The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 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.

Business Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.24% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £619 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +23.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £55.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year -49.16% +16.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 782 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.28% 94.56% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 550 457
Median daily rate £378 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 34
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Birmingham

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Birmingham

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

Business Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau