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 29 June 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.

Product Management
South Wales > Cardiff
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Cardiff median daily rate £330 - -
South Wales median daily rate £345 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -34.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 288 216 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.27% 77.70% 82.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 647 699
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
10th Percentile £264 £248 £228
90th Percentile £524 £525 £455
South Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £356
% change year-on-year -3.84% +9.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 11 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.75 £11.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £37.50 £23.05
South Wales median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle