Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 295 318
Rank change year-on-year +2 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Product Management 78 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 41
South East median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £306
90th Percentile £620 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £59.31 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £39.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year -31.46% +61.73% -48.42%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +5 62 £525 +16.67% 10
Oxfordshire +3 23 £559 +24.17% 2
Berkshire +8 21 £444 -1.39% 7
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £365 - 1
Surrey -21 4 £450 -14.29% 4
West Sussex -8 3 - - 1
Sussex - 3 £525 -
Hampshire +1 2 £650 +42.70% 6
M4 Corridor +5 1 - -
Middlesex +5 1 £450 -16.28%
East Sussex -9 1 £500 +33.33%
Kent - 1 £625 - 1
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 25 (32.05%) Java
4 24 (30.77%) Oracle
5 22 (28.21%) SOA
5 22 (28.21%) REST
5 22 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 19 (24.36%) Open Source
6 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
7 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 18 (23.08%) Scrum
8 17 (21.79%) Spring
8 17 (21.79%) Play Framework
9 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
9 15 (19.23%) SQL
9 15 (19.23%) Linux
9 15 (19.23%) CRM
10 14 (17.95%) Node.js
10 14 (17.95%) User Experience
11 13 (16.67%) Process Improvement
11 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (16.67%) CMS
11 13 (16.67%) Maven
11 13 (16.67%) Java EE
11 13 (16.67%) Degree
12 12 (15.38%) JUnit
12 12 (15.38%) XML
12 12 (15.38%) Ansible
12 12 (15.38%) Elasticsearch

Product Management
Co-occurring 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 22 (28.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (16.67%) CMS
3 12 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (14.10%) Alfresco
4 11 (14.10%) Drupal
4 11 (14.10%) Liferay
5 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
1 2 (2.56%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (2.56%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.28%) DOCSIS
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) NFC
2 1 (1.28%) RFID
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Redis
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Maven
2 12 (15.38%) JUnit
2 12 (15.38%) Mockito
3 11 (14.10%) Ant
4 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.13%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.28%) Gradle
8 1 (1.28%) Hudson
8 1 (1.28%) VersionOne
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Billing
2 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Publishing
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Designer
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Product Manager
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.13%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Development Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Software Development Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) REST
2 17 (21.79%) Play Framework
2 17 (21.79%) Spring
3 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 14 (17.95%) Node.js
5 13 (16.67%) Java EE
6 12 (15.38%) jQuery
6 12 (15.38%) React
6 12 (15.38%) XML
7 11 (14.10%) Grails
7 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) JMS
7 11 (14.10%) JSF
7 11 (14.10%) Spring MVC
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 8 (10.26%) CSS3
9 8 (10.26%) HTML5
9 8 (10.26%) JSON
10 6 (7.69%) Ajax
10 6 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) User Experience
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.28%) CESG
7 1 (1.28%) Handset
7 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.28%) IVR
7 1 (1.28%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) SOA
3 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
3 19 (24.36%) Open Source
4 18 (23.08%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) CRM
5 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 13 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (14.10%) Document Management
7 11 (14.10%) MVC
8 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.82%) Project Management
8 10 (12.82%) TDD
9 9 (11.54%) User Stories
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (10.26%) Kanban
10 8 (10.26%) Microservices
11 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) XPath
5 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 6 (7.69%) Scala
7 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Ansible
1 12 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) IBM
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) OpenText
3 2 (2.56%) Apigee
3 2 (2.56%) Apple
3 2 (2.56%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.56%) WSO2
4 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Samsung