The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 203 221 231
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 47 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 10
Average daily rate £431 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £463 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Manager
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +7 9 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £500 -
Surrey - 9 £506 - 2
Hampshire +6 6 £363 +1.75% 5
Berkshire -8 6 £450 +19.20% 5
Oxfordshire +1 5 £600 +46.34%
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (42.65%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) .NET
4 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2
5 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (22.06%) Java
7 11 (16.18%) JIRA
7 11 (16.18%) ITIL
7 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle
8 10 (14.71%) Scrum
8 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (14.71%) Data Management
9 9 (13.24%) Finance
9 9 (13.24%) PHP
10 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.76%) Spanish Language
11 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.29%) IBM
11 7 (10.29%) Windows
11 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.82%) SQL
12 6 (8.82%) Retail
12 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
13 5 (7.35%) German Language
13 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
13 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.35%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Couchbase
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) DB2
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 3 (4.41%) Maven
4 3 (4.41%) Selenium
4 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.41%) JUnit
4 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Ant
6 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Spanish Language
3 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 5 (7.35%) German Language
6 3 (4.41%) Italian Language
6 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.94%) Electronics
7 2 (2.94%) Marketing
8 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) Flash
4 3 (4.41%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.94%) Ninject
5 2 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.47%) HTML
6 1 (1.47%) CGI
6 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.41%) STB
2 2 (2.94%) DTV
2 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) AIX
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Project Management
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.18%) ITIL
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (14.71%) Data Management
7 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.88%) MVC
10 4 (5.88%) Budget Control
10 4 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.41%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.41%) CRM
11 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) Java
2 9 (13.24%) PHP
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) C
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) SAP
5 3 (4.41%) Serena
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.47%) Planview
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Mercator
6 1 (1.47%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
IT HR
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago