The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 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.

Product Management
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 +3  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 23 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.27% 0.35% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.41% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +50.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +12.16% -0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 870 1233 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.71% 85.68% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 874 686
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Leeds

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Analytics
3 15 (45.45%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) Project Management
5 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 11 (33.33%) Legal
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) ERP
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (30.30%) Open Source
8 9 (27.27%) REST
8 9 (27.27%) User Experience
8 9 (27.27%) Data Analytics
8 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
9 8 (24.24%) HTML
9 8 (24.24%) CSS
9 8 (24.24%) CSS3
9 8 (24.24%) HTML5
9 8 (24.24%) Kanban
10 7 (21.21%) Scala
10 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
10 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
10 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
10 7 (21.21%) User Stories
10 7 (21.21%) Play Framework
10 7 (21.21%) Prototyping

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (9.09%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) DbUnit
2 1 (3.03%) FishEye
2 1 (3.03%) JMeter
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Legal
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.18%) ERP Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Product Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 3 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Legal Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) REST
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) CSS3
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) HTML5
3 7 (21.21%) Ajax
3 7 (21.21%) Django
3 7 (21.21%) JSON
3 7 (21.21%) Play Framework
3 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Struts
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) JSTL
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
1 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Analytics
3 14 (42.42%) Project Management
4 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (30.30%) ERP
5 10 (30.30%) Open Source
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
6 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 9 (27.27%) Data Analytics
7 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
7 8 (24.24%) Kanban
8 7 (21.21%) Prototyping
8 7 (21.21%) Software Architecture
8 7 (21.21%) User Stories
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (12.12%) DevOps
11 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Ruby
1 7 (21.21%) Scala
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
3 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe
1 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Tableau