Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 302 405
Rank change year-on-year -66 +103 +23
Contract jobs citing Product Management 287 348 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 236 167
London median daily rate £510 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
London median hourly rate £27.16 £34.85 £23.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.07% +49.62% -
10th Percentile £19.44 £20.52 £19.29
90th Percentile £40.00 £48.36 £24.59
England median hourly rate £27.16 £39.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year -31.46% +61.73% -48.42%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -25 43 £500 +5.26% 13
East London +8 18 £600 +26.32% 1
West London +1 15 £400 -27.11% 6
South London -33 6 £538 +13.16% 2
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 151 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.13%) User Experience
3 72 (25.09%) Finance
4 58 (20.21%) Marketing
5 51 (17.77%) Project Management
6 47 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (15.68%) Analytics
8 43 (14.98%) Scrum
8 43 (14.98%) Java
9 41 (14.29%) JIRA
10 40 (13.94%) JavaScript
10 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
11 37 (12.89%) Degree
12 36 (12.54%) User Stories
13 35 (12.20%) Retail
14 31 (10.80%) SQL
14 31 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (9.76%) Banking
16 25 (8.71%) HTML
16 25 (8.71%) Linux
16 25 (8.71%) Open Source
16 25 (8.71%) BDD
16 25 (8.71%) Mobile App
17 24 (8.36%) DevOps
17 24 (8.36%) Business Analysis
18 22 (7.67%) QA
18 22 (7.67%) Node.js
18 22 (7.67%) Python
19 20 (6.97%) Coaching
19 20 (6.97%) Software Engineering

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 16 (5.57%) Confluence
2 12 (4.18%) Apache
3 10 (3.48%) CMS
4 9 (3.14%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.05%) Jetty
7 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.05%) WildFly
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.09%) Chatbot
4 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (1.39%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.39%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.35%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.48%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (3.14%) SaaS
4 7 (2.44%) PaaS
5 6 (2.09%) Dialogflow
5 6 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.74%) Slack
6 5 (1.74%) Trello
7 4 (1.39%) GitHub
7 4 (1.39%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.39%) Office 365
8 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.05%) IaaS
9 2 (0.70%) AdWords
9 2 (0.70%) Akamai
9 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) G Suite
10 1 (0.35%) Google Play
10 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.48%) Internet
2 6 (2.09%) VPN
3 4 (1.39%) Broadband
3 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.39%) Firewall
3 4 (1.39%) MPLS
3 4 (1.39%) SDH
3 4 (1.39%) SMS
3 4 (1.39%) Wireless
4 3 (1.05%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.05%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (1.05%) DWDM
4 3 (1.05%) Intranet
4 3 (1.05%) Network Security
4 3 (1.05%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (1.05%) VPLS
5 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 2 (0.70%) SSL
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.18%) Big Data
2 10 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.44%) MySQL
5 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) HBase
8 2 (0.70%) Impala
8 2 (0.70%) Spark SQL
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (14.29%) JIRA
2 15 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.18%) Selenium
4 9 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.09%) Axure RP
5 6 (2.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (2.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.09%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.74%) Mocha
7 4 (1.39%) CasperJS
7 4 (1.39%) webpack
8 3 (1.05%) Ant
8 3 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.05%) Gradle
8 3 (1.05%) Maven
8 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (25.09%) Finance
2 58 (20.21%) Marketing
3 35 (12.20%) Retail
4 28 (9.76%) Banking
5 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.92%) Advertising
7 11 (3.83%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.44%) Billing
8 7 (2.44%) Front Office
9 6 (2.09%) French Language
10 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.05%) Games
10 3 (1.05%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Back Office
11 2 (0.70%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (22.30%) Product Manager
2 38 (13.24%) Analyst
3 30 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.67%) Developer
4 22 (7.67%) Product Owner
5 19 (6.62%) Architect
6 18 (6.27%) Digital Product Manager
7 16 (5.57%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.23%) Designer
9 13 (4.53%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.83%) Development Manager
11 10 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.48%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (3.14%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.14%) UX Designer
13 8 (2.79%) Consultant
13 8 (2.79%) Product Analyst
14 7 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.44%) Senior Product Manager
14 7 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.71%) HTML
2 22 (7.67%) Node.js
3 17 (5.92%) CSS
3 17 (5.92%) HTML5
4 12 (4.18%) CSS3
4 12 (4.18%) React
5 10 (3.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.48%) REST
6 8 (2.79%) XML
7 7 (2.44%) .NET
7 7 (2.44%) Ajax
7 7 (2.44%) Web Services
8 6 (2.09%) Django
8 6 (2.09%) Kafka
8 6 (2.09%) MXNet
8 6 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (2.09%) Spring
8 6 (2.09%) TensorFlow
8 6 (2.09%) Theano
9 5 (1.74%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.13%) User Experience
2 31 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.71%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.79%) Blog
5 8 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.09%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.74%) RIA
8 5 (1.74%) Social Media
9 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.70%) CESG
10 2 (0.70%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.70%) PKI
10 2 (0.70%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.71%) Linux
2 15 (5.23%) Unix
3 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.39%) Android
4 4 (1.39%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.77%) Project Management
3 47 (16.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (15.68%) Analytics
5 43 (14.98%) Scrum
6 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
7 36 (12.54%) User Stories
8 25 (8.71%) BDD
8 25 (8.71%) Open Source
9 24 (8.36%) Business Analysis
9 24 (8.36%) DevOps
10 20 (6.97%) Coaching
10 20 (6.97%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.92%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (5.23%) Matrix Organization
12 15 (5.23%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.88%) TDD
13 14 (4.88%) Test Automation
14 13 (4.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.98%) Java
2 40 (13.94%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.80%) SQL
4 22 (7.67%) Python
5 15 (5.23%) C#
6 9 (3.14%) C++
7 5 (1.74%) C
7 5 (1.74%) Scala
8 4 (1.39%) ES6
8 4 (1.39%) GraphQL
8 4 (1.39%) Perl
8 4 (1.39%) PHP
9 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.05%) Ruby
9 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (12.89%) Degree
2 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.44%) PMP
4 6 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) CCDP
8 2 (0.70%) CCIE
8 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 2 (0.70%) CEH
8 2 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CISM
8 2 (0.70%) CISSP
8 2 (0.70%) MBA
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.35%) CFA
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.67%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) GDPR
3 3 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.35%) Basel II
5 1 (0.35%) Basel III
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) PSD2
5 1 (0.35%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Ansible
2 3 (1.05%) Kibana
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Ambari
4 1 (0.35%) FTK
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Packer
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (5.92%) Adobe
1 17 (5.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.18%) Google
3 9 (3.14%) Oracle
4 7 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.09%) Cisco
5 6 (2.09%) SAP
6 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.74%) Omniture
6 5 (1.74%) Tableau
7 4 (1.39%) New Relic
8 3 (1.05%) hybris
8 3 (1.05%) IBM
8 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.70%) ATG
9 2 (0.70%) CA
9 2 (0.70%) Perforce
9 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.70%) Tealeaf