The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 125 151 135
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Contract jobs citing Product Management 14 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.030% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.039% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £494 £390 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.60% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £390 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £390 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -31.26%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2199 2537 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.51% 76.48% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1679 1714
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Bristol +12 13 £494 +26.60% 4
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
1 9 (40.91%) Programme Management
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Change Control
1 9 (40.91%) Dependency Management
2 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) Velocity
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Statistics
5 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Rally
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Use Case
7 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (9.09%) NHS
8 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Programme Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum Master
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Coach
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (9.09%) Pensions Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) NHS Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Public Sector Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Velocity
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Statistics
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Change Control
1 9 (40.91%) Dependency Management
1 9 (40.91%) Programme Management
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) Rally
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft