The median contractor rate for a Software Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 101 112
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 3 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.98% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.02% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £400 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.17 - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1345 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 60
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Manager in West Yorkshire

Software Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Manager in West Yorkshire

Software Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds +22 3 £400 -16.66% 1
Software Manager
Yorkshire

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Software Manager in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) MSTest
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC

Software Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSTest
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB