The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Manager
Rank 226 231 246
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 20 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.047% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.051% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 3
Average daily rate £438 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Development Manager
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 6 £325 -27.77%
West Sussex - 6 £431 -
Berkshire -7 3 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £613 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) Project Management
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (31.25%) Data Management
4 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.63%) German Language
8 5 (15.63%) Spanish Language
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) C#
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
10 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
10 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.25%) DTV
11 2 (6.25%) Electronics
11 2 (6.25%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (3.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) German Language
2 5 (15.63%) Spanish Language
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (6.25%) Ninject
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) DTV
1 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (31.25%) Data Management
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 10 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Planview
3 1 (3.13%) Mercator