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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 237 213 222
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 19 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 9
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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 £360 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £667 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £438 £365
% change year-on-year
- +19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
9053 8466 7638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.41% 91.91% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5020 4694 3835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 434 450 591
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 9 £425 +30.76% 2
Berkshire -4 5 £438 -2.77% 2
Oxfordshire -20 3 £450 -26.53% 10
Surrey +5 2 £400 -42.65% 2
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England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (65.63%) Project Management
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Subversion
7 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Symantec
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) PMI
9 3 (9.38%) .NET
9 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
9 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) PMI
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Economics
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Project Management
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
5 7 (21.88%) Software Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 3 (9.38%) Software Licensing
9 3 (9.38%) People Management
9 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.25%) Budget Control
10 2 (6.25%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
2 4 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
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