The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Product Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 326 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.86% 84.46% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 233 203
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Product Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) hybris