The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / East Midlands
Rank 98 90 95
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £450
% change year-on-year -1.84% -9.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1441 1562 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.52% 96.48% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 923 856
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 91
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the East Midlands

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in the East Midlands

Software Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Manager in the East Midlands

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire 0 2 - -
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle