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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank - 99 91
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £528 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
1264 1709 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.21% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 984 810
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 57
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.11 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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