The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 83 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.077% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.083% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +38.88%
Software Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1369 1211 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.15% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 719 403
Average daily rate £350 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.79% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) APMP
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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