12 16 (3.22%) Django
12 16 (3.22%) jQuery
13 14 (2.82%) Java EE
14 12 (2.41%) JMS
14 12 (2.41%) Spring MVC
14 12 (2.41%) Web Services
15 11 (2.21%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 129 (25.96%) User Experience
2 51 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 21 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.62%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.01%) Blog
8 9 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.21%) Social Media
11 5 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.01%) RIA
12 4 (0.80%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.60%) CESG
13 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.65%) Linux
2 17 (3.42%) Unix
3 11 (2.21%) Android
4 9 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.61%) Windows
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.11%) Scrum
3 80 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (15.49%) Project Management
5 70 (14.08%) User Stories
6 58 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 55 (11.07%) Analytics
8 53 (10.66%) Open Source
9 38 (7.65%) Business Analysis
10 37 (7.44%) SDLC
11 36 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 33 (6.64%) Kanban
13 32 (6.44%) Coaching
13 32 (6.44%) TDD
14 31 (6.24%) Prototyping
15 30 (6.04%) Configuration Management
15 30 (6.04%) CRM
15 30 (6.04%) DevOps
16 29 (5.84%) Wireframes
17 28 (5.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.89%) Java
2 61 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 49 (9.86%) SQL
4 24 (4.83%) Python
5 17 (3.42%) Scala
6 16 (3.22%) C#
7 15 (3.02%) Ruby
8 12 (2.41%) C++
9 11 (2.21%) XPath
10 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.21%) C
12 5 (1.01%) Perl
12 5 (1.01%) PHP
13 4 (0.80%) ES6
13 4 (0.80%) GraphQL
14 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.40%) R
16 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (12.68%) Degree
2 12 (2.41%) CISSP
2 12 (2.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.21%) PMP
4 10 (2.01%) CEH
5 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.61%) CSSLP
6 6 (1.21%) MBA
6 6 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.80%) APMG
8 4 (0.80%) CCDP
8 4 (0.80%) CCIE
8 4 (0.80%) CCNP
8 4 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.80%) CISM
9 3 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.84%) QA
2 5 (1.01%) GDPR
3 4 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.80%) PMO
4 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.20%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) Basel III
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) PSD2
6 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.40%) XenApp
3 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (3.62%) Ansible
1 18 (3.62%) Puppet
2 17 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.80%) SCCM
4 3 (0.60%) Kibana
5 2 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.40%) FTK
6 1 (0.20%) Ambari
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.20%) Packer
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
6 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (7.24%) Oracle
2 35 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.82%) Adobe
4 16 (3.22%) IBM
4 16 (3.22%) SAP
5 15 (3.02%) OpenText
6 14 (2.82%) Google
7 9 (1.81%) Ariba
7 9 (1.81%) hybris
8 8 (1.61%) Cisco
9 6 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.01%) Omniture
10 5 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.01%) Tableau
11 4 (0.80%) Apple
11 4 (0.80%) ATG
11 4 (0.80%) Coverity
11 4 (0.80%) New Relic
11 4 (0.80%) Synopsys