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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 524 530 504
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 97 69 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 65
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £436
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +6 39 £450 -5.26% 12
South East -11 22 £475 +5.55% 8
North West 0 11 £408 - 9
South West +3 10 £425 -8.10% 6
East Midlands +10 5 £300 -40.00% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £425 -19.04% 4
Yorkshire -6 3 £470 +21.29% 9
North East -29 2 £348 +6.92% 1
East of England +6 1 £588 +46.87% 1
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 67 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.68%) Finance
3 44 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 42 (22.11%) Java
5 40 (21.05%) .NET
6 37 (19.47%) ITIL
7 32 (16.84%) Software Delivery
8 31 (16.32%) Project Management
9 30 (15.79%) Oracle
9 30 (15.79%) SDLC
10 28 (14.74%) Asset Management
11 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (13.16%) Software Asset Management
13 24 (12.63%) Configuration Management
14 22 (11.58%) SQL
15 21 (11.05%) Scrum
15 21 (11.05%) Software Licensing
16 20 (10.53%) Waterfall
17 19 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 18 (9.47%) Release Management
19 17 (8.95%) TDD
20 16 (8.42%) Windows
20 16 (8.42%) DevOps
21 15 (7.89%) Service Management
21 15 (7.89%) JIRA
22 14 (7.37%) Security Cleared
22 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
22 14 (7.37%) Git (software)
23 13 (6.84%) Jenkins
23 13 (6.84%) HP

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (5.79%) Confluence
2 5 (2.63%) CMS
2 5 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.05%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.89%) JIRA
2 14 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 13 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.32%) Subversion
5 10 (5.26%) Maven
6 9 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.11%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.11%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.11%) Hudson
9 4 (2.11%) InstallShield
9 4 (2.11%) MSI
9 4 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.58%) Selenium
10 3 (1.58%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.53%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (23.68%) Finance
2 12 (6.32%) Banking
3 11 (5.79%) Retail
4 6 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.63%) Front Office
6 4 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.58%) Electronics
7 3 (1.58%) Marketing
8 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.05%) .NET
2 10 (5.26%) HTML
3 7 (3.68%) CSS
4 6 (3.16%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.63%) XML
6 4 (2.11%) Ext JS
6 4 (2.11%) J2EE
6 4 (2.11%) JSP
6 4 (2.11%) LINQ
6 4 (2.11%) MSMQ
6 4 (2.11%) WCF
6 4 (2.11%) WinForms
7 3 (1.58%) REST
7 3 (1.58%) SOAP
8 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.05%) COM
8 2 (1.05%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.05%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.05%) HTML5
8 2 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.26%) CMDB
2 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.11%) Derivative
3 4 (2.11%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.11%) NHS
3 4 (2.11%) Video on Demand
3 4 (2.11%) Wiki
4 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.58%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) PMI
5 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Physics
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
6 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.42%) Windows
2 9 (4.74%) Unix
3 7 (3.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.05%) AIX
4 2 (1.05%) CentOS
4 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.47%) ITIL
3 32 (16.84%) Software Delivery
4 31 (16.32%) Project Management
5 30 (15.79%) SDLC
6 28 (14.74%) Asset Management
7 26 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (13.16%) Software Asset Management
9 24 (12.63%) Configuration Management
10 21 (11.05%) Scrum
10 21 (11.05%) Software Licensing
11 20 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 18 (9.47%) Release Management
13 17 (8.95%) TDD
14 16 (8.42%) DevOps
15 15 (7.89%) Service Management
16 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering
17 12 (6.32%) Change Management
17 12 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (5.79%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.11%) Java
2 22 (11.58%) SQL
3 13 (6.84%) C#
4 9 (4.74%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.74%) Python
5 6 (3.16%) C
5 6 (3.16%) C++
5 6 (3.16%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.63%) Ruby
7 4 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.58%) Perl
8 3 (1.58%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 9 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.68%) Degree
5 5 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.11%) PMP
7 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.05%) ISEB
8 2 (1.05%) MCP
9 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO19770
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Kibana
1 2 (1.05%) logstash
1 2 (1.05%) Puppet
1 2 (1.05%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (23.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.79%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) HP
4 9 (4.74%) Citrix
4 9 (4.74%) CollabNet
4 9 (4.74%) IBM
5 8 (4.21%) VMware
6 7 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.68%) SAP
7 4 (2.11%) Remedy
8 3 (1.58%) Adobe
8 3 (1.58%) Perforce
9 2 (1.05%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.05%) BMC
9 2 (1.05%) CA
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.05%) Sophos
10 1 (0.53%) Capita
10 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.53%) MKS
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