The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Delivery Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 143 164
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 14 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 21
Median daily rate £531 £421 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.11% -15.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £363 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the City of London

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the City of London

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) SLA
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) User Experience
8 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
8 2 (7.41%) Use Case
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Reinsurance
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Release Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GAAP
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Pega
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Teradata