The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Delivery Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 38 55 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.87% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £414
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  

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 606 613 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.50% 94.89% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 383 453
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in Birmingham

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Delivery 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 Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
4 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Billing
5 4 (18.18%) Smart Meter
6 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (4.55%) Product Management
8 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM

Delivery 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
General
1 5 (22.73%) Billing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco