The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 116 102
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 6 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.30% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.34% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 21
Median daily rate £395 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.30% +64.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £555 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £595 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1236 1782 1822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.80% 87.83% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 1238 1287
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 34
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -25.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in West Yorkshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in West Yorkshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Leeds +12 6 £395 -31.30% 2
Product Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Data Analytics
4 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 10 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Legal
6 8 (26.67%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) REST
7 7 (23.33%) CSS3
7 7 (23.33%) HTML5
7 7 (23.33%) Kanban
7 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) ERP
7 7 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby
8 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (20.00%) JSON
8 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) MySQL

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (20.00%) MySQL
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (26.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Senior UX Designer
3 4 (13.33%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Product Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) REST
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) CSS3
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
3 6 (20.00%) Ajax
3 6 (20.00%) Django
3 6 (20.00%) JSON
3 6 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Struts
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) JSTL
5 1 (3.33%) Sass
5 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) User Experience
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Data Analytics
4 10 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) ERP
7 7 (23.33%) Kanban
7 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
8 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 6 (20.00%) User Stories
9 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 4 (13.33%) Usability Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
1 6 (20.00%) Ruby
1 6 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint