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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 108 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.056% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £345 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% -9.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £444 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -
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
1780 1701 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.19% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1014 732
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 61
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe