The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.00%
Software Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
829 939 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.31% 94.85% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 571 405
Median daily rate £420 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 6 £650 - 1
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
3 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
3 4 (30.77%) SLA
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (30.77%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
1 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source Development
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) VMware