The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
North West / Merseyside
Rank 38 37 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% 0.59% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.73% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £575 £338 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.37% -38.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +27.90% -9.47%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 273 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.83% 81.01% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 185 121
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Merseyside

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool +1 1 £575 +70.37%
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Personalization
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Personalization
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau