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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
UK / England
Rank 373 369 449
Rank change year-on-year -4 +80  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 205 255 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.63% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 184 88
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £600 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +26.80% -8.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.02 - £77.50
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 118 £500 +5.26% 60
South East +30 34 £725 +39.42% 28
Yorkshire +41 30 £550 +15.78% 3
West Midlands +11 6 £413 -19.51%
East of England -10 6 £465 +6.28% 8
South West -3 3 £450 +7.14% 11
North West +19 2 £575 +64.28% 5
East Midlands -3 2 £465 - 3
North East -33 2 - -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 224 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.55%) Finance
3 113 (24.89%) User Experience
4 99 (21.81%) Scrum
5 85 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (15.86%) Project Management
7 63 (13.88%) HTML
7 63 (13.88%) TDD
7 63 (13.88%) Prototyping
8 60 (13.22%) User Stories
9 57 (12.56%) Analytics
9 57 (12.56%) Marketing
10 56 (12.33%) Degree
11 53 (11.67%) QA
12 51 (11.23%) Java
12 51 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (11.01%) CSS
14 43 (9.47%) Telecoms
14 43 (9.47%) JavaScript
15 40 (8.81%) Wireframes
15 40 (8.81%) Kanban
16 38 (8.37%) DevOps
17 37 (8.15%) Mentoring
17 37 (8.15%) Business Analysis
17 37 (8.15%) Banking
18 36 (7.93%) REST
19 35 (7.71%) HTML5
20 34 (7.49%) E-Commerce
20 34 (7.49%) Software Engineering
21 33 (7.27%) Linux

Product Management
Top Related 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 12 (2.64%) Confluence
2 8 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.54%) Apache
3 7 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.10%) CMS
5 4 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (0.88%) nginx
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.44%) Captiva
7 2 (0.44%) Documentum
7 2 (0.44%) Drupal
7 2 (0.44%) JBoss
7 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (5.51%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.64%) MS Office
4 11 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (2.42%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.76%) Flinto
5 8 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.32%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.88%) InVision
9 2 (0.44%) MS Project
9 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.22%) Blender
10 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.88%) BASE24
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.44%) Primavera
5 2 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.22%) Eikon
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.95%) SaaS
2 22 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.32%) PaaS
5 5 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.66%) GitHub
8 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) AdSense
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.64%) Network Security
2 11 (2.42%) Internet
3 9 (1.98%) HTTP
3 9 (1.98%) SMTP
4 8 (1.76%) WAN
4 8 (1.76%) Wireless
5 7 (1.54%) DNS
5 7 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (1.54%) IPsec
6 5 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.10%) SAN
6 5 (1.10%) SMS
7 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.88%) VoIP
7 4 (0.88%) xDSL
8 3 (0.66%) Firewall
8 3 (0.66%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.66%) LAN
8 3 (0.66%) PBX
8 3 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.30%) MongoDB
1 15 (3.30%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.64%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.42%) Big Data
5 11 (2.42%) MySQL
6 7 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.10%) MS Access
9 4 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (0.66%) DB2
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.66%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.44%) KDB
11 2 (0.44%) Kdb+
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (4.41%) JIRA
2 11 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.20%) Selenium
4 9 (1.98%) JUnit
5 8 (1.76%) Axure RP
5 8 (1.76%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.32%) Ant
6 6 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (1.32%) Maven
6 6 (1.32%) Mockito
7 5 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.88%) FishEye
9 3 (0.66%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.66%) JMeter
9 3 (0.66%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.44%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.44%) WiX
General
1 116 (25.55%) Finance
2 57 (12.56%) Marketing
3 43 (9.47%) Telecoms
4 37 (8.15%) Banking
5 29 (6.39%) Retail
6 22 (4.85%) Legal
7 13 (2.86%) Electronics
7 13 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.42%) Advertising
9 9 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.76%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.76%) Publishing
11 7 (1.54%) Back Office
11 7 (1.54%) Front Office
12 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.88%) Automotive
14 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.44%) Billing
15 2 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (17.62%) Product Manager
2 70 (15.42%) Architect
3 46 (10.13%) Analyst
4 43 (9.47%) Designer
5 38 (8.37%) Technical Architect
6 36 (7.93%) Business Analyst
7 33 (7.27%) Developer
8 31 (6.83%) Consultant
9 28 (6.17%) UX Designer
10 20 (4.41%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.52%) Product Owner
12 15 (3.30%) Project Manager
12 15 (3.30%) Senior Architect
13 14 (3.08%) Digital Architect
14 12 (2.64%) Development Manager
15 11 (2.42%) Digital Product Manager
15 11 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.20%) Senior Product Manager
17 9 (1.98%) Programme Manager
17 9 (1.98%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.88%) HTML
2 50 (11.01%) CSS
3 36 (7.93%) REST
4 35 (7.71%) HTML5
5 26 (5.73%) CSS3
6 25 (5.51%) Ajax
6 25 (5.51%) Web Services
7 19 (4.19%) AngularJS
7 19 (4.19%) XML
8 18 (3.96%) JSON
9 16 (3.52%) Node.js
10 15 (3.30%) Play Framework
11 12 (2.64%) jQuery
12 11 (2.42%) .NET
12 11 (2.42%) Spring
13 9 (1.98%) Django
13 9 (1.98%) J2EE
13 9 (1.98%) React
13 9 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (1.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (24.89%) User Experience
2 85 (18.72%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.07%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.74%) Fintech
4 17 (3.74%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.64%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.98%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.76%) Derivative
9 8 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.76%) Interactive TV
10 7 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.32%) RIA
12 5 (1.10%) CLARiiON
12 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.27%) Linux
2 27 (5.95%) Windows
3 11 (2.42%) Android
3 11 (2.42%) Unix
4 10 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (21.81%) Scrum
3 72 (15.86%) Project Management
4 63 (13.88%) Prototyping
4 63 (13.88%) TDD
5 60 (13.22%) User Stories
6 57 (12.56%) Analytics
7 51 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (8.81%) Kanban
8 40 (8.81%) Wireframes
9 38 (8.37%) DevOps
10 37 (8.15%) Business Analysis
10 37 (8.15%) Mentoring
11 34 (7.49%) E-Commerce
11 34 (7.49%) Software Engineering
12 33 (7.27%) Software Architecture
13 32 (7.05%) SDLC
13 32 (7.05%) Use Case
14 30 (6.61%) ITIL
15 28 (6.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (11.23%) Java
2 43 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.27%) SQL
4 14 (3.08%) C#
5 13 (2.86%) Python
5 13 (2.86%) Ruby
6 12 (2.64%) PHP
6 12 (2.64%) Scala
7 6 (1.32%) XPath
8 5 (1.10%) Perl
9 4 (0.88%) C++
10 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.66%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.44%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.33%) Degree
2 32 (7.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.32%) PMP
7 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.44%) PhD
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) APMP
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) OCA
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.67%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) SLA
3 7 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.54%) PMO
4 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.88%) EMIR
5 4 (0.88%) MiFID
6 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.44%) FATCA
6 2 (0.44%) HL7
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) SDET
7 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.10%) SRDF
3 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.44%) Docker
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.64%) Ansible
1 12 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.98%) Puppet
3 8 (1.76%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.66%) Ambari
4 3 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.44%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 24 (5.29%) Oracle
2 18 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.08%) Adobe
4 13 (2.86%) SAP
5 11 (2.42%) HP
6 10 (2.20%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.98%) Cisco
8 8 (1.76%) EMC
8 8 (1.76%) Tableau
9 7 (1.54%) F5
9 7 (1.54%) Juniper
10 6 (1.32%) Google
10 6 (1.32%) hybris
10 6 (1.32%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.10%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.10%) Brocade
11 5 (1.10%) Dell
11 5 (1.10%) IBM
11 5 (1.10%) NetApp
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