The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 63 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Product Management 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.74% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£550 £360 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £418
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
684 672 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.46% 79.15% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 473 204
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Product Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Product Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Product Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Product Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Product Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Product Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Product Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint