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 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 224 254
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 35 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 14
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 -

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 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire +26 10 £513 -6.81% 10
Buckinghamshire - 8 £413 - 2
West Sussex +9 7 £390 -22.00% 1
Hampshire +14 6 £450 -21.73% 4
Oxfordshire -20 3 £338 -25.00% 4
Surrey +3 1 - - 3
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Scrum
3 19 (27.54%) Finance
4 16 (23.19%) SaaS
4 16 (23.19%) DevOps
5 15 (21.74%) TDD
5 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.94%) Java
7 11 (15.94%) Degree
8 10 (14.49%) Open Source
8 10 (14.49%) SDLC
9 9 (13.04%) User Experience
9 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.04%) Use Case
10 8 (11.59%) Marketing
10 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.59%) Linux
10 8 (11.59%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (10.14%) ERP
11 7 (10.14%) Project Management
11 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.14%) JD Edwards
11 7 (10.14%) Spring
11 7 (10.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 6 (8.70%) Migration

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 5 (7.25%) Alfresco
1 5 (7.25%) Apache
1 5 (7.25%) CMS
1 5 (7.25%) Drupal
1 5 (7.25%) Liferay
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (2.90%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) 3GPP
1 5 (7.25%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (7.25%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (5.80%) VoIP
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) SMTP
3 3 (4.35%) SSH
4 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) NFC
4 2 (2.90%) RFID
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) xDSL
5 1 (1.45%) PBX
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) NuGet
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Marketing
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Consultant
2 6 (8.70%) Developer
2 6 (8.70%) JDE Consultant
2 6 (8.70%) Product Manager
3 5 (7.25%) Development Manager
3 5 (7.25%) Java Consultant
3 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Designer
4 4 (5.80%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (5.80%) JDE Functional Consultant
4 4 (5.80%) UX Designer
5 3 (4.35%) Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Author
6 2 (2.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Author
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Spring
2 5 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (7.25%) J2EE
3 4 (5.80%) REST
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) OAuth
5 2 (2.90%) RESTful
5 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.90%) Spring Security
5 2 (2.90%) Swagger
6 1 (1.45%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.45%) LINQ
6 1 (1.45%) Sensu
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.04%) User Experience
2 8 (11.59%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.90%) Bitcoin
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.45%) MPEG
7 1 (1.45%) STB
7 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Scrum
3 16 (23.19%) DevOps
4 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.74%) TDD
5 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.49%) Open Source
6 10 (14.49%) SDLC
7 9 (13.04%) Use Case
8 7 (10.14%) ERP
8 7 (10.14%) Project Management
8 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) Post-Production
9 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.25%) Document Management
10 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.25%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.90%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) JD Edwards
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
3 5 (7.25%) OpenText
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Apigee
4 2 (2.90%) Apple
4 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
4 2 (2.90%) Informatica
4 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.90%) WSO2
5 1 (1.45%) Elavon
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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