The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 34 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.48% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Software Manager
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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 Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
204 79 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.08% 95.18% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 50 108
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Software Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) FinalBuilder
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) FinalBuilder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef