The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / South East
Rank 219 236 245
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 34 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.39% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 17
Median daily rate £725 £520 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.42% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £302 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £544 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +26.80% -8.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £77.50
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the South East

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in the South East

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Product Management in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the South East

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Hampshire +29 19 £850 +209.09% 7
Berkshire +28 10 £438 -16.66% 13
Surrey -2 3 £600 +11.16%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Scrum
3 19 (23.46%) DevOps
4 18 (22.22%) TDD
5 17 (20.99%) User Experience
5 17 (20.99%) SaaS
6 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (17.28%) Project Management
9 13 (16.05%) Linux
9 13 (16.05%) QA
10 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 12 (14.81%) SQL
10 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
11 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.35%) Process Improvement
12 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.35%) MVC
12 10 (12.35%) Finance
12 10 (12.35%) Java
12 10 (12.35%) B2B
13 8 (9.88%) Oracle
13 8 (9.88%) Windows
13 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
13 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
13 8 (9.88%) Spring
13 8 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (9.88%) Ansible

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) SaaS
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) DNS
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
1 7 (8.64%) SMTP
2 4 (4.94%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.94%) VoIP
2 4 (4.94%) xDSL
3 3 (3.70%) PBX
3 3 (3.70%) SMS
3 3 (3.70%) SSH
3 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.47%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.47%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (2.47%) Skype
4 2 (2.47%) Wireless
4 2 (2.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Ant
1 6 (7.41%) JUnit
1 6 (7.41%) Maven
1 6 (7.41%) Mockito
2 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.94%) Selenium
3 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.23%) JBehave
5 1 (1.23%) NuGet
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Advertising
4 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) Billing
6 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 2 (2.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Product Manager
2 11 (13.58%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Development Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Angular Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Product Development Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.94%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.88%) Spring
3 7 (8.64%) J2EE
4 6 (7.41%) Grails
4 6 (7.41%) Java EE
4 6 (7.41%) JMS
4 6 (7.41%) jQuery
4 6 (7.41%) JSF
4 6 (7.41%) Node.js
4 6 (7.41%) Play Framework
4 6 (7.41%) React
4 6 (7.41%) REST
4 6 (7.41%) Spring MVC
4 6 (7.41%) XML
5 5 (6.17%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) J2SE
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.94%) HTML
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) User Experience
2 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.47%) Unix
6 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Scrum
3 19 (23.46%) DevOps
4 18 (22.22%) TDD
5 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.28%) Project Management
8 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.35%) B2B
10 10 (12.35%) MVC
10 10 (12.35%) Process Improvement
11 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.64%) Load Balancing
12 7 (8.64%) Patch Management
12 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
13 6 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (7.41%) Service Management
13 6 (7.41%) SOA
13 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.81%) SQL
3 10 (12.35%) Java
4 7 (8.64%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) XPath
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMP
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Ansible
2 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
3 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Avaya
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco
4 2 (2.47%) EMC
4 2 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (2.47%) HP
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £13.89 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago