The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 243 212 218
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 20 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 10
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£438 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £605 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +38.88%
Software 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
8702 8440 7744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.50% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4626 3966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £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 421 419 592
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software 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 Manager across the South East region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Software Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software 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 Manager across the South East region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software 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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -1 10 £373 +11.19% 1
Oxfordshire -20 4 £450 -12.19% 3
Berkshire -3 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £500 -16.66%
Surrey -5 2 £400 -15.78% 6
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Manager in their job title.

1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Subversion
5 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
8 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Coaching
8 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) .NET
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) German Language
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) PMI
2 4 (11.43%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Coaching
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Business Transformation
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
9 2 (5.71%) Software License Management
9 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) Symantec
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
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