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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 555 530 551
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 53 89 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 55
Median daily rate £518 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £328 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
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
43881 48249 49102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.93% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28882 31225 31544
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1888 2056
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -12 20 £550 +15.78% 14
South East +17 10 £515 +14.44% 15
Yorkshire +11 6 £420 -1.17% 3
East Midlands -13 4 £438 +2.94% 2
West Midlands -23 4 £538 +48.27% 9
North East - 4 £475 -
South West +10 3 £450 +7.14% 5
North West 0 1 £500 +5.26% 4
East of England - 1 - - 2
Software Manager
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Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 77 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.46%) Project Management
3 35 (24.65%) Waterfall
3 35 (24.65%) SDLC
4 32 (22.54%) Finance
5 29 (20.42%) Java
6 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
6 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.20%) Software Engineering
8 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (14.08%) Scrum
10 19 (13.38%) .NET
10 19 (13.38%) Unix
11 18 (12.68%) Perl
11 18 (12.68%) Shell Script
11 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
12 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
12 17 (11.97%) Software Delivery
13 16 (11.27%) AIX
13 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.56%) Windows
14 15 (10.56%) C#
14 15 (10.56%) Service Management
14 15 (10.56%) JIRA
14 15 (10.56%) Data Centre
15 14 (9.86%) Translating Business Requirements
15 14 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 14 (9.86%) Law

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 9 (6.34%) Confluence
2 6 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) Mule
5 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
3 4 (2.82%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.52%) MySQL
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (10.56%) JIRA
2 12 (8.45%) ClearCase
3 9 (6.34%) Subversion
4 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.52%) ClearQuest
6 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Law
3 12 (8.45%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.52%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.52%) Publishing
6 4 (2.82%) Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Online Betting
8 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (1.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Military
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.38%) .NET
2 13 (9.15%) HTML
3 11 (7.75%) CSS
4 10 (7.04%) HTML5
5 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.23%) jQuery
6 5 (3.52%) Node.js
7 4 (2.82%) REST
7 4 (2.82%) RESTful
7 4 (2.82%) SOAP
7 4 (2.82%) Web Services
8 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.11%) CSS3
8 3 (2.11%) JSON
8 3 (2.11%) LAMP
8 3 (2.11%) React
8 3 (2.11%) Spring
8 3 (2.11%) Symfony
9 2 (1.41%) XML
10 1 (0.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.23%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Online Games
5 3 (2.11%) CMDB
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Life Science
6 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Economics
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.38%) Unix
2 16 (11.27%) AIX
3 15 (10.56%) Windows
4 6 (4.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Android
5 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.46%) Project Management
3 35 (24.65%) SDLC
3 35 (24.65%) Waterfall
4 24 (16.90%) Configuration Management
4 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.20%) Software Engineering
6 21 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (14.08%) Scrum
8 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
9 17 (11.97%) PRINCE2
9 17 (11.97%) Software Delivery
10 15 (10.56%) Service Management
11 14 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (9.86%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.04%) ITIL
13 10 (7.04%) Open Source
13 10 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.42%) Java
2 18 (12.68%) Perl
2 18 (12.68%) Shell Script
3 15 (10.56%) C#
4 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.23%) SQL
5 5 (3.52%) PHP
6 4 (2.82%) C++
7 3 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (1.41%) Ruby
8 2 (1.41%) Scala
9 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.52%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.82%) PMP
4 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.11%) QA
4 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 8 (5.63%) IBM
4 2 (1.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.70%) Facebook
5 1 (0.70%) HP
5 1 (0.70%) hybris
5 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.70%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) Talend
5 1 (0.70%) WSO2
5 1 (0.70%) Zend
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