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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Manager
UK / England
Rank 545 536 534
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 25 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 36
Median daily rate £488 £425 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
South East +20 9 £485 +19.38% 4
London +3 9 £538 +17.48% 4
Yorkshire +8 2 £170 -61.14% 3
West Midlands -3 2 - - 4
East Midlands -14 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Software Development Manager
UK

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Waterfall
4 18 (24.32%) SDLC
5 16 (21.62%) Java
6 15 (20.27%) Finance
7 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (13.51%) Scrum
10 10 (13.51%) JIRA
11 9 (12.16%) C#
11 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
12 8 (10.81%) Confluence
12 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
12 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
13 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.46%) SQL
13 7 (9.46%) Publishing
14 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.11%) Banking
14 6 (8.11%) Retail
15 5 (6.76%) Investment Management
15 5 (6.76%) Matrix Organization
15 5 (6.76%) Web Development
15 5 (6.76%) QA
15 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification

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 8 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Publishing
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Automotive
6 2 (2.70%) Front Office
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Advertising
7 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) CSS
2 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 4 (5.41%) HTML5
4 3 (4.05%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) Symfony
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.35%) Behat
6 1 (1.35%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.35%) LAMP
6 1 (1.35%) Laravel
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.05%) PMI
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.30%) Project Management
3 20 (27.03%) Waterfall
4 18 (24.32%) SDLC
5 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.51%) Scrum
8 9 (12.16%) Software Delivery
9 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
10 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.76%) Investment Management
12 5 (6.76%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (6.76%) Web Development
12 5 (6.76%) Workflow
13 4 (5.41%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.41%) PRINCE
13 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) Java
2 9 (12.16%) C#
3 7 (9.46%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.05%) PHP
4 3 (4.05%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) PMP
2 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) SmartStream
3 1 (1.35%) webMethods
3 1 (1.35%) Zend
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