The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 567 547 540
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 54 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 36
Average daily rate £475 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £550 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
Software Development Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Development Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Development Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Software Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -4 24 £475 - 6
South East -10 16 £481 +5.47% 4
North West -9 6 £175 -56.25% 3
East Midlands - 4 £415 -
East of England +1 1 £588 +42.42%
Yorkshire -1 1 £430 +29.90% 7
South West -1 1 £275 -40.54% 4
West Midlands -15 1 £473 -10.00% 1
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Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) Project Management
3 37 (33.04%) .NET
4 34 (30.36%) Java
5 26 (23.21%) SDLC
6 25 (22.32%) PRINCE2
7 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (18.75%) Finance
9 18 (16.07%) Retail
10 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
11 16 (14.29%) SQL
11 16 (14.29%) Scrum
12 15 (13.39%) Software Delivery
12 15 (13.39%) DevOps
13 14 (12.50%) PMI Certification
14 12 (10.71%) TDD
14 12 (10.71%) C#
15 11 (9.82%) Degree
15 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.82%) Oracle
16 10 (8.93%) HTML
16 10 (8.93%) PMP
16 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
16 10 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (8.93%) Coaching
17 9 (8.04%) Project Planning
17 9 (8.04%) QA
17 9 (8.04%) PMI
17 9 (8.04%) SQL Server

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.46%) IIS
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) GitHub
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) RFID
1 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.89%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (18.75%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 3 (2.68%) Back Office
5 3 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) .NET
2 10 (8.93%) HTML
3 7 (6.25%) CSS
4 6 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.46%) JSP
5 5 (4.46%) Web Services
6 4 (3.57%) Ext JS
6 4 (3.57%) LINQ
6 4 (3.57%) WCF
6 4 (3.57%) WinForms
6 4 (3.57%) XML
7 3 (2.68%) J2EE
7 3 (2.68%) JMS
7 3 (2.68%) REST
7 3 (2.68%) SOAP
8 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.79%) HTML5
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) PMI
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.46%) Chip and PIN
3 5 (4.46%) NHS
4 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Fintech
6 2 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Equities
7 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Unix
3 1 (0.89%) AIX
3 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) Project Management
3 26 (23.21%) SDLC
4 25 (22.32%) PRINCE2
5 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.29%) Scrum
7 15 (13.39%) DevOps
7 15 (13.39%) Software Delivery
8 12 (10.71%) TDD
9 10 (8.93%) Coaching
9 10 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.04%) Project Planning
11 7 (6.25%) High Availability
11 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.36%) Release Management
12 6 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) SQL
3 12 (10.71%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.79%) C
7 2 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 11 (9.82%) Degree
3 10 (8.93%) PMP
4 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.57%) APMP
6 3 (2.68%) ISEB
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.89%) PgMP
8 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
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