Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Development Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% - 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median daily rate £550 - £475
10th Percentile £500 - £463
90th Percentile £600 - £488
South West median daily rate £488 £469 £476
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.42% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £38.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,026 1,865 1,654
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.06% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,362 1,266 1,171
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% - -
10th Percentile £258 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £519 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 82
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -23.98% +53.13%
10th Percentile £15.12 £11.98 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.63 £53.65 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.54% +30.00% -9.09%

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Software Development Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Development Manager in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Development Manager in Bristol

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Software Development Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) React
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft