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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 505 494 503
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 84 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 33
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£434 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 - £36.00
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 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 28 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 +12 31 £400 -5.88% 7
South East -19 22 £450 - 11
South West -5 8 £438 +20.68% 10
East Midlands -6 7 £438 -32.61% 5
North West -28 6 £543 +41.83% 11
East of England +5 4 £425 - 8
Yorkshire -33 4 £400 -3.03% 6
West Midlands - 2 £388 - 10
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.58%) Project Management
3 29 (20.42%) PRINCE2
4 27 (19.01%) Finance
4 27 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.31%) Software Delivery
6 25 (17.61%) SDLC
7 22 (15.49%) Scrum
8 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.38%) Waterfall
10 17 (11.97%) .NET
11 16 (11.27%) Java
11 16 (11.27%) ITIL
12 15 (10.56%) HTML
12 15 (10.56%) Configuration Management
12 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
13 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
14 12 (8.45%) TDD
14 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
14 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
14 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
15 11 (7.75%) Retail
15 11 (7.75%) SQL
15 11 (7.75%) CSS
16 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
16 10 (7.04%) Degree
16 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
16 10 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (7.04%) Software Asset Management

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (3.52%) IIS
1 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Project
2 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) QlikView
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.93%) Subversion
4 6 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.52%) JIRA
6 4 (2.82%) Selenium
6 4 (2.82%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.82%) JMeter
6 4 (2.82%) JBehave
6 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) Ant
7 2 (1.41%) Maven
8 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (19.01%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
4 4 (2.82%) Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Publishing
6 2 (1.41%) Games
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) .NET
2 15 (10.56%) HTML
3 11 (7.75%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.04%) Ionic Framework
5 9 (6.34%) PhoneGap
5 9 (6.34%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (3.52%) Middleware
6 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.82%) XML
8 3 (2.11%) WPF
9 2 (1.41%) WCF
9 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 2 (1.41%) Web Services
9 2 (1.41%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.70%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (0.70%) CSS3
10 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.70%) Java EE
10 1 (0.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.63%) CMDB
3 8 (5.63%) PMI
4 7 (4.93%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.41%) NHS
8 2 (1.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.70%) EPoS
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Equities
9 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.52%) UNIX
3 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.58%) Project Management
3 29 (20.42%) PRINCE2
4 27 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (18.31%) Software Delivery
6 25 (17.61%) SDLC
7 22 (15.49%) Scrum
8 19 (13.38%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.27%) ITIL
10 15 (10.56%) Configuration Management
11 14 (9.86%) Asset Management
12 12 (8.45%) TDD
13 10 (7.04%) Software Asset Management
14 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.34%) Release Management
15 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 7 (4.93%) Coaching
16 7 (4.93%) Business Transformation
16 7 (4.93%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.27%) Java
2 11 (7.75%) SQL
3 8 (5.63%) C#
4 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.23%) LINC
5 5 (3.52%) C++
6 4 (2.82%) Python
7 2 (1.41%) C
8 1 (0.70%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) PMI Certification
2 10 (7.04%) Degree
3 7 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) ISEB
4 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.11%) PMP
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) APMP
6 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle
2 8 (5.63%) SAP
3 7 (4.93%) Remedy
3 7 (4.93%) IBM
4 6 (4.23%) Unisys
5 2 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.70%) Misys
6 1 (0.70%) SunGard
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Reuters
6 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.70%) Cognos
6 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.70%) VMware
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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