The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 15 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Product Management 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.92% 2.00% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.27% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £32.65 -
% change year-on-year
+81.65% -
Product Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 44 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 73.08% 88.00% 91.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 52
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Product Management across the Bedford region.

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Product Management
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft