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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 506 468 444
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 66 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 40
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£442 £420 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1792 1874 2060
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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 16 £428 -10.75% 14
South East -56 15 £450 +12.50% 9
South West - 10 £450 - 10
Yorkshire -15 9 £428 +14.00% 7
East of England -1 4 £400 +10.34% 7
West Midlands -6 3 £488 +8.33% 3
North West -15 3 £850 +68.31% 4
North East - 3 £325 - 2
East Midlands -10 2 £500 +19.04% 2
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.17%) Finance
3 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
4 34 (22.82%) Oracle
4 34 (22.82%) Project Management
5 29 (19.46%) Software Licensing
6 27 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
7 23 (15.44%) ITIL
8 22 (14.77%) Software Asset Management
9 21 (14.09%) MS Excel
10 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
10 20 (13.42%) .NET
10 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
11 19 (12.75%) IBM
12 18 (12.08%) Java
13 17 (11.41%) Banking
13 17 (11.41%) Scrum
14 16 (10.74%) Retail
15 15 (10.07%) Release Management
16 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.38%) C#
17 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
17 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
17 11 (7.38%) Matrix Management
18 10 (6.71%) People Management
19 9 (6.04%) UNIX
19 9 (6.04%) Subversion
20 8 (5.37%) Data Management
20 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.01%) IIS
1 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.34%) SAS
2 2 (1.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) JBoss
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) Liferay
3 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.67%) SAN
1 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Subversion
2 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.01%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.01%) Hudson
5 3 (2.01%) JIRA
6 2 (1.34%) Maven
6 2 (1.34%) NUnit
6 2 (1.34%) Selenium
6 2 (1.34%) WiX
6 2 (1.34%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.34%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.34%) Ant
6 2 (1.34%) MSI
7 1 (0.67%) ChangeMan
7 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Banking
3 16 (10.74%) Retail
4 7 (4.70%) Legal
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.01%) Automotive
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (2.01%) French Language
7 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) German Language
7 2 (1.34%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.34%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 3 (2.01%) XML
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.34%) jQuery
3 2 (1.34%) WCF
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.34%) CSS
3 2 (1.34%) Web Services
3 2 (1.34%) J2EE
3 2 (1.34%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) LAMP
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) XSD
4 1 (0.67%) XSLT
4 1 (0.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.67%) HTML5
4 1 (0.67%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.68%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.34%) CMDB
3 2 (1.34%) Statistics
3 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.34%) PMI
3 2 (1.34%) NHS
3 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.67%) Clustering
4 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.67%) iSeries
4 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.67%) Physics
4 1 (0.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.04%) UNIX
2 6 (4.03%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.82%) Project Management
3 29 (19.46%) Software Licensing
4 27 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (18.12%) Asset Management
5 23 (15.44%) ITIL
6 22 (14.77%) Software Asset Management
7 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
7 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
8 17 (11.41%) Scrum
9 15 (10.07%) Release Management
10 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.38%) Matrix Management
11 10 (6.71%) People Management
12 8 (5.37%) Data Management
12 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.37%) Supplier Management
12 8 (5.37%) OO
13 7 (4.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.08%) Java
2 11 (7.38%) C#
3 8 (5.37%) SQL
4 2 (1.34%) Python
4 2 (1.34%) C
4 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.34%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) ISEB
2 6 (4.03%) Degree
3 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.01%) MCP
5 3 (2.01%) PMP
5 3 (2.01%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) APMP
7 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
1 2 (1.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.82%) Oracle
3 19 (12.75%) IBM
4 8 (5.37%) VMware
4 8 (5.37%) Symantec
5 7 (4.70%) SAP
6 6 (4.03%) Citrix
7 5 (3.36%) HP
7 5 (3.36%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.01%) BMC
8 3 (2.01%) Altiris
9 2 (1.34%) Perforce
9 2 (1.34%) CollabNet
9 2 (1.34%) Adobe
10 1 (0.67%) Serena
10 1 (0.67%) McAfee
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.67%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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