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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 531 553 524
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 102 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 54
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £444 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -
Software Manager
UK

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
47944 50257 47513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.85% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31596 32555 29259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 1901 1913
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.28 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Yorkshire +16 20 £430 +7.37% 8
South East +8 16 £425 -5.55% 9
London -11 16 £525 +40.00% 15
East Midlands +7 14 £400 -17.89% 2
South West +15 12 £475 +8.57% 11
North West +24 10 £650 +68.83% 5
West Midlands -28 8 £388 - 2
North East - 3 £600 -
East of England +10 2 £550 +29.41% 6
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 91 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.43%) SDLC
3 49 (24.87%) Finance
4 48 (24.37%) Java
5 40 (20.30%) Configuration Management
5 40 (20.30%) Project Management
5 40 (20.30%) .NET
6 39 (19.80%) Unix
7 37 (18.78%) Windows
8 33 (16.75%) Waterfall
9 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
10 30 (15.23%) Perl
11 29 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (14.21%) Shell Script
13 27 (13.71%) Service Management
14 26 (13.20%) Scrum
14 26 (13.20%) Software Delivery
15 25 (12.69%) Translating Business Requirements
15 25 (12.69%) Capacity Planning
15 25 (12.69%) AIX
15 25 (12.69%) JIRA
16 24 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (11.68%) Retail
18 22 (11.17%) Oracle
19 21 (10.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 20 (10.15%) PRINCE2
20 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
20 20 (10.15%) DevOps
21 19 (9.64%) Confluence
22 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce

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 19 (9.64%) Confluence
2 6 (3.05%) CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Apache
3 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.02%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.05%) MS Office
3 4 (2.03%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) SMS
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.61%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.54%) MySQL
2 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Big Data
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (12.69%) JIRA
2 17 (8.63%) ClearCase
3 14 (7.11%) ClearQuest
4 10 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.55%) Subversion
6 5 (2.54%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.51%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (24.87%) Finance
2 23 (11.68%) Retail
3 17 (8.63%) Law
4 10 (5.08%) Banking
5 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.54%) Legal
7 4 (2.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.03%) Publishing
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) Electronics
8 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.30%) .NET
2 11 (5.58%) HTML
3 10 (5.08%) XML
4 8 (4.06%) J2EE
4 8 (4.06%) JSP
5 7 (3.55%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.05%) CSS
6 6 (3.05%) Node.js
7 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.52%) LAMP
7 3 (1.52%) Web Services
8 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.02%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.02%) Ext JS
8 2 (1.02%) RESTful
8 2 (1.02%) Symfony
8 2 (1.02%) WCF
9 1 (0.51%) Behat
9 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.51%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.57%) CMDB
2 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.54%) Video on Demand
4 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.03%) Wiki
5 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.52%) PMI
6 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.02%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) Equities
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.80%) Unix
2 37 (18.78%) Windows
3 25 (12.69%) AIX
4 11 (5.58%) Linux
5 2 (1.02%) CentOS
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.43%) SDLC
3 40 (20.30%) Configuration Management
3 40 (20.30%) Project Management
4 33 (16.75%) Waterfall
5 29 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (13.71%) Service Management
7 26 (13.20%) Scrum
7 26 (13.20%) Software Delivery
8 25 (12.69%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (12.69%) Translating Business Requirements
9 24 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (10.15%) DevOps
10 20 (10.15%) PRINCE2
11 18 (9.14%) E-Commerce
11 18 (9.14%) ITIL
12 16 (8.12%) TDD
13 15 (7.61%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.60%) Change Management
14 13 (6.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.37%) Java
2 30 (15.23%) Perl
3 28 (14.21%) Shell Script
4 16 (8.12%) SQL
5 11 (5.58%) C++
5 11 (5.58%) Python
6 10 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.57%) C
8 7 (3.55%) C#
8 7 (3.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
2 6 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.05%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.03%) PMP
5 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
6 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) APMP
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.05%) QA
3 5 (2.54%) SLA
4 3 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.05%) SCCM
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Kibana
3 2 (1.02%) logstash
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.17%) Oracle
3 10 (5.08%) IBM
4 6 (3.05%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.54%) SAP
6 4 (2.03%) HP
7 3 (1.52%) Remedy
8 2 (1.02%) hybris
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.51%) BMC
9 1 (0.51%) Capita
9 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.51%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.51%) MKS
9 1 (0.51%) Perforce
9 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.51%) VMware
9 1 (0.51%) Zend
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