The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Manager
Rank 134 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£400 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +32.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £406 £349
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +16.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +38.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2766 2195 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.64% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1327 1046
Average daily rate £351 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 110 121
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.58 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -26 4 £400 +4.91% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Software Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Equities

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSD
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Equities
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Software Delivery
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) IBM