Period
to 18 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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 Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 106 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.45% 0.054% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.057% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Bristol median daily rate £450 - £450
10th Percentile £363 - £400
90th Percentile £488 - £500
South West median daily rate £463 £425 £463
% change year-on-year +8.82% -8.11% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £31.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -31.11% -

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 1,919 1,749 1,499
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.05% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,326 1,170 1,014
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £516 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.38% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 75
Bristol median hourly rate £20.60 £17.50 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.71% -13.28% -26.62%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.75 £10.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.05 £47.18
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.33% -20.00%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Bristol

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Bristol

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, Software 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 Manager in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
1 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Software Licensing
1 6 (66.67%) Software Optimisation
1 6 (66.67%) Snow
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Docker

Software 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:

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) React
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 6 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
1 6 (66.67%) Software Licensing
1 6 (66.67%) Software Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
1 6 (66.67%) Snow
1 6 (66.67%) Veritas
1 6 (66.67%) VMware