The median contractor rate for a Product Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 502 519
Rank change year-on-year +70 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 145 124 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 59
Median daily rate £475 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £461
% change year-on-year +7.62% -13.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.66 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Product Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in England

Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Manager in England

Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Manager in England

Product Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Manager in England

Product Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +19 79 £500 - 39
South East +33 28 £481 +4.05% 19
Yorkshire +31 17 £500 -4.76% 1
North East -1 8 £400 -
South West -2 5 £393 +74.44% 4
West Midlands +17 4 £425 - 1
East of England - 3 £450 - 5
North West +21 1 £600 +54.83% 4
Product Manager
UK

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 200 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (25.53%) User Experience
3 79 (23.72%) Product Management
4 72 (21.62%) Scrum
5 67 (20.12%) Project Management
6 53 (15.92%) Finance
7 52 (15.62%) Marketing
8 45 (13.51%) Service Design
9 41 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (11.71%) User Stories
11 35 (10.51%) Agile Project Management
12 34 (10.21%) E-Commerce
13 31 (9.31%) Analytics
14 28 (8.41%) B2B
15 27 (8.11%) Service Delivery
15 27 (8.11%) Retail
15 27 (8.11%) Kanban
15 27 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (7.51%) Banking
17 24 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (6.91%) Coaching
19 21 (6.31%) Open Source
19 21 (6.31%) Adobe
19 21 (6.31%) Oracle
20 20 (6.01%) PRINCE2
20 20 (6.01%) Telecoms
21 19 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (5.71%) Security Cleared
22 16 (4.80%) Advertising
23 14 (4.20%) Market Research

Product Manager Skill Set
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 9 (2.70%) CMS
2 7 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.80%) MS Project
4 5 (1.50%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.70%) SaaS
2 5 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.20%) Unified Communications
1 4 (1.20%) VoIP
1 4 (1.20%) xDSL
2 3 (0.90%) PBX
2 3 (0.90%) SMS
3 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 2 (0.60%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.60%) LAN
3 2 (0.60%) Skype
3 2 (0.60%) Wireless
3 2 (0.60%) WLAN
4 1 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.00%) Big Data
2 6 (1.80%) MS Access
3 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.20%) MySQL
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.90%) HBase
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) ERwin
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (15.92%) Finance
2 52 (15.62%) Marketing
3 27 (8.11%) Retail
4 25 (7.51%) Banking
5 20 (6.01%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.80%) Advertising
7 12 (3.60%) Legal
8 10 (3.00%) Automotive
9 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.80%) Publishing
11 5 (1.50%) Back Office
11 5 (1.50%) Games
12 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.20%) Electronics
12 4 (1.20%) Front Office
13 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.90%) French Language
13 3 (0.90%) Law
14 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.10%) Web Services
2 6 (1.80%) Velocity
3 3 (0.90%) .NET
4 2 (0.60%) FpML
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
5 1 (0.30%) Node.js
5 1 (0.30%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.30%) OpenID
5 1 (0.30%) React
5 1 (0.30%) RESTful
5 1 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.30%) SAML
5 1 (0.30%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 85 (25.53%) User Experience
2 27 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.30%) Derivative
3 11 (3.30%) Fintech
4 9 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (2.10%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.80%) NHS
7 5 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.50%) Minimum Viable Product
7 5 (1.50%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.20%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.90%) Tandem
10 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.60%) Android
2 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.60%) Linux
2 2 (0.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (23.72%) Product Management
3 72 (21.62%) Scrum
4 67 (20.12%) Project Management
5 45 (13.51%) Service Design
6 41 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (11.71%) User Stories
8 35 (10.51%) Agile Project Management
9 34 (10.21%) E-Commerce
10 31 (9.31%) Analytics
11 28 (8.41%) B2B
12 27 (8.11%) Kanban
12 27 (8.11%) Service Delivery
13 24 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (6.91%) Coaching
15 21 (6.31%) Open Source
16 20 (6.01%) PRINCE2
17 19 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (4.20%) ITIL
18 14 (4.20%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.20%) Python
1 4 (1.20%) VBA
2 3 (0.90%) Java
2 3 (0.90%) SQL
3 1 (0.30%) C#
3 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.30%) PHP
3 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.10%) Degree
5 5 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.60%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (6.31%) Adobe
1 21 (6.31%) Oracle
2 11 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.40%) Tableau
5 6 (1.80%) SAP
5 6 (1.80%) Snow
6 5 (1.50%) Facebook
6 5 (1.50%) hybris
7 4 (1.20%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.90%) EMC
8 3 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.60%) Avaya
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco
9 2 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) Epicor
10 1 (0.30%) Escenic
10 1 (0.30%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.30%) NetApp
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
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