The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.29% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £630 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.73 -

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 677 690 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.66% 82.14% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 511 585
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Product Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Bristol

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA