The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 35 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Product Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.14% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 -
Product Management
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 316 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 74.62% 84.49% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 254 111
Average daily rate £425 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Average hourly rate £13.80 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Product Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Product Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Talend