The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank - 82 69
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.081% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.085% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +38.88%
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
1439 1171 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 94.82% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 629 471
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 56 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft