The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 83 93 106
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.61% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£413 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +4.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £437 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Software Manager
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1528 1387 1793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.00% 93.91% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 751 960
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 77
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Leeds +1 6 £413 +26.92%
Software Manager
Yorkshire

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 8 (57.14%) BPEL
4 8 (57.14%) Perforce
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (57.14%) Hudson
5 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
7 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Statistics
10 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
10 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) Subversion

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 8 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DSL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (57.14%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 8 (57.14%) BPEL
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) Perforce
4 1 (7.14%) IBM