The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 145 136 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate £425 £663 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.84% +50.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £513 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £813 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
Software Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager across the North West region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 8 £525 - 5
Lancashire +1 1 £430 -9.47% 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software License Management
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
5 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Adobe
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) WinForms
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Software License Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) LINC
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Autodesk
3 2 (9.09%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Unisys
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