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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / London
Rank 288 291 327
Rank change year-on-year +3 +36  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 118 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.66% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 115 53
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £356 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +26.80% -8.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.02 - -
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 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 16395 18853 17384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.18% 85.15% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11793 13608 12215
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 194 249
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 26 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
City of London +5 9 £550 +37.50% 14
Canary Wharf -5 1 £600 +51.51%
Docklands, London - 1 £525 -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 137 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.28%) User Experience
3 76 (29.92%) Finance
4 52 (20.47%) HTML
5 46 (18.11%) Prototyping
6 44 (17.32%) Scrum
6 44 (17.32%) Marketing
7 43 (16.93%) CSS
8 42 (16.54%) Degree
9 41 (16.14%) Project Management
10 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (14.57%) Wireframes
12 35 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (11.81%) Banking
14 29 (11.42%) Java
15 28 (11.02%) HTML5
16 26 (10.24%) User Stories
16 26 (10.24%) QA
16 26 (10.24%) TDD
17 25 (9.84%) Security Cleared
18 24 (9.45%) JavaScript
19 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
19 23 (9.06%) Analytics
20 22 (8.66%) Mobile App
21 20 (7.87%) Business Analysis
21 20 (7.87%) Software Architecture
21 20 (7.87%) SC Cleared
21 20 (7.87%) Kanban
21 20 (7.87%) SDLC
22 19 (7.48%) CSS3

Product Management
Top Related 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 9 (3.54%) Confluence
2 5 (1.97%) CMS
3 4 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.18%) Apache
4 3 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 17 (6.69%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.33%) Photoshop
3 9 (3.54%) MS Office
4 8 (3.15%) Flinto
4 8 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.36%) Fireworks
6 5 (1.97%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.57%) InVision
8 2 (0.79%) MS Project
8 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.39%) Blender
9 1 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.39%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.76%) SaaS
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.57%) PaaS
4 2 (0.79%) GitHub
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) AdSense
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) Internet
2 6 (2.36%) WAN
3 5 (1.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (1.97%) IPsec
3 5 (1.97%) Network Security
3 5 (1.97%) Wireless
4 3 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.79%) HTTP
5 2 (0.79%) SMS
5 2 (0.79%) SMTP
5 2 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.39%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.33%) Hadoop
2 9 (3.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (2.76%) Big Data
3 7 (2.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.36%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.97%) MySQL
5 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.18%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.79%) KDB
8 2 (0.79%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.79%) MS Access
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (6.30%) JIRA
2 8 (3.15%) Axure RP
3 6 (2.36%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (2.36%) Selenium
4 5 (1.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.18%) FishEye
6 3 (1.18%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.79%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.79%) JMeter
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
7 2 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.79%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.39%) Appium
8 1 (0.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (29.92%) Finance
2 44 (17.32%) Marketing
3 30 (11.81%) Banking
4 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.51%) Retail
6 10 (3.94%) Legal
7 9 (3.54%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.76%) Back Office
8 7 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.76%) Front Office
9 6 (2.36%) Publishing
10 5 (1.97%) Advertising
11 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.57%) Automotive
11 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.18%) Electronics
12 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.79%) French Language
13 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (18.11%) Product Manager
2 42 (16.54%) Architect
3 38 (14.96%) Designer
4 24 (9.45%) UX Designer
5 22 (8.66%) Analyst
6 18 (7.09%) Technical Architect
7 17 (6.69%) Business Analyst
8 14 (5.51%) Developer
9 12 (4.72%) Senior Architect
10 11 (4.33%) Consultant
11 10 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.54%) Digital Architect
12 9 (3.54%) Digital Product Manager
12 9 (3.54%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.54%) Release Manager
12 9 (3.54%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.36%) Digital Technical Architect
13 6 (2.36%) Head of Product Management
13 6 (2.36%) Product Owner
13 6 (2.36%) Senior User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.47%) HTML
2 43 (16.93%) CSS
3 28 (11.02%) HTML5
4 19 (7.48%) Ajax
4 19 (7.48%) CSS3
5 16 (6.30%) REST
6 13 (5.12%) Web Services
7 11 (4.33%) JSON
8 10 (3.94%) XML
9 8 (3.15%) Apache Flex
9 8 (3.15%) DHTML
9 8 (3.15%) Flash
10 7 (2.76%) Node.js
11 6 (2.36%) .NET
12 5 (1.97%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (1.97%) jQuery
12 5 (1.97%) SOAP
12 5 (1.97%) WPF
13 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 82 (32.28%) User Experience
2 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.66%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.30%) Virtual Team
5 15 (5.91%) Fintech
6 10 (3.94%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.54%) Fixed Income
8 8 (3.15%) Derivative
8 8 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (3.15%) Interactive TV
9 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.97%) RIA
11 4 (1.57%) Equities
11 4 (1.57%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.18%) PMI
12 3 (1.18%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.18%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.72%) Windows
2 9 (3.54%) Linux
3 6 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.97%) Android
4 5 (1.97%) Unix
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (53.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.11%) Prototyping
3 44 (17.32%) Scrum
4 41 (16.14%) Project Management
5 37 (14.57%) Wireframes
6 35 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (10.24%) TDD
7 26 (10.24%) User Stories
8 23 (9.06%) Analytics
8 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
9 20 (7.87%) Business Analysis
9 20 (7.87%) Kanban
9 20 (7.87%) SDLC
9 20 (7.87%) Software Architecture
10 19 (7.48%) ITIL
11 18 (7.09%) Usability Testing
11 18 (7.09%) Use Case
12 17 (6.69%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (6.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.42%) Java
2 24 (9.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (3.94%) SQL
4 6 (2.36%) C#
4 6 (2.36%) PHP
4 6 (2.36%) Scala
5 5 (1.97%) Python
6 4 (1.57%) Ruby
7 3 (1.18%) Perl
8 2 (0.79%) C++
8 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (16.54%) Degree
2 25 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.97%) PMP
7 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) PhD
8 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.39%) CISA
9 1 (0.39%) CISSP
9 1 (0.39%) MBA
9 1 (0.39%) MCSE
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.39%) OCA
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.39%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.24%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.97%) PMO
3 4 (1.57%) EMIR
3 4 (1.57%) MiFID
4 3 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.18%) SLA
5 2 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.79%) FATCA
5 2 (0.79%) HL7
6 1 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) GxP
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) SDET
6 1 (0.39%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (1.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.18%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.18%) Ambari
2 3 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 10 (3.94%) Adobe
2 9 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.76%) SAP
4 6 (2.36%) hybris
5 5 (1.97%) Cisco
5 5 (1.97%) F5
5 5 (1.97%) Juniper
5 5 (1.97%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.57%) Google
6 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.57%) Zend
7 3 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.18%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle
7 3 (1.18%) Remedy
8 2 (0.79%) Cerner
8 2 (0.79%) Cognos
8 2 (0.79%) Murex
8 2 (0.79%) Siebel
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