The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 92 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.93% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Average daily rate
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£538 £325 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -24.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £425 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+31.53% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £27.50
Software Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1422 1185 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.58% 91.22% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 691 650
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 71 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Leatherhead - 2 £538 -
Redhill - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
5 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared