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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 89 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.61% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
1211 1075 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.64% 93.32% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 712 378
Average daily rate £355 £345 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (20.00%) Transition Management
6 2 (20.00%) Perforce
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Perforce