The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 563 556 546
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 63 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 23
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £351 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Software Development Manager in the job title.

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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 34 £550 +8.91% 4
South East -12 15 £481 +7.54% 3
Yorkshire +3 3 £430 +26.28% 5
South West -4 3 £315 -30.00% 2
North West -14 3 £200 -50.00% 3
East Midlands - 3 £415 - 1
East of England +5 2 £556 +17.10% 2
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Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Software Development Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) .NET
3 39 (33.91%) Java
4 37 (32.17%) Project Management
5 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (21.74%) SDLC
7 21 (18.26%) Finance
7 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
8 17 (14.78%) Retail
8 17 (14.78%) DevOps
9 16 (13.91%) SQL
10 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.04%) Scrum
11 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
11 14 (12.17%) HTML
12 13 (11.30%) Coaching
12 13 (11.30%) Software Delivery
12 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.30%) Project Planning
13 12 (10.43%) Windows
13 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (10.43%) Degree
13 12 (10.43%) JIRA
13 12 (10.43%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (9.57%) PMI Certification
14 11 (9.57%) Unix
14 11 (9.57%) TDD
15 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.83%) Confluence
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) GitHub
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) RFID
1 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JIRA
2 5 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (18.26%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Retail
3 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Games
5 3 (2.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.78%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) HTML
3 8 (6.96%) JSP
3 8 (6.96%) XML
4 7 (6.09%) CSS
4 7 (6.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.09%) J2EE
5 4 (3.48%) Ext JS
5 4 (3.48%) WCF
6 3 (2.61%) Web Services
7 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.74%) HTML5
7 2 (1.74%) JMS
7 2 (1.74%) REST
7 2 (1.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.87%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) PMI
2 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Fintech
4 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) NHS
4 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Windows
2 11 (9.57%) Unix
3 3 (2.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.17%) Project Management
3 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (21.74%) SDLC
5 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.78%) DevOps
7 15 (13.04%) Scrum
8 13 (11.30%) Coaching
8 13 (11.30%) Project Planning
8 13 (11.30%) Software Delivery
8 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.43%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.57%) TDD
11 10 (8.70%) Programme Management
12 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.96%) Change Management
13 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
13 8 (6.96%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.91%) Java
2 16 (13.91%) SQL
3 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.83%) Python
5 7 (6.09%) C
5 7 (6.09%) C#
5 7 (6.09%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) Perl
6 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) Ruby
7 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) Degree
2 11 (9.57%) PMI Certification
3 9 (7.83%) PMP
4 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.74%) APMP
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PgMP
6 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) SAP