The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 22 33 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 17 11 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.52% 3.85% 12.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 4.10% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 24
Median daily rate £475 £525 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +32.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £565 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 268 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.73% 93.71% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 224 216
Median daily rate £450 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 23
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Oxford region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Confluence
7 5 (16.67%) User Experience
7 5 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (16.67%) PMP
7 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (13.33%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) Publishing
8 4 (13.33%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) PMI
8 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (10.00%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Release Management
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.67%) CCTV
10 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.67%) BCP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) PMI
3 2 (6.67%) CCTV
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) EPoS
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) Release Management
9 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 2 (6.67%) Analytics
10 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) Line Management
10 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 5 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com