Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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.

Delivery Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 94 69
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 15 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.15% 0.63% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.66% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 21
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £485 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% -15.45%
10th Percentile £368 £338 £250
90th Percentile £564 £591 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £498 £465
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.99% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £29.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 1,239 1,513 1,260
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 95.64% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 1,019 810
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.20%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 46
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £10.40 £8.85 £10.30
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.50 £36.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.40% +11.67%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in Birmingham

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in Birmingham

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in Birmingham

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification

Delivery 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 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) FMCG
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Mitel
1 1 (6.67%) Red Box
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow