The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 231 244 220
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Product Management 33 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 23
Median daily rate £494 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £59.31 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
Product Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the South East region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the South East region.

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire +17 13 £450 +14.28% 4
West Sussex - 10 £500 -
Surrey -2 4 £525 - 2
Hampshire -2 3 £613 +59.60% 5
Berkshire -13 3 £575 +24.32% 1
Middlesex -3 1 £488 -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Project Management
3 26 (38.24%) Scrum
4 19 (27.94%) Java
5 17 (25.00%) SQL
6 16 (23.53%) QA
6 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (23.53%) Process Improvement
7 15 (22.06%) Kanban
7 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.59%) User Experience
9 13 (19.12%) Test Planning
9 13 (19.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
9 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
10 12 (17.65%) Degree
10 12 (17.65%) JIRA
10 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (17.65%) JUnit
10 12 (17.65%) SOAP
10 12 (17.65%) Web Services
10 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 12 (17.65%) Maven
10 12 (17.65%) Finance
10 12 (17.65%) IT Audit
11 11 (16.18%) API Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Change Management

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (16.18%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (1.47%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Trello
4 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Junos
1 2 (2.94%) MRTG
1 2 (2.94%) VXLAN
2 1 (1.47%) Broadband
2 1 (1.47%) DOCSIS
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) LAN
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) DB2
5 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.47%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Redis
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.65%) JIRA
2 12 (17.65%) JUnit
2 12 (17.65%) Maven
3 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.47%) NuGet
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Publishing
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Billing
5 2 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Product Manager
3 14 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Product Owner
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Web Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) SOAP
1 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) Play Framework
2 4 (5.88%) RESTful
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) Ajax
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) CSS3
3 3 (4.41%) Django
3 3 (4.41%) EJB
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) HTML5
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
3 3 (4.41%) JSON
3 3 (4.41%) JSP
3 3 (4.41%) REST
3 3 (4.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.41%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) User Experience
2 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) NGOSS
6 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.47%) Economics
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Psychology
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
1 3 (4.41%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (48.53%) Project Management
3 26 (38.24%) Scrum
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 15 (22.06%) Kanban
5 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (19.12%) Test Planning
7 12 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 12 (17.65%) IT Audit
7 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 11 (16.18%) API Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Change Management
8 11 (16.18%) Time Management
9 10 (14.71%) Data Validation
9 10 (14.71%) Validation
10 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.41%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) Ruby
3 3 (4.41%) Scala
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) OpenNMS
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Talend
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.41%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.41%) Reuters
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) SAP