The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 2 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 55 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.53% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £533 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.73 - -
Product Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
436 687 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.76% 79.70% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 485 414
Median daily rate £400 £365 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.88 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
South Wales +13 1 £525 +16.66%
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Case Management
3 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Case Management
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment