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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 562 532 554
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 22 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.046% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 8
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£550 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £308 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
47746 44025 48327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.48% 92.73% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29880 27106 27634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1892 1878 2452
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +15 11 £450 - 2
South East -9 6 £550 +69.23% 9
East Midlands +5 4 £650 - 2
North West - 1 - - 5
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 5
Software Development Manager
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Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) .NET
3 12 (33.33%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) MVC
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) QA
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.89%) C#
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
11 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 4 (11.11%) DB2
11 4 (11.11%) Advertising
11 4 (11.11%) PMI
11 4 (11.11%) PMP
11 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
11 4 (11.11%) Release Management
11 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.11%) Kindle
11 4 (11.11%) SaaS
12 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (8.33%) CICS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) Liferay
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) FileNet
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) DB2
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) WCF
3 3 (8.33%) LAMP
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Grails
5 1 (2.78%) LESS
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
2 4 (11.11%) Kindle
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Blog
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) MVC
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Release Management
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) COBOL
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PMP
2 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Planview
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
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