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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 513 488 474
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 74 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 28 £400 -5.88% 9
South East -28 22 £450 - 16
South West 0 7 £438 +20.68% 8
Yorkshire -28 5 £400 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -8 4 £500 -11.11% 6
East of England -6 3 £350 -17.64% 7
West Midlands - 3 £388 - 6
North West -27 2 £385 +0.65% 4
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 52 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Project Management
3 28 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 27 (19.29%) Finance
5 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
6 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 22 (15.71%) ITIL
8 20 (14.29%) Scrum
9 19 (13.57%) SDLC
10 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 15 (10.71%) Oracle
11 15 (10.71%) Retail
12 14 (10.00%) .NET
13 13 (9.29%) Asset Management
14 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
14 12 (8.57%) Java
15 10 (7.14%) C#
15 10 (7.14%) Service Delivery
15 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
15 10 (7.14%) Release Management
15 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
16 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
16 9 (6.43%) Programme Management
16 9 (6.43%) TDD
16 9 (6.43%) HTML
16 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
16 9 (6.43%) SAP

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (1.43%) IIS
1 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.43%) CMS
1 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Project
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.71%) Subversion
2 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.14%) JIRA
5 2 (1.43%) Selenium
5 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.43%) JMeter
5 2 (1.43%) JBehave
5 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.43%) Maven
5 2 (1.43%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.71%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Retail
3 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) German Language
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 2 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (6.43%) HTML
3 7 (5.00%) CSS
4 6 (4.29%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.29%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (3.57%) PhoneGap
5 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.14%) WPF
7 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (1.43%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.43%) Web Services
7 2 (1.43%) XML
7 2 (1.43%) Middleware
7 2 (1.43%) WCF
8 1 (0.71%) J2EE
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.71%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.71%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.71%) CMDB
4 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) PMI
5 6 (4.29%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) DTV
7 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Equities
8 1 (0.71%) EPoS
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Project Management
3 28 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 26 (18.57%) PRINCE2
5 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (15.71%) ITIL
7 20 (14.29%) Scrum
8 19 (13.57%) SDLC
9 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.29%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.14%) Release Management
12 9 (6.43%) Programme Management
12 9 (6.43%) TDD
12 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.71%) Software Asset Management
13 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.00%) Software Licensing
14 7 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) Java
2 10 (7.14%) C#
3 6 (4.29%) SQL
4 4 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.14%) C++
6 2 (1.43%) Python
6 2 (1.43%) LINC
7 1 (0.71%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.43%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.71%) Degree
4 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) ISEB
5 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.14%) PMP
6 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.71%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) SAP
4 7 (5.00%) Remedy
4 7 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (2.86%) Symantec
5 4 (2.86%) Citrix
6 3 (2.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.43%) Unisys
8 1 (0.71%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.71%) Reuters
8 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
8 1 (0.71%) Misys
8 1 (0.71%) SunGard
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