Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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.

Senior Manager
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 102 132
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 22 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.95% 1.41% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 7
Leeds median daily rate £450 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £285 £390 £385
90th Percentile £675 £664 £598
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £506 £488
% change year-on-year -8.64% +3.85% -11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £32.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £32.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,226 2,125 2,297
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.63% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,555 1,485 1,493
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 49 53
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.73% +51.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.62 £40.00 £29.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.44% +17.20% -10.71%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in Leeds

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in Leeds

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in Leeds

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Senior 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 Leeds region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
6 3 (13.64%) Service Design
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Broadband
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Document Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.55%) SAS
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Broadband
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Service Design
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
6 2 (9.09%) SFIA
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Pega
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft