The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 42 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.53% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 359 361 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.73% 98.63% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 270 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +169.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in Northamptonshire

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in Northamptonshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Northampton -1 2 - -
Software Manager
East Midlands

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Software Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification