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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 496 488 498
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 87 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 50
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +38 40 £425 +41.66% 11
South East +5 22 £450 +38.46% 12
Yorkshire +6 9 £394 +39.38% 3
East Midlands +6 6 £650 - 5
North West -6 3 £383 -7.27% 12
South West -40 3 £363 +7.40% 3
East of England -30 2 £425 +3.34% 9
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (24.50%) Asset Management
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.56%) PRINCE2
5 24 (15.89%) Oracle
6 23 (15.23%) Scrum
7 21 (13.91%) .NET
8 19 (12.58%) ITIL
8 19 (12.58%) MS Excel
8 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.26%) Waterfall
9 17 (11.26%) Legal
10 15 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.27%) CMDB
12 13 (8.61%) Java
13 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.95%) Banking
14 11 (7.28%) Windows
14 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (6.62%) MVC
16 9 (5.96%) Telecoms
16 9 (5.96%) Change Management
16 9 (5.96%) MS Office
16 9 (5.96%) Release Management
17 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
17 8 (5.30%) Subversion
17 8 (5.30%) SAP
17 8 (5.30%) UNIX
17 8 (5.30%) SQL

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (4.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.99%) CICS
2 3 (1.99%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) FileNet
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Documentum
4 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.66%) WordPress
4 1 (0.66%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.96%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) Maximo
3 1 (0.66%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) DSL
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.97%) Couchbase
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.65%) DB2
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Subversion
2 7 (4.64%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (4.64%) Hudson
2 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.65%) Selenium
4 4 (2.65%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.99%) JUnit
5 3 (1.99%) Maven
5 3 (1.99%) JIRA
5 3 (1.99%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) NUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 17 (11.26%) Legal
3 12 (7.95%) Banking
4 9 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.97%) Retail
5 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.65%) Advertising
7 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Electronics
7 3 (1.99%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Law
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.91%) .NET
2 7 (4.64%) Middleware
2 7 (4.64%) Web Services
3 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.99%) WCF
5 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (1.32%) Ninject
6 2 (1.32%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (1.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) XML
7 1 (0.66%) Grails
7 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) CMDB
2 4 (2.65%) PMI
3 3 (1.99%) DTV
3 3 (1.99%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.32%) Open Source
4 2 (1.32%) Kindle
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Economics
5 1 (0.66%) Blog
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Statistics
5 1 (0.66%) FMCG
5 1 (0.66%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.28%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) UNIX
3 3 (1.99%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.50%) Asset Management
2 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 25 (16.56%) PRINCE2
4 23 (15.23%) Scrum
5 19 (12.58%) ITIL
5 19 (12.58%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.26%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.62%) MVC
11 9 (5.96%) Change Management
11 9 (5.96%) Release Management
12 8 (5.30%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.97%) BPEL
13 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
14 5 (3.31%) Migration
14 5 (3.31%) CRM
14 5 (3.31%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.61%) Java
2 8 (5.30%) SQL
3 5 (3.31%) C#
4 4 (2.65%) C
5 3 (1.99%) COBOL
5 3 (1.99%) PHP
6 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 2 (1.32%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) Groovy
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Degree
3 5 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.65%) PMP
5 3 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.89%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) SAP
3 8 (5.30%) IBM
4 6 (3.97%) Perforce
5 3 (1.99%) Serena
5 3 (1.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.66%) Primavera
6 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.66%) Mercator
6 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Cognos
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) Citrix
6 1 (0.66%) Kronos
6 1 (0.66%) Planview
6 1 (0.66%) Infor
6 1 (0.66%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (0.66%) LexisNexis
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