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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 532 505 483
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 23 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.065% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 17
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£413 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £394
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.46%
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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
South East -27 7 £413 +26.92% 13
London -9 4 £725 +141.66% 5
South West -16 4 £338 +8.00% 2
East of England +1 3 £358 +19.16%
North West - 3 £475 - 6
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.00%) Finance
6 9 (22.50%) Java
6 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (22.50%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) RUP
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) CMMI
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 5 (12.50%) Data Management
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) People Management
9 4 (10.00%) Analytics
9 4 (10.00%) Kindle
9 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
9 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (10.00%) Process Management
9 4 (10.00%) PMI
9 4 (10.00%) PMP
9 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.00%) UNIX

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (5.00%) Drupal
1 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) WCF
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Kindle
2 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) VMS
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
5 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) RUP
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) CMMI
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 5 (12.50%) Data Management
8 4 (10.00%) People Management
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 4 (10.00%) Process Management
8 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PMP
2 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) APMP
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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