Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 712 686
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Project Manager 149 188 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 128 153
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.11% +3.56%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £328
90th Percentile £673 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -33.33% -45.12%
10th Percentile £42.50 £15.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £15.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
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 +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Delivery Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Project Manager in the UK

Delivery Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Project Manager in the UK

Delivery Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Project Manager over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Project Manager in the UK

Delivery Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Project Manager in the UK

Delivery Project Manager
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 -16 142 £475 +4.97% 10
UK excluding London +4 79 £463 +8.82% 8
London -39 70 £500 +1.27% 3
South East +8 35 £450 +3.45% 1
North of England +64 13 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands +14 12 £475 +5.56%
East Midlands -7 8 £475 +14.46%
East of England -12 8 £475 - 3
Yorkshire +25 7 £450 +33.33%
South West +4 6 £425 -5.56% 2
North West +8 5 £425 +3.03% 1
West Midlands +21 4 £400 -15.79%
Scotland -13 4 £425 +1.80% 1
Wales +20 2 £373 -0.67%
North East +64 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £500 -

Delivery Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Delivery Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 66 (44.30%) Project Management
2 63 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.87%) Finance
4 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
5 34 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (19.46%) Software Delivery
7 27 (18.12%) Scrum
8 20 (13.42%) Banking
9 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
10 16 (10.74%) PMP
11 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
11 15 (10.07%) Project Governance
12 14 (9.40%) Service Delivery
12 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
13 13 (8.72%) SDLC
14 12 (8.05%) PMI Certification
14 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.05%) Project Planning
14 12 (8.05%) Degree
14 12 (8.05%) Matrix Management
15 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
15 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
16 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
16 10 (6.71%) Change Control
17 9 (6.04%) Big Data
17 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
17 9 (6.04%) JIRA
17 9 (6.04%) Change Management
17 9 (6.04%) SAP

Delivery Project 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 7 (4.70%) Confluence
2 3 (2.01%) CMS
2 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.34%) SAS
3 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.36%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Office 365
2 5 (3.36%) SaaS
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.68%) LTE
2 3 (2.01%) LAN
2 3 (2.01%) WAN
2 3 (2.01%) Wireless
3 2 (1.34%) Broadband
3 2 (1.34%) Firewall
3 2 (1.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) 4G
4 1 (0.67%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.67%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.67%) IPv6
4 1 (0.67%) Skype
4 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.67%) VoIP
4 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) Big Data
2 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.67%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Banking
3 17 (11.41%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Retail
6 3 (2.01%) Billing
6 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
7 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.04%) PMI
2 6 (4.03%) FMCG
2 6 (4.03%) NHS
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.36%) Robotics
3 5 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.68%) Derivative
5 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.34%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.67%) Android
2 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.30%) Project Management
2 63 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.17%) PRINCE2
4 34 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (19.46%) Software Delivery
6 27 (18.12%) Scrum
7 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
7 15 (10.07%) Project Governance
8 14 (9.40%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.72%) SDLC
10 12 (8.05%) Matrix Management
10 12 (8.05%) Project Planning
10 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.38%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.71%) Change Control
13 9 (6.04%) Change Management
13 9 (6.04%) Coaching
14 8 (5.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) Java
2 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.34%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.67%) PHP
3 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.67%) Python
3 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) PMP
2 12 (8.05%) Degree
2 12 (8.05%) PMI Certification
3 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.34%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.67%) APMP
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) PMO
2 6 (4.03%) QA
3 3 (2.01%) GDPR
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.67%) FlexNet
1 1 (0.67%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.04%) SAP
3 5 (3.36%) Blue Prism
3 5 (3.36%) Kofax
4 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.01%) Cisco
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle
5 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) Arqiva
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
6 1 (0.67%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.67%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Murex
6 1 (0.67%) Planview
6 1 (0.67%) Snow