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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 509 488 470
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 71 70 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 42
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £531 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.50
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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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -4 25 £490 -2.00% 14
South East -11 20 £550 +69.23% 22
Yorkshire -9 8 £413 +3.12% 4
East of England -12 6 £380 +8.57% 3
North West -3 5 £475 +35.71% 15
East Midlands -3 3 £425 +16.83% 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 6
South West -35 1 £450 +69.81% 10
North East - - - -
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Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 41 (25.95%) Asset Management
3 39 (24.68%) Software Asset Management
4 35 (22.15%) Software Licensing
5 34 (21.52%) Project Management
5 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
6 29 (18.35%) Oracle
7 26 (16.46%) MS Excel
7 26 (16.46%) Scrum
8 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
9 23 (14.56%) .NET
10 21 (13.29%) ITIL
10 21 (13.29%) Legal
11 20 (12.66%) Configuration Management
12 18 (11.39%) Banking
13 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.76%) UNIX
13 17 (10.76%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.23%) Release Management
15 12 (7.59%) CMDB
15 12 (7.59%) Degree
16 11 (6.96%) Supplier Management
16 11 (6.96%) Web Services
16 11 (6.96%) Java
17 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
17 10 (6.33%) MS Office
17 10 (6.33%) Change Management
17 10 (6.33%) Middleware
17 10 (6.33%) Hudson

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (5.06%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.90%) Drupal
2 3 (1.90%) IIS
2 3 (1.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.90%) CICS
2 3 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.90%) CMS
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Liferay
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) SAN
2 1 (0.63%) DSL
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) DB2
2 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.90%) Couchbase
3 3 (1.90%) MySQL
3 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Hudson
2 9 (5.70%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (4.43%) Subversion
3 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.16%) JIRA
4 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.90%) Selenium
5 3 (1.90%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.27%) MSI
6 2 (1.27%) NUnit
6 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.27%) WiX
6 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.63%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.63%) ChangeMan
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Legal
3 18 (11.39%) Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.53%) Advertising
6 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.90%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Law
8 2 (1.27%) Billing
8 2 (1.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.56%) .NET
2 11 (6.96%) Web Services
3 10 (6.33%) Middleware
4 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.53%) WCF
7 3 (1.90%) LAMP
7 3 (1.90%) XML
8 2 (1.27%) HTML
8 2 (1.27%) HTML5
9 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.63%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (0.63%) LESS
9 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.63%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) CMDB
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) PMI
4 4 (2.53%) Kindle
4 4 (2.53%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.90%) Statistics
6 2 (1.27%) Open Source
6 2 (1.27%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.63%) Physics
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.76%) UNIX
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 7 (4.43%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.95%) Asset Management
3 39 (24.68%) Software Asset Management
4 35 (22.15%) Software Licensing
5 34 (21.52%) Project Management
6 26 (16.46%) Scrum
7 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
8 21 (13.29%) ITIL
9 20 (12.66%) Configuration Management
10 17 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.76%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.23%) Release Management
12 11 (6.96%) Supplier Management
13 10 (6.33%) Change Management
14 8 (5.06%) MVC
14 8 (5.06%) BPEL
14 8 (5.06%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.43%) Migration
15 7 (4.43%) Automation Testing
16 6 (3.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.96%) Java
2 9 (5.70%) C#
3 7 (4.43%) SQL
4 4 (2.53%) C
4 4 (2.53%) PHP
5 3 (1.90%) Perl
5 3 (1.90%) COBOL
6 2 (1.27%) Ruby
6 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.63%) VB
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) ISEB
4 5 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) PMP
6 3 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.27%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCTS
8 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.35%) Oracle
3 9 (5.70%) Perforce
3 9 (5.70%) IBM
4 8 (5.06%) SAP
5 3 (1.90%) VMware
5 3 (1.90%) Symantec
5 3 (1.90%) Adobe
5 3 (1.90%) HP
6 2 (1.27%) Citrix
6 2 (1.27%) BMC
6 2 (1.27%) Altiris
6 2 (1.27%) LANDesk
6 2 (1.27%) CollabNet
7 1 (0.63%) Splunk
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.63%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.63%) CA
7 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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