The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 464 460 495
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 102 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 40 40
Average daily rate £438 £414 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Manager
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 47 £438 +7.36% 12
London -34 20 £483 +1.68% 13
Yorkshire -10 12 £393 +45.37% 7
East of England -42 8 £331 -17.18% 9
East Midlands -6 7 £420 +8.38% 3
North West -19 4 £428 - 5
West Midlands -4 3 £450 - 1
South West -17 1 £434 +12.00% 1
North East - - - - 3
Software Manager
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 46 (27.06%) Project Management
2 37 (21.76%) Asset Management
3 36 (21.18%) Finance
3 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (20.59%) .NET
5 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (18.82%) PRINCE2
7 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
8 27 (15.88%) ITIL
9 22 (12.94%) Java
9 22 (12.94%) Scrum
10 19 (11.18%) Oracle
11 18 (10.59%) MS Excel
12 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
13 15 (8.82%) Banking
14 13 (7.65%) IBM
14 13 (7.65%) PHP
14 13 (7.65%) Service Management
15 12 (7.06%) Windows
16 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.47%) SC Cleared
16 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
17 10 (5.88%) Retail
17 10 (5.88%) Data Management
17 10 (5.88%) JIRA
17 10 (5.88%) SQL
17 10 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
17 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (5.29%) DSL
18 9 (5.29%) C#

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (0.59%) WordPress
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (0.59%) Drupal
1 1 (0.59%) SAS
1 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.59%) IIS
1 1 (0.59%) FileNet
1 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.35%) MS Project
2 4 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) DSL
2 3 (1.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) MySQL
3 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.59%) DB2
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) JIRA
2 6 (3.53%) Maven
3 5 (2.94%) Subversion
3 5 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.35%) Selenium
5 3 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.76%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.76%) JUnit
5 3 (1.76%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 2 (1.18%) Ant
6 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.18%) NUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.59%) Hudson
7 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (21.18%) Finance
2 15 (8.82%) Banking
3 10 (5.88%) Retail
4 8 (4.71%) Spanish Language
5 7 (4.12%) Legal
5 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.53%) German Language
7 5 (2.94%) Back Office
8 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.76%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (1.18%) Games
10 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Local Government
11 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.59%) .NET
2 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.35%) Middleware
5 3 (1.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (1.76%) Flash
5 3 (1.76%) Web Services
6 2 (1.18%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (1.18%) Servlets
6 2 (1.18%) Ninject
6 2 (1.18%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.59%) CGI
7 1 (0.59%) J2EE
7 1 (0.59%) HTML
7 1 (0.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.29%) Statistics
3 8 (4.71%) CMDB
4 3 (1.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.76%) STB
4 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) DTV
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.18%) PMI
5 2 (1.18%) Open Source
5 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Informatics
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.06%) Windows
2 3 (1.76%) UNIX
2 3 (1.76%) Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Solaris
3 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.59%) AIX
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.06%) Project Management
2 37 (21.76%) Asset Management
3 36 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (18.82%) PRINCE2
6 27 (15.88%) ITIL
7 22 (12.94%) Scrum
8 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.65%) Service Management
10 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.88%) Data Management
11 10 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (4.71%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.53%) MVC
13 6 (3.53%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.53%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.53%) Time Management
14 5 (2.94%) Business Analysis
14 5 (2.94%) Service Delivery
15 4 (2.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) Java
2 13 (7.65%) PHP
3 10 (5.88%) SQL
4 9 (5.29%) C#
5 4 (2.35%) C
6 2 (1.18%) Perl
6 2 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) Scala
7 1 (0.59%) Groovy
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.59%) VB
7 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.76%) MCP
4 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.18%) Oracle
3 13 (7.65%) IBM
4 7 (4.12%) SAP
5 3 (1.76%) Serena
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
6 2 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Capita
7 1 (0.59%) Planview
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Telelogic
7 1 (0.59%) BMC
7 1 (0.59%) Mercator
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) McAfee
7 1 (0.59%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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