The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank - 148 133
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £430 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
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
2961 3885 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.02% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 2329 1820
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 185 182
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source Development
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft