The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 123 115 132
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £378 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £507 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Manager in their job title 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 with Software Manager in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 3 (27.27%) CRM
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Maven
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
8 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (9.09%) SaaS
8 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
8 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (9.09%) DB2

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Manager in their job title 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 with Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CGI
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
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