Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 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.

Contract Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 104 84
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.063% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +31.78% -
10th Percentile £425 £413 £281
90th Percentile £475 £499 £350
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £475 £343
% change year-on-year -12.63% +38.69% -15.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1509 1465 1298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 942 811
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.82% +6.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Contracts Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in Birmingham

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in Birmingham

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Contracts 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 Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (100.00%) Talend

Contracts 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Infor M3
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Talend