The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 522 554 518
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 95 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 41
Median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £458
% change year-on-year
- -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Software Manager in the job title.

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 24 May 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 46 £475 - 10
South East -4 18 £475 +11.76% 9
Yorkshire +8 7 £430 - 8
North West -4 6 £400 - 8
East Midlands +22 5 £300 -40.00% 3
South West -1 5 £431 -4.16% 3
West Midlands -1 4 £413 -25.00% 7
East of England +7 2 £469 +17.18% 3
North East - 2 £348 -
Software Manager
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Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Software Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (24.46%) Java
3 43 (23.37%) .NET
4 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
4 39 (21.20%) Finance
5 35 (19.02%) Software Delivery
6 33 (17.93%) SDLC
6 33 (17.93%) Project Management
7 30 (16.30%) Oracle
8 29 (15.76%) ITIL
9 26 (14.13%) Configuration Management
9 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (13.04%) Asset Management
11 23 (12.50%) SQL
12 22 (11.96%) Windows
13 21 (11.41%) Scrum
13 21 (11.41%) Software Asset Management
14 20 (10.87%) JIRA
15 19 (10.33%) DevOps
16 17 (9.24%) Software Licensing
16 17 (9.24%) Unix
16 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
17 16 (8.70%) TDD
17 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
17 16 (8.70%) Confluence
18 14 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (7.61%) Retail
18 14 (7.61%) Software Engineering
18 14 (7.61%) HTML
19 13 (7.07%) JavaScript

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.70%) Confluence
2 5 (2.72%) CMS
3 4 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.54%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) DNS
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.87%) JIRA
2 7 (3.80%) ClearCase
2 7 (3.80%) ClearQuest
3 6 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.72%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.17%) InstallShield
5 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.17%) MSI
5 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.17%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.09%) Hudson
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
6 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.54%) StarTeam
General
1 39 (21.20%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Retail
3 12 (6.52%) Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Front Office
4 5 (2.72%) Legal
4 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Military
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.37%) .NET
2 14 (7.61%) HTML
3 9 (4.89%) XML
4 8 (4.35%) J2EE
4 8 (4.35%) JSP
5 7 (3.80%) CSS
5 7 (3.80%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.17%) Ext JS
6 4 (2.17%) MSMQ
6 4 (2.17%) WCF
7 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.09%) COM
7 2 (1.09%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.09%) HTML5
7 2 (1.09%) REST
7 2 (1.09%) RESTful
7 2 (1.09%) SOAP
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) CMDB
2 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.17%) Derivative
3 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.17%) Video on Demand
3 4 (2.17%) Wiki
4 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.54%) Equities
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Physics
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.96%) Windows
2 17 (9.24%) Unix
3 7 (3.80%) Linux
4 5 (2.72%) AIX
5 2 (1.09%) CentOS
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (19.02%) Software Delivery
3 33 (17.93%) Project Management
3 33 (17.93%) SDLC
4 29 (15.76%) ITIL
5 26 (14.13%) Configuration Management
5 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 21 (11.41%) Scrum
7 21 (11.41%) Software Asset Management
8 19 (10.33%) DevOps
9 17 (9.24%) Software Licensing
10 16 (8.70%) TDD
10 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.61%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.52%) Change Management
12 12 (6.52%) Coaching
12 12 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.46%) Java
2 23 (12.50%) SQL
3 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.98%) C
4 11 (5.98%) C++
5 10 (5.43%) Python
6 9 (4.89%) Perl
7 8 (4.35%) C#
8 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.17%) Ruby
10 2 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.35%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.63%) PMP
6 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.54%) APMP
7 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) MCP
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) SLA
2 5 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) Kibana
2 2 (1.09%) logstash
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.30%) Oracle
3 9 (4.89%) Citrix
4 8 (4.35%) IBM
4 8 (4.35%) VMware
5 7 (3.80%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.26%) SAP
7 5 (2.72%) HP
8 4 (2.17%) Remedy
9 3 (1.63%) Adobe
9 3 (1.63%) Perforce
10 2 (1.09%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.09%) BMC
10 2 (1.09%) CA
10 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.09%) Sophos
11 1 (0.54%) Capita
11 1 (0.54%) CollabNet
11 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.54%) MKS
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