Period
to 26 November 2021

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 251 307
Rank change year-on-year +38 +56 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 920 316 644
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.04% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.12% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 240 431
10th Percentile £400 £362 £363
25th Percentile £461 £418 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +0.49%
75th Percentile £600 £579 £575
90th Percentile £661 £638 £674
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
10th Percentile £26.72 £75.05 £34.10
25th Percentile £40.56 £75.13 "
Median hourly rate £50.75 £78.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -35.35% +57.00% +47.06%
75th Percentile £58.25 £83.38 "
90th Percentile £64.55 £84.35 £53.50
UK median hourly rate £50.75 £78.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -35.35% +57.00% +47.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 66,347 28,251 70,815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.54% 92.58% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,028 19,488 47,899
10th Percentile £300 £262 £256
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £469
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.39% +4.11%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £668 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,962 1,015 2,443
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £13.79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.32% +6.86%
75th Percentile £45.85 £45.00 £42.50
90th Percentile £62.32 £55.38 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.32% +6.86%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Delivery Manager in England.

Daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Delivery Manager in England.

Hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 26 November 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 443 £538 +2.38% 97
North of England +17 140 £500 - 68
South East -39 111 £528 +11.05% 52
North West +1 74 £483 -3.50% 38
South West -16 68 £500 -9.26% 29
Yorkshire +7 63 £500 - 22
Midlands -58 45 £525 +12.90% 46
West Midlands -58 35 £525 +11.11% 33
East of England -37 17 £595 +150.53% 14
East Midlands -39 9 £475 +5.56% 13
North East -15 4 £538 +13.16% 8
Delivery Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 England region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 551 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (24.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 212 (23.04%) Finance
4 208 (22.61%) Service Delivery
5 192 (20.87%) Project Management
6 171 (18.59%) Project Delivery
7 168 (18.26%) Scrum
8 155 (16.85%) Public Sector
9 151 (16.41%) Social Skills
10 115 (12.50%) ITIL
11 111 (12.07%) Security Cleared
12 98 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 94 (10.22%) Service Management
14 90 (9.78%) Coaching
15 89 (9.67%) JIRA
16 85 (9.24%) SC Cleared
17 75 (8.15%) Azure
17 75 (8.15%) DevOps
18 70 (7.61%) Software Delivery
19 63 (6.85%) Waterfall
20 58 (6.30%) Retail
21 56 (6.09%) Change Management
21 56 (6.09%) Microsoft
21 56 (6.09%) Migration
22 55 (5.98%) Telecoms
23 53 (5.76%) Risk Management
24 52 (5.65%) User Stories
25 51 (5.54%) Mentoring
25 51 (5.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
26 49 (5.33%) Problem-Solving

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 36 (3.91%) Confluence
2 16 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.20%) CMS
4 4 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.33%) IIS
5 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.22%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.22%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.22%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) OneSumX
2 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.22%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.15%) Azure
2 32 (3.48%) AWS
3 26 (2.83%) SaaS
4 18 (1.96%) Power Platform
5 17 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (1.30%) PaaS
7 9 (0.98%) GCP
7 9 (0.98%) Trello
8 8 (0.87%) GitHub
9 7 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.65%) Slack
11 5 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.43%) IaaS
12 4 (0.43%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.43%) Miro
13 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.33%) Snowflake
13 3 (0.33%) Twilio
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.09%) Firewall
2 8 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (0.87%) WAN
2 8 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.54%) 4G
3 5 (0.54%) LAN
4 4 (0.43%) 5G
4 4 (0.43%) SD-WAN
4 4 (0.43%) Skype
4 4 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.33%) ADSL
5 3 (0.33%) SAN
5 3 (0.33%) VLAN
6 2 (0.22%) 3G
6 2 (0.22%) DHCP
6 2 (0.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) LTE
7 1 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.74%) Power BI
3 9 (0.98%) Big Data
4 5 (0.54%) BigQuery
4 5 (0.54%) MySQL
5 3 (0.33%) Ingres
5 3 (0.33%) KDB
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.33%) Tableau
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.11%) Data Vault
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.11%) TIBCO EBX
Development Applications
1 89 (9.67%) JIRA
2 5 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.54%) Moq
2 5 (0.54%) Selenium
2 5 (0.54%) SonarQube
2 5 (0.54%) SpecFlow
3 4 (0.43%) Terragrunt
4 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.11%) CA Gen
General
1 212 (23.04%) Finance
2 155 (16.85%) Public Sector
3 151 (16.41%) Social Skills
4 58 (6.30%) Retail
5 55 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 41 (4.46%) Banking
7 29 (3.15%) Influencing Skills
8 24 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.61%) Presentation Skills
9 23 (2.50%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.96%) Marketing
11 11 (1.20%) Electronics
11 11 (1.20%) Law
11 11 (1.20%) Legal
12 10 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
13 9 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 9 (0.98%) Local Government
14 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.09%) .NET
2 7 (0.76%) CSS
2 7 (0.76%) HTML
3 6 (0.65%) .NET Core
3 6 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.65%) Velocity
3 6 (0.65%) Web Services
4 5 (0.54%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.54%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 5 (0.54%) Dapper ORM
4 5 (0.54%) Middleware
5 3 (0.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.22%) ADO
6 2 (0.22%) GraphQL
6 2 (0.22%) Node.js
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.22%) React
6 2 (0.22%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.04%) NHS
2 23 (2.50%) Virtual Team
3 22 (2.39%) User Experience
4 17 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (0.98%) PMI
8 8 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.76%) EPoS
10 6 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 6 (0.65%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
12 4 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.43%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) FMCG
13 3 (0.33%) HoloLens
13 3 (0.33%) iPad
13 3 (0.33%) PKI
13 3 (0.33%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.63%) Windows
2 9 (0.98%) Linux
3 4 (0.43%) Unix
4 3 (0.33%) Android
4 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.11%) VMS
5 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (24.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 208 (22.61%) Service Delivery
4 192 (20.87%) Project Management
5 171 (18.59%) Project Delivery
6 168 (18.26%) Scrum
7 115 (12.50%) ITIL
8 98 (10.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 94 (10.22%) Service Management
10 90 (9.78%) Coaching
11 75 (8.15%) DevOps
12 70 (7.61%) Software Delivery
13 63 (6.85%) Waterfall
14 56 (6.09%) Change Management
14 56 (6.09%) Migration
15 53 (5.76%) Risk Management
16 52 (5.65%) User Stories
17 51 (5.54%) Mentoring
17 51 (5.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 49 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (1.63%) SQL
2 12 (1.30%) C#
3 7 (0.76%) Python
4 5 (0.54%) Java
5 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.22%) Go
5 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.22%) PHP
6 1 (0.11%) C
6 1 (0.11%) R
6 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 85 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.41%) Degree
5 13 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 8 (0.87%) PMP
7 6 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 6 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CCNA
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.22%) MCSA
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.11%) ACCA
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.91%) SLA
2 22 (2.39%) QA
3 14 (1.52%) PMO
4 13 (1.41%) Accessibility
4 13 (1.41%) GDPR
5 5 (0.54%) COBIT
5 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.22%) NCSC
6 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.11%) COREP
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) FINREP
7 1 (0.11%) GRC
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS
7 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (1.20%) Docker
2 7 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.22%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.20%) Terraform
3 3 (0.33%) Ansible
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.11%) Packer
5 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (3.70%) SAP
3 25 (2.72%) Oracle
4 16 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.09%) Google
7 9 (0.98%) Informatica
8 8 (0.87%) Cadence
9 7 (0.76%) hybris
10 6 (0.65%) Cisco
10 6 (0.65%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.65%) VMware
11 5 (0.54%) BT
11 5 (0.54%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.54%) Snow
12 4 (0.43%) Brio
12 4 (0.43%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.33%) Adobe
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix
13 3 (0.33%) Talend