The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.041% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.045% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1787 2202 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.59% 90.62% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1126 1229
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 117 55
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software 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 Berkshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Market Research
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow