The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Manager
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
Software Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
136 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.89% 94.12% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 127 71
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £20.50 £17.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Manager across the Staffordshire region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Manager across the Staffordshire region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire