The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Delivery Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 89 114 108
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 26 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.79% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 6
Median daily rate £458 £469 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £410 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +41.46% -36.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2137 2531 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.40% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1400 1274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Delivery Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delivery Manager in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delivery Manager in the West Midlands

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +19 18 £450 -18.18% 2
Coventry -9 6 £505 +9.18%
Shropshire +28 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £365 -
Delivery Manager
England

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 West Midlands region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 18 (40.00%) Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
8 6 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (13.33%) User Stories
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (11.11%) Billing
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
10 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
10 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
10 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.67%) MS Project
11 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.67%) Coaching
11 3 (6.67%) TDD
12 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
12 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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 2 (4.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.11%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 18 (40.00%) Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Project Management
4 13 (28.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) Matrix Management
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
8 6 (13.33%) User Stories
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.67%) Coaching
10 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.67%) TDD
11 2 (4.44%) Information Management
11 2 (4.44%) People Management
11 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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