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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 233 217 221
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 20 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 26
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£450 £325 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £365 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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
8571 8163 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.96% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4342 4307
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 491 599
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
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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
Surrey +9 6 £563 +60.71% 4
Hampshire -15 3 £375 -11.76% 4
East Sussex - 3 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 2 £513 +57.69%
Berkshire - 2 £413 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 - 1
West Sussex -9 1 £600 +84.61% 1
Kent - - - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.00%) .NET
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
7 6 (12.00%) Windows
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) Couchbase
8 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.00%) Subversion
8 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.00%) QA
8 5 (10.00%) SaaS
8 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (8.00%) Java
9 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Open Workbench
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) DSL
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (4.00%) Ninject
2 2 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Economics
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) Scrum
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Serena
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Planview
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