The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Development Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 104 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
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 £40.25 - -
Software Development Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT

Software Development Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft