The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 63 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.37% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.40% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £538 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £410 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £500 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £48.45 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+13.53% -19.25%
Business Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 756 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.16% 94.03% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 519 358
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 28
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.95 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the Birmingham region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Business 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 Birmingham region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP