The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 284 284
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 122 144 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.78% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 100 105
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £27.16 £33.97 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.04% +40.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £23.10 £22.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.36 £45.44 £24.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 -

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17711 18496 19220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12688 13519 13610
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 159 261
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in London

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in London

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in London

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Product Management in London

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London -7 8 £423 -19.52% 14
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Docklands, London +1 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 117 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.67%) Finance
3 67 (27.92%) User Experience
4 57 (23.75%) Marketing
5 47 (19.58%) Project Management
6 42 (17.50%) Scrum
7 40 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (14.58%) Banking
9 34 (14.17%) Degree
10 32 (13.33%) Wireframes
11 30 (12.50%) Prototyping
12 28 (11.67%) HTML
12 28 (11.67%) CSS
13 27 (11.25%) Java
14 25 (10.42%) E-Commerce
14 25 (10.42%) TDD
15 23 (9.58%) User Stories
16 22 (9.17%) HTML5
16 22 (9.17%) JavaScript
17 21 (8.75%) Adobe
17 21 (8.75%) CSS3
18 20 (8.33%) Service Design
19 19 (7.92%) Retail
20 18 (7.50%) Kanban
21 17 (7.08%) Usability Testing
21 17 (7.08%) Security Cleared
21 17 (7.08%) Software Architecture
21 17 (7.08%) Analytics
21 17 (7.08%) MS Visio

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (2.08%) Apache
2 3 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.25%) CMS
2 3 (1.25%) Confluence
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.83%) Drupal
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.75%) Photoshop
5 8 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (2.08%) InVision
7 4 (1.67%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.67%) UXPin
8 2 (0.83%) Flinto
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.83%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Eikon
2 1 (0.42%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.08%) SaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.25%) GitHub
4 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Trello
5 2 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.42%) AdWords
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Heroku
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.58%) Internet
2 5 (2.08%) Network Security
2 5 (2.08%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (1.67%) IPsec
3 4 (1.67%) Wireless
4 2 (0.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) SMS
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.42%) AMQP
5 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) SMTP
5 1 (0.42%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 10 (4.17%) MySQL
2 8 (3.33%) Big Data
3 6 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.83%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (4.17%) Axure RP
2 9 (3.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 9 (3.75%) JIRA
3 4 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.25%) JMeter
4 3 (1.25%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) Selenium
5 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.42%) FishEye
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.42%) VersionOne
General
1 76 (31.67%) Finance
2 57 (23.75%) Marketing
3 35 (14.58%) Banking
4 19 (7.92%) Retail
5 12 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.58%) Legal
7 10 (4.17%) French Language
7 10 (4.17%) Front Office
7 10 (4.17%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.92%) Advertising
9 5 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Digital Economy
10 3 (1.25%) Electronics
10 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (19.17%) Product Manager
2 35 (14.58%) Architect
3 27 (11.25%) Designer
4 24 (10.00%) Analyst
5 20 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.08%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 15 (6.25%) Senior Architect
9 13 (5.42%) Developer
9 13 (5.42%) Digital Product Manager
9 13 (5.42%) UX Designer
10 10 (4.17%) Product Owner
10 10 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
10 10 (4.17%) User Experience Architect
11 8 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
12 7 (2.92%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.92%) Senior User Experience Architect
13 6 (2.50%) Consultant
13 6 (2.50%) Head of Product Management
13 6 (2.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.67%) CSS
1 28 (11.67%) HTML
2 22 (9.17%) HTML5
3 21 (8.75%) CSS3
4 15 (6.25%) Node.js
5 13 (5.42%) REST
6 11 (4.58%) Ajax
6 11 (4.58%) Web Services
7 6 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.50%) JSON
7 6 (2.50%) SOAP
7 6 (2.50%) XML
8 5 (2.08%) Apache Flex
8 5 (2.08%) DHTML
8 5 (2.08%) Flash
8 5 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.67%) .NET
9 4 (1.67%) Backbone.js
9 4 (1.67%) jQuery
9 4 (1.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 67 (27.92%) User Experience
2 40 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.83%) Fixed Income
4 14 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (4.58%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.75%) RIA
8 8 (3.33%) Equities
9 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.50%) Fintech
11 5 (2.08%) Interactive TV
11 5 (2.08%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.67%) Derivative
12 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.25%) Contract for Difference
13 3 (1.25%) FMCG
13 3 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (1.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.42%) Linux
2 12 (5.00%) Unix
3 6 (2.50%) Android
3 6 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) CentOS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.58%) Project Management
3 42 (17.50%) Scrum
4 35 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 30 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 25 (10.42%) E-Commerce
7 25 (10.42%) TDD
8 23 (9.58%) User Stories
9 20 (8.33%) Service Design
10 18 (7.50%) Kanban
11 17 (7.08%) Analytics
11 17 (7.08%) SDLC
11 17 (7.08%) Software Architecture
11 17 (7.08%) Usability Testing
12 16 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.83%) Coaching
15 13 (5.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.25%) Java
2 22 (9.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.67%) Python
4 14 (5.83%) SQL
5 10 (4.17%) C#
6 8 (3.33%) PHP
6 8 (3.33%) Ruby
7 6 (2.50%) Perl
8 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.67%) C++
9 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.42%) Go
10 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (14.17%) Degree
2 17 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MBA
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) APMP
8 1 (0.42%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) OCA
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.83%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.42%) Basel II
5 1 (0.42%) Basel III
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) GxP
5 1 (0.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.42%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.67%) Ansible
2 4 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.42%) Ambari
4 1 (0.42%) FTK
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (8.75%) Adobe
2 10 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.75%) Google
4 7 (2.92%) CheckPoint
4 7 (2.92%) Zend
5 6 (2.50%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco
6 4 (1.67%) F5
6 4 (1.67%) hybris
6 4 (1.67%) Juniper
6 4 (1.67%) Murex
6 4 (1.67%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.67%) Remedy
7 3 (1.25%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.25%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle
7 3 (1.25%) Splunk
7 3 (1.25%) Tableau
8 2 (0.83%) Apple
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