Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Product Manager was £528 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 867 859
Rank change year-on-year +57 -8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Product Manager 32 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 11
UK median daily rate £528 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% +27.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £468 £450 £338
90th Percentile £650 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% +43.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90957 104552 107129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58966 68005 66246
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3123 4144
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +3.03%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Product Manager in the UK

Senior Product Manager
Top 6 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 21 July 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
England +54 31 £528 -8.26% 11
London +21 22 £550 +7.32% 10
UK excluding London +49 9 £500 -13.04% 2
North of England +58 8 £500 -11.50%
Yorkshire +26 8 £500 -11.50%
South East +31 1 £530 -24.29%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) User Experience
3 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (18.75%) User Stories
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Product Management
6 5 (15.63%) Marketing
6 5 (15.63%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) Retail
7 4 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Service Design
8 3 (9.38%) Business Development
8 3 (9.38%) JIRA
8 3 (9.38%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) NHS
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.25%) Advertising
9 2 (6.25%) Kanban
9 2 (6.25%) Android
9 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Mobile App

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) German Language
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (9.38%) NHS
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (3.13%) EPoS
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (18.75%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) Product Management
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Development
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Service Design
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) KYC
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
1 1 (3.13%) EMC
1 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) NetApp
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) SAP