Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 302 269
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33 +75
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 893 880 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 599 696
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £662 £638 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
UK median hourly rate £41.78 £101.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.74% +237.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33.69 £31.63 £23.55
90th Percentile £50.92 £175.88 £39.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £187.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -76.53% +525.00% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the UK

Delivery Manager
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +15 852 £488 +2.63% 44
UK excluding London +55 509 £475 +5.56% 25
London -43 375 £520 +4.00% 24
South East +92 204 £475 +11.76% 3
North of England +36 123 £444 -6.58% 10
Midlands +20 72 £475 +5.56% 2
North West -2 64 £475 - 5
West Midlands +15 50 £503 +17.03% 1
Yorkshire +33 48 £425 -5.56% 4
South West +13 48 £425 -10.53% 2
East of England -25 33 £425 -10.53% 3
Wales +20 23 £431 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +13 20 £450 -5.26% 1
North East +67 13 £360 -20.00% 1
Scotland -22 11 £475 +11.76% 4

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 455 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (33.82%) Project Management
3 264 (29.56%) Service Delivery
4 212 (23.74%) Scrum
5 205 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 200 (22.40%) Finance
7 183 (20.49%) ITIL
8 109 (12.21%) Service Management
9 103 (11.53%) Agile Project Management
10 100 (11.20%) Security Cleared
11 80 (8.96%) Coaching
12 78 (8.73%) Kanban
13 77 (8.62%) Banking
13 77 (8.62%) Software Delivery
14 76 (8.51%) PRINCE2
14 76 (8.51%) JIRA
15 75 (8.40%) DevOps
16 68 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
17 67 (7.50%) User Stories
18 66 (7.39%) SAP
19 61 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
20 60 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
21 59 (6.61%) Change Management
22 56 (6.27%) SC Cleared
23 53 (5.94%) Telecoms
24 52 (5.82%) Degree
25 51 (5.71%) SDLC
26 48 (5.38%) Risk Management
27 47 (5.26%) Waterfall
28 46 (5.15%) Continuous Integration

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 37 (4.14%) Confluence
2 13 (1.46%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.34%) CMS
3 12 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.56%) Tuxedo
5 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.45%) Mule
6 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.34%) SAS
7 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.22%) IIS
8 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (3.02%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.34%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.23%) SAP FSCM
3 7 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.45%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.34%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.68%) PaaS
4 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.34%) IaaS
6 11 (1.23%) Office 365
7 10 (1.12%) SaaS
8 9 (1.01%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.45%) Force.com
9 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.45%) Trello
10 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.11%) Slack
11 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.79%) SMS
2 13 (1.46%) Firewall
3 8 (0.90%) LAN
3 8 (0.90%) WAN
4 7 (0.78%) SAN
5 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.45%) WLAN
7 3 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.34%) LTE
7 3 (0.34%) VoIP
7 3 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) 4G
8 2 (0.22%) Internet
8 2 (0.22%) PBX
8 2 (0.22%) Skype
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) Broadband
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.58%) Big Data
2 20 (2.24%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 16 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.56%) NuoDB
6 5 (0.56%) Redis
6 5 (0.56%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.45%) GIS
7 4 (0.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.22%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) DB2
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) QlikView
9 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 76 (8.51%) JIRA
2 9 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.56%) PeopleTools
4 5 (0.56%) Selenium
5 3 (0.34%) Maven
5 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.22%) Subversion
6 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 200 (22.40%) Finance
2 77 (8.62%) Banking
3 53 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.25%) Retail
6 22 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.02%) Marketing
8 17 (1.90%) Legal
9 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.57%) Law
11 11 (1.23%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.56%) Automotive
12 5 (0.56%) Billing
12 5 (0.56%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.34%) Local Government
13 3 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Games
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.02%) Middleware
2 16 (1.79%) JSON
3 14 (1.57%) D3.js
4 10 (1.12%) RESTful
5 9 (1.01%) Web Services
6 6 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.56%) HTML
7 5 (0.56%) HTML5
7 5 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.45%) GWT
8 4 (0.45%) Visualforce
9 3 (0.34%) .NET
9 3 (0.34%) Velocity
10 2 (0.22%) CSS
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.22%) React
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.11%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.11%) Sass
11 1 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.80%) User Experience
3 22 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.35%) Virtual Team
5 20 (2.24%) NHS
6 12 (1.34%) Derivative
6 12 (1.34%) Fintech
7 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.12%) FMCG
8 10 (1.12%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 8 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.67%) IVR
13 5 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (0.56%) PMI
13 5 (0.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.46%) Windows
2 14 (1.57%) Linux
3 9 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.45%) Unix
5 4 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.22%) pSOS
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (33.82%) Project Management
3 264 (29.56%) Service Delivery
4 212 (23.74%) Scrum
5 205 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (20.49%) ITIL
7 109 (12.21%) Service Management
8 103 (11.53%) Agile Project Management
9 80 (8.96%) Coaching
10 78 (8.73%) Kanban
11 77 (8.62%) Software Delivery
12 76 (8.51%) PRINCE2
13 75 (8.40%) DevOps
14 67 (7.50%) User Stories
15 61 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 60 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 59 (6.61%) Change Management
18 51 (5.71%) SDLC
19 48 (5.38%) Risk Management
20 47 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.35%) Java
2 19 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 15 (1.68%) SQL
4 7 (0.78%) C
5 4 (0.45%) Apex Code
6 3 (0.34%) Python
7 2 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.11%) ABAP
8 1 (0.11%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.11%) PHP
8 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.11%) R
8 1 (0.11%) Ruby
8 1 (0.11%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 100 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 56 (6.27%) SC Cleared
3 52 (5.82%) Degree
4 39 (4.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.68%) CTC Cleared
7 14 (1.57%) PMP
8 13 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.67%) CCNA
9 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.45%) ACCA
10 4 (0.45%) CIMA
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.34%) CCENT
12 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.58%) PMO
1 32 (3.58%) SLA
2 28 (3.14%) QA
3 22 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.12%) GDPR
5 7 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.56%) MiFID
8 4 (0.45%) GAMP
9 3 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.34%) EMIR
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.22%) Docker
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) MOM
1 4 (0.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.34%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) AppManager
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (7.39%) SAP
2 41 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.14%) Oracle
4 27 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 12 (1.34%) Cisco
6 12 (1.34%) IBM
6 12 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.01%) Pega
8 9 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (0.90%) hybris
9 8 (0.90%) Motorola
10 6 (0.67%) Genesys
10 6 (0.67%) Huawei
10 6 (0.67%) Progress
10 6 (0.67%) VMware
11 5 (0.56%) ATG
11 5 (0.56%) BEA
11 5 (0.56%) Kofax