Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 161 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.060% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Manchester median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.43% -6.33% -10.36%
10th Percentile £420 £253 £308
90th Percentile £460 £506 £445
North West median daily rate £425 £650 £475
% change year-on-year -34.62% +36.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2800 3325 3585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 94.38% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2125 2072
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £231 £240 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +8.62%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.00 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Manchester

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Manchester

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Manchester region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) FlexNet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (100.00%) Snow

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FlexNet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Snow