Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 135 148
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 88 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.11% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 39
West Midlands median daily rate £515 £503 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +17.03% -4.44%
10th Percentile £410 £413 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £645
England median daily rate £510 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £101.25
% change year-on-year -1.43% -65.43% +237.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,848 4,509 5,867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 94.75% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,990 2,845 3,520
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £231
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 198 238
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.45% +14.17% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% +0.34% +2.78%

Delivery Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Coventry +1 35 £525 +7.69% 2
Birmingham +5 20 £500 -6.37% 12
Shropshire -36 13 £525 -
Warwickshire +20 8 £438 -
Staffordshire -15 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £336 -
Solihull +3 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £475 -
Herefordshire - 1 £400 - 2
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Delivery 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 West Midlands region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Scrum
3 28 (31.82%) User Stories
4 26 (29.55%) Project Management
5 23 (26.14%) Kanban
6 18 (20.45%) Coaching
7 16 (18.18%) Finance
8 14 (15.91%) ITIL
8 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.77%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (14.77%) Agile Coaching
10 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
11 10 (11.36%) Matrix Management
12 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
12 9 (10.23%) JIRA
12 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
13 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (9.09%) Confluence
13 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (9.09%) Service Design
14 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
14 7 (7.95%) Retail
14 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
15 6 (6.82%) ITSM
15 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
16 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
16 5 (5.68%) User Experience
16 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
16 5 (5.68%) Change Management

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (9.09%) Confluence
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) IaaS
2 3 (3.41%) PaaS
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) GoCD
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.68%) User Experience
2 2 (2.27%) FMCG
2 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Scrum
3 28 (31.82%) User Stories
4 26 (29.55%) Project Management
5 23 (26.14%) Kanban
6 18 (20.45%) Coaching
7 14 (15.91%) ITIL
7 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.77%) Agile Coaching
8 13 (14.77%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 10 (11.36%) Matrix Management
11 8 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.09%) Service Design
12 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
13 6 (6.82%) ITSM
13 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) C
1 2 (2.27%) Java
1 2 (2.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Huawei
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.27%) Arqiva
3 2 (2.27%) Mapinfo
3 2 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos
4 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.14%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.14%) hybris
4 1 (1.14%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) Nokia
4 1 (1.14%) SAP