Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Product Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Product Manager
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 822 855
Rank change year-on-year -37 +33 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Product Manager 37 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.044% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.047% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 11
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £423 £400 £413
90th Percentile £600 £640 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £530 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +32.50% -5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Senior Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Product Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Product Manager in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Product Manager in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Product Manager over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Product Manager in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Product Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
England -8 37 £525 +5.00% 24
London -36 23 £525 +5.00% 20
UK excluding London +37 14 £530 +32.50% 4
North of England +53 7 £533 +33.13% 1
Yorkshire +24 7 £533 +33.13%
South East - 5 £530 -
South West - 2 - -

Senior Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Senior Product Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Product Manager in the job title.

1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Product Management
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Marketing
4 9 (24.32%) User Experience
4 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Retail
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 4 (10.81%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (10.81%) Coaching
9 4 (10.81%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Blog
9 4 (10.81%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) JIRA
10 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (8.11%) Service Management
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) SMS
10 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (8.11%) GDPR

Senior Product Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Marketing
3 7 (18.92%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Economy
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Games
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (24.32%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Blog
2 4 (10.81%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (10.81%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.41%) Media Streaming
4 2 (5.41%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Product Management
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) User Stories
8 4 (10.81%) Coaching
8 4 (10.81%) Kanban
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
10 2 (5.41%) B2C
10 2 (5.41%) Business Development
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Information Management
10 2 (5.41%) PLM
10 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Alibaba
2 1 (2.70%) Google