Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 187 216
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 -17
Contract jobs citing Product Management 10 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.30% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.37% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
South West median daily rate £400 £438 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +28.30% -38.00%
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.83 £39.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year -29.77% +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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Product Management in the South West

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -18 7 £400 -8.57% 3
Devon - 3 £431 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Broadband
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (20.00%) PLM
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Clojure
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Jython
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA