Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - +52 +10
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.32% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 - £360
10th Percentile £475 - £341
90th Percentile £525 - £403
East of England median daily rate £463 £600 £360
% change year-on-year -22.92% +66.67% -24.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £22.50 - -

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 531 489 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 85.10% 85.79% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 317 351
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £206 £235 £263
90th Percentile £613 £585 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 60
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.99% +11.67% +18.23%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Bedfordshire

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Bedfordshire

Product Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £500 -
Product Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria

Product Management
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Support Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Allocation
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat