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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
63 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 92.65% 71.88% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) CBAP
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) UML

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Product Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft