The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank 246 244 229
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 16 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £340 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £485 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
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
8330 9071 8556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.26% 94.74% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4964 5311 4624
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.44 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Berkshire +10 6 £115 -72.94%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £475 -5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +7 2 £469 +4.16%
Hampshire 0 2 £425 +13.33% 7
Surrey -1 1 £375 -3.84% 1
West Sussex - 1 £238 -
East Sussex - 1 £463 -
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Software 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 Manager in the job title.

1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) Retail
4 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (27.03%) DevOps
5 10 (27.03%) SDLC
6 9 (24.32%) Software Delivery
6 9 (24.32%) Python
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
8 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
8 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) ClearQuest
10 5 (13.51%) ClearCase
10 5 (13.51%) Perl
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.81%) Software Asset Management
11 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.81%) IBM
11 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
12 3 (8.11%) VMware
12 3 (8.11%) Citrix

Software 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 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) ClearCase
1 5 (13.51%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) CGI
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Software Delivery
5 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
5 8 (21.62%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Software Audit
9 3 (8.11%) Software Licensing
10 2 (5.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Capita
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) MKS