Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 180 173
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 72 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.88% 0.84% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.88% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 21
Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £359
90th Percentile £580 £641 £588
England median daily rate £488 £475 £462
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.76% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £101.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -65.43% +237.50% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7729 9217 8067
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.37% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4826 5600 4666
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £213
90th Percentile £550 £553 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 365 456
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +10 50 £503 +17.03% 1
East Midlands +5 20 £450 -5.26% 1
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 19 (26.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (26.39%) Scrum
5 17 (23.61%) ITIL
6 13 (18.06%) Service Management
7 11 (15.28%) Finance
8 10 (13.89%) Migration
8 10 (13.89%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (13.89%) User Stories
9 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
10 7 (9.72%) ITSM
10 7 (9.72%) SAP
10 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.33%) Change Management
11 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 6 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
12 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery Management
12 5 (6.94%) Programme Delivery
12 5 (6.94%) Web Development
12 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.56%) CRM
13 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
13 4 (5.56%) JIRA
13 4 (5.56%) Problem Management
13 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
13 4 (5.56%) Document Management

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (5.56%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) Skype
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) CoreMedia
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) HTML5
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.39%) RESTful
1 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 19 (26.39%) Scrum
4 19 (26.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (23.61%) ITIL
6 13 (18.06%) Service Management
7 10 (13.89%) Agile Project Management
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 10 (13.89%) User Stories
8 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
9 7 (9.72%) ITSM
10 6 (8.33%) Change Management
10 6 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.94%) Programme Delivery
11 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery Management
11 5 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) ABAP
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
1 7 (9.72%) SAP
2 2 (2.78%) Adobe
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco
2 2 (2.78%) Google
2 2 (2.78%) hybris
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.39%) Capita
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix
3 1 (1.39%) Infor
3 1 (1.39%) JDA
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore