The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank - 88 73
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £480 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.07% +15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Software Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1256 1136 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.41% 92.66% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 790 376
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 20
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 June 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) Hudson
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Perforce