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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 147 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% 0.067% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.070% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £440 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Manager
UK

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
2786 2864 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.15% 95.40% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1526 1325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 71
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
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 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh -12 1 £440 - 2
Software Manager
UK

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Scotland region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC

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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft