The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Software Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 100 84
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.081% 0.074% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.078% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.17 - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1181 1287 1343
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.17% 95.55% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 707 701
Median daily rate £375 £396 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +11.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 18
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Edinburgh

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Edinburgh

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft