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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 486 456 428
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 70 90 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 46
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£403 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £363 £398
% change year-on-year
+12.41% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -4 19 £420 -13.84% 18
South East -38 15 £431 +32.69% 22
Yorkshire -11 12 £403 +7.33% 7
South West - 8 £350 - 7
East of England +1 6 £365 +14.06% 5
West Midlands -4 4 £488 +62.50% 2
North East - 3 £325 - 2
North West -21 2 £850 +126.66% 7
East Midlands -2 1 - - 3
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.85%) Finance
3 36 (24.16%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.82%) Oracle
4 34 (22.82%) Project Management
5 29 (19.46%) Software Licensing
6 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
7 26 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
9 22 (14.77%) ITIL
9 22 (14.77%) Software Asset Management
10 21 (14.09%) PRINCE2
11 20 (13.42%) .NET
11 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
12 19 (12.75%) IBM
13 17 (11.41%) Banking
13 17 (11.41%) Java
14 16 (10.74%) Scrum
15 14 (9.40%) Retail
16 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
16 13 (8.72%) Release Management
17 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
18 11 (7.38%) C#
19 10 (6.71%) Supplier Management
19 10 (6.71%) UNIX
20 9 (6.04%) SQL
20 9 (6.04%) Matrix Management
21 8 (5.37%) People Management
21 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
21 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (2.01%) IIS
1 3 (2.01%) Apache
1 3 (2.01%) CMS
1 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.01%) Drupal
2 2 (1.34%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
3 1 (0.67%) Liferay
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (15.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.67%) SAN
1 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.70%) Subversion
3 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.68%) Hudson
4 4 (2.68%) JIRA
4 4 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.34%) MSI
6 2 (1.34%) NUnit
6 2 (1.34%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.34%) WiX
6 2 (1.34%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.67%) Ant
7 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 40 (26.85%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Banking
3 14 (9.40%) Retail
4 7 (4.70%) Legal
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.01%) Automotive
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) French Language
7 2 (1.34%) German Language
7 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Law
7 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.34%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 4 (2.68%) Web Services
3 3 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.01%) Middleware
3 3 (2.01%) LAMP
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.34%) WCF
4 2 (1.34%) J2EE
4 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.67%) CSS
5 1 (0.67%) XSD
5 1 (0.67%) XSLT
5 1 (0.67%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.67%) WPF
5 1 (0.67%) LINQ
5 1 (0.67%) jQuery
5 1 (0.67%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.67%) HTML5
5 1 (0.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) PMI
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.34%) Statistics
4 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.67%) Kindle
5 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.67%) Physics
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) UNIX
2 6 (4.03%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.67%) VMS
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.82%) Project Management
3 29 (19.46%) Software Licensing
4 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
5 26 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (14.77%) ITIL
6 22 (14.77%) Software Asset Management
7 21 (14.09%) PRINCE2
8 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
9 16 (10.74%) Scrum
10 13 (8.72%) Release Management
10 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.71%) Supplier Management
12 9 (6.04%) Matrix Management
13 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.37%) OO
13 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.37%) People Management
14 7 (4.70%) Change Management
14 7 (4.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) Java
2 11 (7.38%) C#
3 9 (6.04%) SQL
4 3 (2.01%) PHP
5 2 (1.34%) Python
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) ISEB
2 7 (4.70%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.68%) PMP
4 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.01%) MCP
5 3 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) VCP4
7 1 (0.67%) APMP
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) SLA
1 2 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.82%) Oracle
3 19 (12.75%) IBM
4 8 (5.37%) Symantec
4 8 (5.37%) VMware
5 7 (4.70%) SAP
6 6 (4.03%) Citrix
7 5 (3.36%) HP
7 5 (3.36%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.01%) Perforce
8 3 (2.01%) Altiris
8 3 (2.01%) BMC
9 2 (1.34%) Adobe
9 2 (1.34%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.67%) Tableau
10 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.67%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.67%) Serena
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