The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 30 April 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Product Management 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.69% 1.14% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.52% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £406 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £77.50

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 227 198 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.82% 75.00% 87.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 150 260
Median daily rate £488 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.80 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +298.55% -54.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Product Management in Oxford

Product Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in Oxford over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Product Management in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Product Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Product Owner
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Product Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) B2B
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint