The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Software Development role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Software Development in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Software Development
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Software Development 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £775 - £750
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8550 8239 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.81% 91.87% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4558 3777
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 438 575
Average hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Head of Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Software Development across the South East region.

Head of Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Head of Software Development
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Software Development 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 Head of Software Development in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

Head of Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Head of Software Development 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 Head of Software Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C