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 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 510 477 472
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 70 99 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 74 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £606 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.75%
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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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
South East -47 19 £450 +2.85% 17
London +4 18 £450 -8.44% 11
Yorkshire -18 11 £428 +8.91% 4
South West +12 9 £463 +6.56% 1
East of England +16 4 £400 +33.33% 1
North East - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +1 2 £500 +19.04% 5
West Midlands -16 2 £525 +16.66% 5
North West -18 2 - - 4
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Project Management
3 34 (23.45%) Oracle
4 33 (22.76%) Finance
5 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
6 29 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (16.55%) Asset Management
7 24 (16.55%) Software Licensing
7 24 (16.55%) Software Delivery
8 23 (15.86%) ITIL
9 22 (15.17%) Scrum
10 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
11 19 (13.10%) IBM
11 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
11 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
11 19 (13.10%) Software Asset Management
12 18 (12.41%) Java
13 17 (11.72%) .NET
14 15 (10.34%) Banking
14 15 (10.34%) Retail
14 15 (10.34%) Release Management
15 13 (8.97%) Waterfall
15 13 (8.97%) Service Delivery
15 13 (8.97%) C#
16 11 (7.59%) Matrix Management
16 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
17 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
17 10 (6.90%) Subversion
17 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (6.90%) People Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.07%) IIS
1 3 (2.07%) CMS
1 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.38%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) Liferay
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Subversion
1 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.07%) Hudson
5 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.38%) Ant
6 2 (1.38%) WiX
6 2 (1.38%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.38%) Maven
6 2 (1.38%) JIRA
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.38%) MSI
6 2 (1.38%) NUnit
7 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.69%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (22.76%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
2 15 (10.34%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Legal
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) French Language
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Automotive
6 2 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.38%) Electronics
6 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.38%) Billing
6 2 (1.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.72%) .NET
2 4 (2.76%) Web Services
3 3 (2.07%) XML
3 3 (2.07%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.07%) WPF
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 2 (1.38%) jQuery
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.38%) J2EE
4 2 (1.38%) CSS
4 2 (1.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.38%) Middleware
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.69%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.69%) CSS3
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.69%) XSD
5 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.07%) PMI
2 3 (2.07%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.07%) CMDB
2 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.38%) Statistics
3 2 (1.38%) NHS
3 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.69%) Economics
4 1 (0.69%) Derivative
4 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.69%) Physics
4 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) UNIX
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.90%) Project Management
3 29 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.55%) Asset Management
4 24 (16.55%) Software Licensing
4 24 (16.55%) Software Delivery
5 23 (15.86%) ITIL
6 22 (15.17%) Scrum
7 21 (14.48%) PRINCE2
8 19 (13.10%) Configuration Management
8 19 (13.10%) Software Asset Management
9 15 (10.34%) Release Management
10 13 (8.97%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.97%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.59%) Matrix Management
12 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.90%) People Management
13 9 (6.21%) Coaching
14 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.41%) Java
2 13 (8.97%) C#
3 6 (4.14%) SQL
4 2 (1.38%) Python
4 2 (1.38%) C
4 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
5 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Degree
2 6 (4.14%) ISEB
2 6 (4.14%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) PMP
4 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) MCP
5 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) APMP
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Oracle
2 32 (22.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.10%) IBM
4 8 (5.52%) SAP
5 7 (4.83%) Symantec
5 7 (4.83%) VMware
6 5 (3.45%) HP
7 4 (2.76%) Citrix
7 4 (2.76%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.07%) Adobe
9 2 (1.38%) BMC
9 2 (1.38%) Perforce
9 2 (1.38%) Altiris
10 1 (0.69%) Serena
10 1 (0.69%) Remedy
10 1 (0.69%) McAfee
10 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.69%) Tableau
10 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
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