Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +38
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Luton median daily rate £500 - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 250 297 272
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 97.06% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 223 182
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £246 £288 £207
90th Percentile £588 £638 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -64.10%
10th Percentile £23.90 £49.02 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £30.05
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +15.38% -65.33%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Luton

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Luton

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Luton region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) RAD
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP