Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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 Development Manager
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 102 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Manager 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.73% 0.55% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.56% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% - -
South East median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £67.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1179 1241 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.64% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 888 934
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 76
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +4.62% +4.84%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Software Development Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Manager in Oxfordshire

Software Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Development Manager in Oxfordshire

Software Development Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Development Manager in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Development Manager in Oxfordshire

Software Development Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Manager within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 8 £548 +9.50%
Kidlington - 2 £570 -
Software Development Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Software Development 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Software Development Manager in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Publishing
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Product Management
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) PMO
6 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (11.11%) API Development
7 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Project Governance

Software Development Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Product Management
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) API Development
7 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO