The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 104 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £530 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software 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
1749 1583 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.80% 95.25% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 834 676
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.54 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Software Manager in the job title.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £530 -
Software Manager
North West

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe