Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 324 279
Rank change year-on-year +46 -45 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 837 664 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 454 561
England median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +10.59%
10th Percentile £362 £350 £334
90th Percentile £665 £638 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £467
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.71% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
England median hourly rate £34.38 £36.11 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.80% +11.11% +30.00%
10th Percentile £23.94 £36.11 £24.13
90th Percentile £45.31 £36.11 £113.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £36.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year +24.62% +11.11% +30.00%

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 86,123 84,539 94,129
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,769 55,671 60,919
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,512 2,900 3,587
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in England

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor 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 21 January 2018. 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 -7 367 £525 +5.00% 102
South East +64 191 £475 +5.50% 37
North of England +51 124 £475 +3.26% 42
South West +41 65 £425 -10.53% 10
North West +5 65 £525 +10.53% 13
Midlands +10 58 £475 +0.53% 35
Yorkshire +18 44 £450 - 27
West Midlands +5 41 £488 +8.33% 20
East of England -20 32 £500 +6.67% 28
North East +50 15 £625 +33.33% 2
East Midlands +14 15 £417 -20.52% 14
Delivery Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 445 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (34.53%) Project Management
3 247 (29.51%) Service Delivery
4 199 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 194 (23.18%) Finance
6 172 (20.55%) ITIL
7 169 (20.19%) Scrum
8 116 (13.86%) Service Management
9 110 (13.14%) Agile Project Management
10 98 (11.71%) Security Cleared
11 79 (9.44%) Coaching
11 79 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
12 78 (9.32%) DevOps
13 75 (8.96%) User Stories
14 69 (8.24%) PRINCE2
15 66 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
15 66 (7.89%) Software Delivery
16 64 (7.65%) JIRA
17 62 (7.41%) Banking
18 60 (7.17%) SC Cleared
19 57 (6.81%) Kanban
19 57 (6.81%) Migration
20 56 (6.69%) SAP
21 55 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
22 52 (6.21%) Mentoring
23 51 (6.09%) Change Management
24 50 (5.97%) Degree
25 49 (5.85%) Telecoms
26 47 (5.62%) CRM
26 47 (5.62%) Process Improvement

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 (4.30%) Confluence
2 15 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 10 (1.19%) CMS
3 10 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.96%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.60%) Tuxedo
6 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.48%) Mule
8 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.24%) IIS
9 2 (0.24%) SAS
9 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Liferay
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (1.43%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.31%) SAP FSCM
3 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.12%) HFM
9 1 (0.12%) Maximo
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.12%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (2.03%) PaaS
5 15 (1.79%) IaaS
6 11 (1.31%) OpenShift
7 8 (0.96%) SaaS
8 6 (0.72%) Office 365
9 5 (0.60%) Trello
10 4 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.48%) Force.com
11 3 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.91%) SMS
2 15 (1.79%) Firewall
3 8 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (0.60%) SAN
5 4 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.48%) WLAN
6 3 (0.36%) 2G
6 3 (0.36%) Broadband
6 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.36%) LAN
6 3 (0.36%) LTE
6 3 (0.36%) WAN
6 3 (0.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.24%) 3G
7 2 (0.24%) 4G
7 2 (0.24%) Internet
7 2 (0.24%) PBX
7 2 (0.24%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.19%) MongoDB
2 9 (1.08%) NuoDB
2 9 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (1.08%) Redis
3 8 (0.96%) Big Data
4 4 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.48%) GIS
4 4 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.12%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.12%) DB2
6 1 (0.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.12%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 64 (7.65%) JIRA
2 18 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.19%) Selenium
5 8 (0.96%) Maven
6 6 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.72%) Subversion
7 5 (0.60%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 194 (23.18%) Finance
2 62 (7.41%) Banking
3 49 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.46%) Financial Institution
5 24 (2.87%) Legal
6 23 (2.75%) Retail
7 22 (2.63%) Marketing
8 16 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.79%) Law
10 6 (0.72%) Electronics
10 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Automotive
12 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Billing
12 4 (0.48%) Military
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Games
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.87%) Middleware
2 10 (1.19%) RESTful
3 9 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (1.08%) Web Services
4 6 (0.72%) AngularJS
4 6 (0.72%) HTML
5 5 (0.60%) HTML5
5 5 (0.60%) Visualforce
6 4 (0.48%) GWT
7 3 (0.36%) React
7 3 (0.36%) Spring
8 2 (0.24%) CSS
8 2 (0.24%) JSON
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.24%) Velocity
9 1 (0.12%) CGI
9 1 (0.12%) J2EE
9 1 (0.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (2.87%) User Experience
3 23 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 14 (1.67%) NHS
6 12 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.31%) Fintech
8 10 (1.19%) Derivative
8 10 (1.19%) FMCG
8 10 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.84%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.72%) IVR
12 5 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.60%) Robotics
13 4 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.11%) Windows
2 19 (2.27%) Linux
3 6 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.60%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.48%) Android
5 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.24%) pSOS
6 2 (0.24%) Unix
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (34.53%) Project Management
3 247 (29.51%) Service Delivery
4 199 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 172 (20.55%) ITIL
6 169 (20.19%) Scrum
7 116 (13.86%) Service Management
8 110 (13.14%) Agile Project Management
9 79 (9.44%) Coaching
10 78 (9.32%) DevOps
11 75 (8.96%) User Stories
12 69 (8.24%) PRINCE2
13 66 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 66 (7.89%) Software Delivery
14 57 (6.81%) Kanban
14 57 (6.81%) Migration
15 55 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 52 (6.21%) Mentoring
17 51 (6.09%) Change Management
18 47 (5.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.99%) Java
2 9 (1.08%) SQL
3 7 (0.84%) C
4 6 (0.72%) Perl
4 6 (0.72%) Python
5 5 (0.60%) Apex Code
5 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.24%) ABAP
6 2 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.12%) C#
7 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 60 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 50 (5.97%) Degree
4 32 (3.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 32 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
6 12 (1.43%) PMP
7 8 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.48%) ACCA
9 4 (0.48%) CIMA
9 4 (0.48%) CISSP
9 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.36%) GSLC
10 3 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.30%) SLA
2 30 (3.58%) PMO
3 26 (3.11%) QA
4 22 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (1.67%) GDPR
6 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.36%) GAMP
8 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.12%) BS25999
10 1 (0.12%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 7 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.84%) Docker
2 6 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.72%) Puppet
2 4 (0.48%) MOM
3 3 (0.36%) SCCM
3 3 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.12%) AppManager
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (6.69%) SAP
2 39 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.06%) Oracle
4 28 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.67%) IBM
5 14 (1.67%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 11 (1.31%) Progress
7 9 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (0.84%) hybris
8 7 (0.84%) Pega
8 7 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.72%) Genesys
10 5 (0.60%) BEA
10 5 (0.60%) Blue Prism
10 5 (0.60%) Cisco
10 5 (0.60%) Huawei
10 5 (0.60%) Kofax
10 5 (0.60%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.48%) ATG