The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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.

Software Manager
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 250 255
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 15 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £400 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £406 £450
% change year-on-year -1.53% -9.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Manager in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Manager in the South East

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +12 4 £413 +22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £400 -
Kent - 3 £400 -
Berkshire +26 2 - - 2
Surrey +12 1 £608 +42.94% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £538 +7.50%
Software Manager
England

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Project Management
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) JIRA
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) MySQL
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Confluence
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Python
8 4 (12.90%) Retail
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Taleo
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (3.23%) Redmine
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) IVR
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) Avaya
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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