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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 90 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.76% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £408 £429 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +4.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -
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
1397 1059 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.71% 93.72% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 757 567
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Perforce
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Law

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Perforce
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle