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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 542 541 545
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 75 96 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 43
Median daily rate £469 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -
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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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 19 £525 +31.25% 11
Yorkshire +17 10 £425 +13.33% 12
East Midlands -9 9 £400 +10.19% 1
South West +16 8 £450 +2.91% 8
South East -7 8 £438 -2.77% 7
West Midlands -15 7 £388 +3.33% 2
North East - 6 £475 -
North West +5 5 £500 -24.24% 8
East of England +14 3 £550 +10.00% 4
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Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) SDLC
3 45 (25.28%) Finance
4 40 (22.47%) Configuration Management
5 38 (21.35%) Project Management
5 38 (21.35%) Java
6 37 (20.79%) Unix
7 35 (19.66%) Waterfall
8 34 (19.10%) Windows
8 34 (19.10%) .NET
9 33 (18.54%) Perl
9 33 (18.54%) Microsoft
10 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
11 29 (16.29%) Service Management
12 28 (15.73%) AIX
13 27 (15.17%) Capacity Planning
13 27 (15.17%) Translating Business Requirements
14 26 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (12.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 22 (12.36%) Data Centre
17 20 (11.24%) Scrum
17 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2
17 20 (11.24%) Retail
18 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
18 19 (10.67%) MS Excel
18 19 (10.67%) Law
19 18 (10.11%) JIRA
20 17 (9.55%) Oracle
20 17 (9.55%) Software Delivery

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 13 (7.30%) Confluence
2 6 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 4 (2.25%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.49%) MS Office
3 5 (2.81%) MS Project
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) DNS
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
1 1 (0.56%) Network Security
1 1 (0.56%) SMS
1 1 (0.56%) SSL
1 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.25%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) DB2
5 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) JIRA
2 16 (8.99%) ClearCase
3 11 (6.18%) ClearQuest
3 11 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.06%) Subversion
5 5 (2.81%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (25.28%) Finance
2 20 (11.24%) Retail
3 19 (10.67%) Law
4 10 (5.62%) Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.25%) Legal
7 4 (2.25%) Marketing
7 4 (2.25%) Publishing
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) .NET
2 13 (7.30%) HTML
3 8 (4.49%) CSS
4 7 (3.93%) XML
5 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.37%) HTML5
5 6 (3.37%) jQuery
5 6 (3.37%) Node.js
6 5 (2.81%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.81%) SOAP
7 4 (2.25%) J2EE
7 4 (2.25%) JSP
7 4 (2.25%) REST
8 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.69%) LAMP
8 3 (1.69%) Symfony
8 3 (1.69%) Web Services
9 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.12%) RESTful
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.81%) CMDB
3 5 (2.81%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.69%) PMI
4 3 (1.69%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.12%) Life Science
5 2 (1.12%) Wiki
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) EPoS
6 1 (0.56%) Equities
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Unix
2 34 (19.10%) Windows
3 28 (15.73%) AIX
4 9 (5.06%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (30.34%) SDLC
3 40 (22.47%) Configuration Management
4 38 (21.35%) Project Management
5 35 (19.66%) Waterfall
6 29 (16.29%) Service Management
7 27 (15.17%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (15.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 26 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (11.24%) PRINCE2
9 20 (11.24%) Scrum
10 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.55%) Software Delivery
12 16 (8.99%) DevOps
12 16 (8.99%) ITIL
13 15 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.74%) Open Source
15 10 (5.62%) Asset Management
15 10 (5.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.35%) Java
2 33 (18.54%) Perl
3 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
4 14 (7.87%) C#
5 12 (6.74%) SQL
6 10 (5.62%) Python
7 7 (3.93%) C++
7 7 (3.93%) PHP
8 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.81%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (5.06%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.25%) PMP
4 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) ISEB
6 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) APMP
7 1 (0.56%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.81%) SLA
3 4 (2.25%) QA
4 3 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) IBM
4 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.69%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
6 1 (0.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.56%) MKS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.56%) Zend