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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 551 537 559
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 24 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.051% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 14
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£475 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £410 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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
London +2 9 £450 +50.00% 2
South East -12 7 £500 +53.84% 4
East Midlands +6 5 £650 - 3
South West -36 2 £363 +3.57% 1
North West - 1 - - 4
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) MVC
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (17.95%) QA
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) Couchbase
6 6 (15.38%) SaaS
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.26%) C#
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) DB2
8 4 (10.26%) Advertising
8 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (7.69%) WCF
9 3 (7.69%) Marketing
9 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (7.69%) CICS
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) FileNet
2 1 (2.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.38%) Couchbase
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) Ninject
4 2 (5.13%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) LESS
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.56%) Grails
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) DTV
1 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (5.13%) Kindle
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Scrum
2 10 (25.64%) MVC
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.56%) DevOps
10 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) COBOL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) Mercator
4 1 (2.56%) Planview
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