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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 100 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 5 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.45% 0.34% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.38% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 23
Leeds median daily rate £388 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +64.28%  
10th Percentile £381 £533 £325
90th Percentile £509 £598 £605
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £575 £350
% change year-on-year -32.60% +64.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 985 1317 1344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.26% 88.51% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 3958 4317
Leeds median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
10th Percentile £308 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £530
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £356
% change year-on-year -2.94% +19.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 43
Leeds median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £9.80
90th Percentile £25.86 £180.00 £187.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -26.94% -58.57%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) User Experience
4 11 (39.29%) Project Management
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 10 (35.71%) Prototyping
5 10 (35.71%) Data Analytics
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) REST
7 8 (28.57%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) CSS3
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) Legal
8 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.00%) Kanban
9 6 (21.43%) JSON
9 6 (21.43%) Django
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (21.43%) Java
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 6 (21.43%) ERP

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
1 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) ERP Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Senior UX Designer
3 4 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Development Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) REST
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) CSS3
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) Ajax
3 6 (21.43%) Django
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) Play Framework
3 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) Struts
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) JSTL
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) User Experience
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Analytics
3 11 (39.29%) Project Management
4 10 (35.71%) Data Analytics
4 10 (35.71%) Prototyping
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.00%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 6 (21.43%) ERP
8 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
8 6 (21.43%) User Stories
9 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
10 4 (14.29%) Usability Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) Ruby
1 6 (21.43%) Scala
2 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint