The median contractor rate for a Product Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 448 494
Rank change year-on-year -9 +46  
Contract jobs requiring a Product Manager 131 173 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 103
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £513 £420
% change year-on-year -21.46% +22.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 40726 46972 48452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.05% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26580 31013 30938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1367 1887
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -11 95 £488 +2.63% 59
South East -6 10 £350 -26.31% 9
South West +12 9 £303 -55.14% 4
East of England +1 9 £426 -13.45% 8
West Midlands +9 4 £500 -16.66% 4
North West +19 2 £306 -38.75% 5
East Midlands -4 2 £600 +26.31% 1
Product Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 157 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (31.67%) User Experience
3 59 (21.00%) Product Management
4 57 (20.28%) Scrum
5 54 (19.22%) Finance
5 54 (19.22%) Project Management
6 45 (16.01%) Marketing
7 39 (13.88%) E-Commerce
8 36 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (12.46%) Service Design
10 33 (11.74%) User Stories
10 33 (11.74%) Retail
11 31 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (10.68%) Banking
13 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
14 25 (8.90%) Agile Project Management
15 23 (8.19%) Kanban
16 21 (7.47%) PRINCE2
17 20 (7.12%) Mobile App
18 19 (6.76%) Coaching
19 18 (6.41%) Open Source
20 17 (6.05%) Security Cleared
20 17 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
21 16 (5.69%) Waterfall
22 15 (5.34%) B2B
22 15 (5.34%) Analytics
22 15 (5.34%) Fintech
23 13 (4.63%) Change Management
24 12 (4.27%) Advertising
24 12 (4.27%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (2.14%) CMS
2 4 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.07%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.42%) Office 365
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Google Play
4 1 (0.36%) iTunes
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.71%) VoIP
1 2 (0.71%) xDSL
2 1 (0.36%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) PBX
2 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.36%) VPN
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.78%) Big Data
2 4 (1.42%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.42%) MS Access
2 4 (1.42%) MySQL
2 4 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.07%) HBase
4 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) ERwin
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (19.22%) Finance
2 45 (16.01%) Marketing
3 33 (11.74%) Retail
4 30 (10.68%) Banking
5 12 (4.27%) Advertising
6 10 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.20%) Legal
8 6 (2.14%) Law
9 5 (1.78%) Digital Economy
9 5 (1.78%) Publishing
10 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.85%) Web Services
2 3 (1.07%) .NET
2 3 (1.07%) Lucene
3 2 (0.71%) Node.js
3 2 (0.71%) React
3 2 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.36%) RESTful
4 1 (0.36%) SignalR
4 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 89 (31.67%) User Experience
2 31 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.34%) Fintech
5 6 (2.14%) NHS
6 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.07%) Blog
8 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.07%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.07%) PMI
8 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.07%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.07%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.07%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.71%) Equities
9 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.71%) Tandem
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.42%) Android
1 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
1 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) CentOS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (21.00%) Product Management
3 57 (20.28%) Scrum
4 54 (19.22%) Project Management
5 39 (13.88%) E-Commerce
6 36 (12.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (12.46%) Service Design
8 33 (11.74%) User Stories
9 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
10 25 (8.90%) Agile Project Management
11 23 (8.19%) Kanban
12 21 (7.47%) PRINCE2
13 19 (6.76%) Coaching
14 18 (6.41%) Open Source
15 17 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.69%) Waterfall
17 15 (5.34%) Analytics
17 15 (5.34%) B2B
18 13 (4.63%) Change Management
19 12 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.42%) Python
1 4 (1.42%) SQL
1 4 (1.42%) VBA
2 3 (1.07%) PHP
3 2 (0.71%) Java
3 2 (0.71%) Ruby
4 1 (0.36%) C#
4 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.78%) APMP
5 4 (1.42%) Degree
6 3 (1.07%) ISEB
6 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) P3O
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) UCITS
Vendors
1 11 (3.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.20%) Oracle
3 8 (2.85%) Adobe
4 5 (1.78%) Bloomberg
4 5 (1.78%) hybris
5 4 (1.42%) ATG
5 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) Progress
6 3 (1.07%) Zend
7 2 (0.71%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco
8 1 (0.36%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.36%) EMC
8 1 (0.36%) Escenic
8 1 (0.36%) Huawei
8 1 (0.36%) Omniture
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) Tableau
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