The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Agile Product Owner featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Product Owner
UK
Rank 570 608 605
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Product Owner 21 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.053% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.055% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 1
Median daily rate £413 £423 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% -15.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £575 -
% change year-on-year
-29.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Agile Product Owner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Agile Product Owner in the job title.

Agile Product Owner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Product Owner within the UK.

Agile Product Owner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Product Owner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Agile Product Owner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Product Owner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 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
England +12 21 £413 -2.36% 5
London +6 6 £441 +5.19% 2
South East +17 5 £375 - 2
Midlands - 5 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 £420 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £420 -30.00% 1
Leeds +4 2 £420 -30.00%
Brighton - 2 £375 -
City of London - 2 £285 -
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
East Sussex - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +11 1 £418 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £413 -
Slough - 1 £418 - 1
Derby - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £413 -

Agile Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Agile Product Owner contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Agile Product Owner in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Scrum
3 25 (58.14%) User Stories
4 10 (23.26%) User Experience
4 10 (23.26%) JIRA
5 8 (18.60%) Confluence
6 7 (16.28%) Service Design
6 7 (16.28%) Product Management
6 7 (16.28%) Kanban
6 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (16.28%) MS Project
6 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
6 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (11.63%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Wireframes
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.98%) BDD
10 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
10 3 (6.98%) Marketing
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (4.65%) Advertising
11 2 (4.65%) Publishing

Agile Product Owner Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (16.28%) MS Project
1 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Scrum
3 25 (58.14%) User Stories
4 7 (16.28%) Kanban
4 7 (16.28%) Product Management
4 7 (16.28%) Service Design
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 4 (9.30%) Wireframes
8 3 (6.98%) Actionable Insight
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe
1 1 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (2.33%) SAP