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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / South East
Rank 223 250 242
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 16 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.073% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.078% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 14
Median daily rate £510 £325 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.92% -27.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £405 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
6823 7732 8504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.24% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3934 4531 4617
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 404 416
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.49 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 5 £608 - 1
Hampshire +17 4 £414 +5.07% 2
Berkshire +7 3 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire -6 2 £555 +70.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Software Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
7 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Confluence
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) MS Office
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Resource Allocation
10 2 (8.00%) DevOps
10 2 (8.00%) Big Data
10 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) Market Research

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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Economics
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 11 (44.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (8.00%) B2B
8 2 (8.00%) Competitor Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
8 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.00%) Market Research
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PMP
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow