The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Software Development Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 250 257 242
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 7 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 6
Median daily rate £519 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £420 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £490
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 - -
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
7839 9408 8773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.76% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 5661 4851
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 £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 441 462
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Software Development Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
West Sussex +3 2 £456 +8.63%
Berkshire +2 2 £625 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £550 +32.53%
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
Surrey - 1 £550 - 1
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Software Development 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 South East region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (44.44%) Retail
4 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 8 (44.44%) DevOps
5 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
7 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
7 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) Confluence
10 2 (11.11%) Docker
10 2 (11.11%) JIRA
10 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.11%) .NET
10 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) Microservices
11 1 (5.56%) Resource Allocation

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.11%) Microservices
9 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Fund Accounting
10 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
10 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
10 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SmartStream