The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 81 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £450
% change year-on-year -1.84% -9.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 955 997 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 95.59% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 522 523
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Software Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Buckinghamshire

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Buckinghamshire

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Manager in Buckinghamshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 4 £400 -
Software Manager
South East

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Software Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware