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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Manager
Rank 258 246 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Median daily rate £463 £445 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £367 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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
8507 8823 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 5046 4617
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 418 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 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
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £475 +6.74%
Hampshire +10 2 £425 +5.59% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 2
Software Development Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) DevOps
3 10 (37.04%) SDLC
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
5 8 (29.63%) Software Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
6 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 2 (7.41%) Degree
11 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (7.41%) PMP
11 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
2 10 (37.04%) SDLC
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
4 8 (29.63%) Software Delivery
4 8 (29.63%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) Microservices
9 2 (7.41%) Process Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) Change Control
10 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) IBM