The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 76 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.61% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -19.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £404
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
970 820 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.18% 93.82% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 444 628
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 44
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Manager
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Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Manager across the Leeds region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) DSL
5 3 (30.00%) Service Management
5 3 (30.00%) Perforce
5 3 (30.00%) BPEL
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Hudson
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) C

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) BPEL
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Perforce
4 1 (10.00%) IBM