The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
UK / England
Rank 511 508 503
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 56 96 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 51
Median daily rate £505 £430 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Manager across the England region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager across the England region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software 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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London -5 19 £538 +13.15% 11
South East +22 16 £510 +56.92% 9
Yorkshire +3 5 £410 -3.52% 4
East of England +4 4 £450 +39.53% 4
East Midlands -1 4 £438 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -1 3 £538 - 6
North West +14 2 £500 +25.00% 5
South West +6 2 £450 +7.14% 5
North East - 1 - -
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Software 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 Manager in the job title.

1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) Project Management
3 27 (23.48%) Java
4 26 (22.61%) Waterfall
5 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.13%) SDLC
6 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.52%) Finance
7 19 (16.52%) JIRA
8 18 (15.65%) .NET
8 18 (15.65%) Software Delivery
9 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
9 17 (14.78%) Scrum
10 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (13.04%) C#
12 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
12 14 (12.17%) Configuration Management
13 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.57%) HTML
14 11 (9.57%) TDD
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle
15 10 (8.70%) MS Office
15 10 (8.70%) CSS
15 10 (8.70%) HTML5
15 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
15 10 (8.70%) DevOps
16 9 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (7.83%) Confluence
17 8 (6.96%) Unix

Software 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 6 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.48%) IIS
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Mule
7 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) Big Data
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) JIRA
2 5 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 5 (4.35%) Subversion
3 4 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.74%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.87%) MSTest
5 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Law
5 5 (4.35%) Games
5 5 (4.35%) Publishing
6 3 (2.61%) Legal
6 3 (2.61%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.74%) Banking
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Automotive
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) HTML
3 10 (8.70%) CSS
3 10 (8.70%) HTML5
4 6 (5.22%) jQuery
5 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.35%) RESTful
6 4 (3.48%) REST
6 4 (3.48%) SOAP
7 3 (2.61%) CSS3
7 3 (2.61%) JSON
7 3 (2.61%) React
7 3 (2.61%) Spring
8 2 (1.74%) Middleware
8 2 (1.74%) Web Services
8 2 (1.74%) XML
9 1 (0.87%) J2EE
9 1 (0.87%) Java EE
9 1 (0.87%) JSP
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.48%) Online Games
5 3 (2.61%) CMDB
5 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.74%) Derivative
6 2 (1.74%) Economics
6 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) PMI
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.87%) Life Science
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Unix
2 6 (5.22%) AIX
2 6 (5.22%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) Project Management
3 26 (22.61%) Waterfall
4 22 (19.13%) SDLC
4 22 (19.13%) Software Engineering
5 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.65%) Software Delivery
7 17 (14.78%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.78%) Scrum
8 16 (13.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (12.17%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.43%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.57%) TDD
12 10 (8.70%) DevOps
13 9 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
15 7 (6.09%) Coaching
15 7 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.09%) ITIL
15 7 (6.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) Java
2 15 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.22%) Perl
3 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.22%) SQL
4 5 (4.35%) Python
5 4 (3.48%) C++
6 2 (1.74%) C
6 2 (1.74%) Ruby
6 2 (1.74%) Scala
7 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) PMP
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) HNC
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.70%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
4 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.87%) Facebook
5 1 (0.87%) hybris
5 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.87%) Talend
5 1 (0.87%) webMethods
5 1 (0.87%) WSO2
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