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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 69 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 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
962 855 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.86% 94.27% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 460 635
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 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 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Perforce
3 4 (44.44%) BPEL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (44.44%) Hudson
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) DSL
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DSL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (44.44%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) BPEL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) IBM