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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Development Manager
Rank 573 549 501
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 13 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.029% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.032% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 15
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £418 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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
London - 6 £585 - 6
South East -24 4 £450 -7.69% 4
North West -23 1 - - 4
South West - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 2
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Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 7 (21.21%) C#
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) SDLC
6 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) CRM
7 5 (15.15%) People Management
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.09%) WPF
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (6.06%) Degree
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (6.06%) Release Management

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.21%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.15%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) People Management
6 4 (12.12%) Coaching
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Budget Control
8 2 (6.06%) Release Management
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Informatica
2 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos
2 1 (3.03%) IBM