Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Product Owner was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Owner
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Product Owner 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.93% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £475 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £370 £450 -
% change year-on-year -17.83% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 515 450 487
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 93.95% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 281 340
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £291 £170 £206
90th Percentile £558 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 43
Southampton median hourly rate £14.50 £25.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% +82.14% -12.12%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.85 £11.13
90th Percentile £43.48 £48.84 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +24.18% -9.00% +25.00%

Product Owner
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Product Owner in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Product Owner in Southampton

Product Owner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Product Owner in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Owner in Southampton

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Product Owner contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region featuring Product Owner in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA

Product Owner Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#