The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 136 135 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.072% 0.034% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.037% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £465 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +16.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £451 £389
% change year-on-year
-5.81% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2589 2703 1986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.26% 92.16% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1506 1022
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 220 241
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -16.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.95 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software License Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software License Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk