The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £434 £475
% change year-on-year +26.80% -8.68%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 497 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.69% 86.28% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 343 239
Median daily rate £388 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in South Wales

Product Management
Top 6 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development