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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 504 519 479
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 92 74 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 69
Average daily rate £429 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
Software 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
44628 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29078 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 26 £475 +13.09% 18
South West +12 14 £420 +24.44% 6
Yorkshire -22 14 £425 +2.40% 6
North West -9 13 £425 -35.84% 8
South East +14 12 £375 -9.09% 12
East Midlands -6 9 £500 - 5
West Midlands -14 2 £473 -3.07% 9
East of England -3 1 £323 -9.79% 4
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.00%) Finance
3 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 35 (19.44%) Asset Management
5 33 (18.33%) ITIL
5 33 (18.33%) Project Management
6 31 (17.22%) Software Asset Management
7 29 (16.11%) Software Licensing
7 29 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.00%) .NET
9 26 (14.44%) Configuration Management
10 24 (13.33%) Java
11 23 (12.78%) Software Delivery
12 22 (12.22%) SDLC
12 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
13 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
14 20 (11.11%) SQL
15 19 (10.56%) Oracle
16 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
17 17 (9.44%) Waterfall
18 15 (8.33%) HTML
19 14 (7.78%) Scrum
19 14 (7.78%) Release Management
20 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared
20 13 (7.22%) TDD
20 13 (7.22%) C#
21 12 (6.67%) Jenkins
21 12 (6.67%) Banking
21 12 (6.67%) Subversion
21 12 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (1.67%) IIS
2 2 (1.11%) Confluence
2 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 12 (6.67%) Subversion
1 12 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.11%) Maven
3 10 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (3.89%) Hudson
6 6 (3.33%) JIRA
6 6 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.78%) Selenium
8 4 (2.22%) InstallShield
8 4 (2.22%) MSI
8 4 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.67%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.11%) JBehave
10 2 (1.11%) JMeter
10 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 45 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.78%) Marketing
5 4 (2.22%) Electronics
5 4 (2.22%) Front Office
5 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.67%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.00%) .NET
2 15 (8.33%) HTML
3 10 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 10 (5.56%) CSS
4 8 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
4 8 (4.44%) Ionic Framework
4 8 (4.44%) PhoneGap
5 5 (2.78%) LINQ
6 4 (2.22%) MSMQ
6 4 (2.22%) WinForms
7 3 (1.67%) REST
7 3 (1.67%) SOAP
7 3 (1.67%) XML
8 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.11%) COM
8 2 (1.11%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.11%) HTML5
8 2 (1.11%) Middleware
9 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.22%) CMDB
3 4 (2.22%) Derivative
3 4 (2.22%) NHS
4 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.11%) PMI
5 2 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Economics
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Licensing
6 1 (0.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.56%) Windows
2 5 (2.78%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.44%) Asset Management
3 33 (18.33%) ITIL
3 33 (18.33%) Project Management
4 31 (17.22%) Software Asset Management
5 29 (16.11%) Software Licensing
5 29 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (14.44%) Configuration Management
7 23 (12.78%) Software Delivery
8 22 (12.22%) PRINCE2
8 22 (12.22%) SDLC
9 17 (9.44%) Waterfall
10 14 (7.78%) Release Management
10 14 (7.78%) Scrum
11 13 (7.22%) TDD
12 10 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (5.56%) RUP
12 10 (5.56%) Six Sigma
12 10 (5.56%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.33%) Java
2 20 (11.11%) SQL
3 13 (7.22%) C#
4 7 (3.89%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.22%) C++
7 4 (2.22%) Python
7 4 (2.22%) Ruby
8 3 (1.67%) LINC
9 2 (1.11%) C
9 2 (1.11%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.89%) PMP
5 7 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.78%) Degree
6 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.67%) ISEB
8 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.11%) MCP
8 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) ISO19770
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.56%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) HP
3 10 (5.56%) IBM
4 9 (5.00%) Citrix
4 9 (5.00%) CollabNet
5 7 (3.89%) SAP
5 7 (3.89%) VMware
6 5 (2.78%) Perforce
7 3 (1.67%) Adobe
7 3 (1.67%) Unisys
8 2 (1.11%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.11%) CA
8 2 (1.11%) Sophos
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) Siemens
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