The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £428 £475
% change year-on-year +28.65% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £77.50

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 368 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.87% 86.38% 77.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 267 152
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Product Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Cardiff

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Cardiff