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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 243 237 228
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Product Management 35 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 15
Median daily rate £475 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £125 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £77.50 -
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
7649 7852 7094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.49% 77.85% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4720 4419 3945
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 285 282
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Surrey -4 10 £540 -10.82% 4
West Sussex -10 9 £475 +58.33% 1
Berkshire -7 8 £430 +7.50% 4
Oxfordshire +10 4 £415 +18.57% 3
Hampshire - 3 - - 6
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) Scrum
4 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
5 9 (15.25%) Finance
5 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
5 9 (15.25%) QA
5 9 (15.25%) User Experience
6 8 (13.56%) Marketing
6 8 (13.56%) Java
6 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.17%) SDLC
8 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
8 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (10.17%) Linux
8 6 (10.17%) SQL
8 6 (10.17%) ETL
8 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
9 5 (8.47%) CMS
9 5 (8.47%) Telecoms

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 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DHCP
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) Junos
1 2 (3.39%) LDAP
1 2 (3.39%) MRTG
1 2 (3.39%) SSH
1 2 (3.39%) VXLAN
2 1 (1.69%) Broadband
2 1 (1.69%) DOCSIS
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) Wireless
2 1 (1.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) MySQL
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Infinispan
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) JIRA
4 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.39%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Robot Framework
5 2 (3.39%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) NuGet
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Marketing
3 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Product Manager
1 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Product Owner
4 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Account Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Account Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.08%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) Play Framework
2 4 (6.78%) RESTful
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 3 (5.08%) Ajax
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) CSS3
3 3 (5.08%) Django
3 3 (5.08%) EJB
3 3 (5.08%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) JSON
3 3 (5.08%) JSP
3 3 (5.08%) REST
3 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) NGOSS
6 2 (3.39%) Social Media
7 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.69%) Economics
7 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.69%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) PKI
7 1 (1.69%) Psychology
7 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Android
2 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) Scrum
4 10 (16.95%) Asset Management
5 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.17%) ETL
7 6 (10.17%) SDLC
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Analytics
8 5 (8.47%) Coaching
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Open Source
8 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) User Stories
9 4 (6.78%) Content Management
9 4 (6.78%) ITSM
9 4 (6.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) Scala
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Python
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) CISSP
3 2 (3.39%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) OpenNMS
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) LANDesk
3 3 (5.08%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.08%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.08%) Reuters
4 2 (3.39%) Coremetrics
4 2 (3.39%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Talend