The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 107 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £363 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +11.76%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1676 2395 2594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.92% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1268 1446
Median daily rate £365 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moray - 2 £363 -
Glasgow 0 1 - - 1
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat