The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 520 575
Rank change year-on-year -13 +55  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 56 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 39
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Manager in England

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
London -11 31 £550 +10.00% 16
South East +17 10 £438 -2.77% 11
Yorkshire +13 6 £400 -6.97% 3
South West +5 4 £369 -22.36% 2
North West +19 2 £345 -46.92% 6
West Midlands +21 1 £375 - 1
East of England -6 1 £450 -4.00% 5
East Midlands -15 1 £475 +14.45% 2
Software Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.46%) Project Management
3 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.54%) Finance
5 22 (19.64%) Java
6 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
7 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.39%) Scrum
9 13 (11.61%) Retail
9 13 (11.61%) C#
9 13 (11.61%) .NET
9 13 (11.61%) Oracle
10 12 (10.71%) VMware
10 12 (10.71%) DevOps
10 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery
11 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.82%) TDD
11 11 (9.82%) SAP
12 10 (8.93%) Python
12 10 (8.93%) HP
12 10 (8.93%) QA
13 9 (8.04%) JIRA
13 9 (8.04%) Adobe
13 9 (8.04%) SAS
13 9 (8.04%) IBM
13 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
13 9 (8.04%) Symantec
13 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.04%) Software Licensing

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (8.04%) SAS
2 5 (4.46%) CMS
3 4 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) Confluence
5 2 (1.79%) nginx
5 2 (1.79%) OpenROAD
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Maximo
2 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) GitHub
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Big Data
2 2 (1.79%) Ingres
2 2 (1.79%) MySQL
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.89%) HBase
3 1 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) JIRA
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.57%) Subversion
5 3 (2.68%) Gradle
5 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.79%) MSTest
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.89%) CMake
7 1 (0.89%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.89%) Redmine
7 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.89%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.89%) WiX
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) CSS
2 2 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.79%) HTML
2 2 (1.79%) HTML5
2 2 (1.79%) Kafka
2 2 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) PMI
3 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) CMDB
5 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.79%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) IVR
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.46%) Project Management
3 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
4 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.39%) Scrum
6 12 (10.71%) DevOps
6 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery
7 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.82%) TDD
7 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.04%) Software Licensing
9 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.14%) SDLC
9 8 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
9 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.25%) Migration
11 6 (5.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) Java
2 13 (11.61%) C#
3 10 (8.93%) Python
4 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.36%) C++
5 6 (5.36%) SQL
6 4 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (1.79%) C
7 2 (1.79%) F#
7 2 (1.79%) Haskell
7 2 (1.79%) PHP
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.89%) Groovy
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 5 (4.46%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.89%) APMP
7 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Ansible
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 12 (10.71%) VMware
4 11 (9.82%) SAP
5 10 (8.93%) HP
6 9 (8.04%) Adobe
6 9 (8.04%) IBM
6 9 (8.04%) Symantec
6 9 (8.04%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.57%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.79%) Snow
9 1 (0.89%) Avaya
9 1 (0.89%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.89%) IFS
9 1 (0.89%) Saba
9 1 (0.89%) Siebel
9 1 (0.89%) webMethods
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