The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 494 488 506
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 78 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 53
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£425 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
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
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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 +25 34 £425 -5.55% 8
South East 0 20 £450 +38.46% 15
Yorkshire +8 9 £413 +65.00% 2
East Midlands +12 7 £550 +57.14% 5
North West -10 3 £383 -23.50% 15
East of England -20 2 £425 +3.34% 13
South West -27 1 - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 9
North East - - - -
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Manager in their job title.

1 58 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.17%) Finance
2 36 (25.17%) Asset Management
3 34 (23.78%) Software Asset Management
4 32 (22.38%) Project Management
5 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
6 29 (20.28%) Software Licensing
7 24 (16.78%) Oracle
8 23 (16.08%) PRINCE2
9 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
10 20 (13.99%) .NET
10 20 (13.99%) Scrum
11 18 (12.59%) Legal
11 18 (12.59%) Waterfall
12 17 (11.89%) ITIL
13 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
14 13 (9.09%) Banking
14 13 (9.09%) CMDB
15 11 (7.69%) Windows
16 10 (6.99%) SQL
16 10 (6.99%) Java
16 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (6.29%) Change Management
17 9 (6.29%) Middleware
17 9 (6.29%) MVC
17 9 (6.29%) Web Services
17 9 (6.29%) MS Office
17 9 (6.29%) SAP
18 8 (5.59%) UNIX

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.10%) Confluence
2 3 (2.10%) CICS
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) WordPress
4 1 (0.70%) Liferay
4 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.70%) Documentum
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 21 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.29%) MS Office
3 5 (3.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) SMS
3 1 (0.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) Couchbase
2 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.80%) DB2
4 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.90%) Hudson
2 7 (4.90%) Subversion
3 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.80%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.10%) Selenium
5 3 (2.10%) JIRA
5 3 (2.10%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (2.10%) JUnit
5 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.40%) NUnit
6 2 (1.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.70%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (0.70%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (25.17%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Legal
3 13 (9.09%) Banking
4 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.50%) Retail
7 4 (2.80%) Advertising
8 3 (2.10%) Marketing
8 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.10%) Electronics
9 2 (1.40%) Law
9 2 (1.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Back Office
10 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.70%) Military
10 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.99%) .NET
2 9 (6.29%) Middleware
2 9 (6.29%) Web Services
3 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.10%) WCF
5 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.40%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (1.40%) Ninject
6 2 (1.40%) LAMP
6 2 (1.40%) HTML
6 2 (1.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.40%) HTML5
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.70%) LESS
7 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.70%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.70%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) CMDB
2 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) PMI
4 3 (2.10%) Kindle
4 3 (2.10%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.10%) DTV
5 2 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.40%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Blog
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Economics
6 1 (0.70%) Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.69%) Windows
2 8 (5.59%) UNIX
3 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.40%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.17%) Asset Management
3 34 (23.78%) Software Asset Management
4 32 (22.38%) Project Management
5 29 (20.28%) Software Licensing
6 23 (16.08%) PRINCE2
7 20 (13.99%) Scrum
8 18 (12.59%) Waterfall
9 17 (11.89%) ITIL
10 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.29%) Change Management
12 9 (6.29%) MVC
13 8 (5.59%) Release Management
14 7 (4.90%) BPEL
14 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
14 7 (4.90%) Migration
14 7 (4.90%) Programme Management
15 6 (4.20%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.99%) SQL
1 10 (6.99%) Java
2 7 (4.90%) C#
3 4 (2.80%) C
4 3 (2.10%) COBOL
5 2 (1.40%) C++
5 2 (1.40%) PHP
5 2 (1.40%) Ruby
5 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.20%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.80%) PMP
3 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.40%) ISEB
5 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.78%) Oracle
3 9 (6.29%) SAP
4 8 (5.59%) IBM
5 7 (4.90%) Perforce
6 3 (2.10%) Adobe
6 3 (2.10%) Serena
7 1 (0.70%) Infor
7 1 (0.70%) Planview
7 1 (0.70%) Kronos
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos
7 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.70%) Primavera
7 1 (0.70%) Splunk
7 1 (0.70%) LexisNexis
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