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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / South West
Rank 117 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Product Management 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.067% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £310 £341 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -38.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £341 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
2045 2453 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.73% 82.32% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1729 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 118 112
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £23.25 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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
Gloucestershire +6 5 £385 +12.90% 3
Bristol - 3 - - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £300 - 2
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Statistics
3 5 (19.23%) Velocity
3 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) User Stories
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.54%) MS Access
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) MS Office
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

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 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MS Access
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) WiX
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Scrum Master
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Training Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Coach
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Database Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Pensions Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Public Sector Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Velocity
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) React
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Statistics
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
4 4 (15.38%) User Stories
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) SAP