The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Manager 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 Software Development 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 Development Manager
Rank 234 254 221
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.094% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 17
Average daily rate £406 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £413 £344
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 - -
Software Development 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 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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Development Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Development Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Development Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Development Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Software Development Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Development Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Development Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the South East 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
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £363 +3.57%
Surrey -6 4 £425 -8.10% 1
Hampshire - 3 £463 - 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £413 +30.95%
Software Development Manager
England

Software Development Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title.

1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (29.63%) PhoneGap
3 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (29.63%) Apache Cordova
3 8 (29.63%) Ionic Framework
3 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
5 4 (14.81%) PMP
5 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
7 2 (7.41%) APMP
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.41%) PMI
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) Publishing
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Billing
8 1 (3.70%) Retail
8 1 (3.70%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software Development 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 Development Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
2 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
1 8 (29.63%) Apache Cordova
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) Ionic Framework
1 8 (29.63%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Mobile Development
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) Change Control
8 1 (3.70%) CMMI
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.70%) Process Management
8 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (14.81%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) APMP
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) IBM