The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 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.

Transition Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £300 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £268 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £333 £779
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -

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 604 755 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.27% 94.38% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1849 1790
Median daily rate £383 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 86
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 £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in Birmingham

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Transition Manager in Birmingham

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Transition 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 Transition Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Behavioural Change
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Transition 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%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Behavioural Change
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification