The first table below looks at the demand for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 59 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 305 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.01% 71.10% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 198 194
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.85 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Product Management
Wales

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 2 £500 -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Product Management
Wales

Product Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Coach
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared