Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £492 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 141 135
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 51 65 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.11% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 8
West Midlands median daily rate £492 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.70% -2.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £398 £250 £334
90th Percentile £593 £645 £488
England median daily rate £488 £475 £462
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.76% +8.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £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 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 4579 5861 4672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.07% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2890 3522 2671
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 236 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 21 November 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 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 21 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
Birmingham +12 19 £532 +25.18%
Coventry +20 15 £488 -2.50% 1
Staffordshire - 9 £438 -
Warwickshire 0 2 £438 -7.89%
Solihull +5 1 - -
Shropshire 0 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £425 -
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (29.41%) Project Management
4 12 (23.53%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) Migration
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Web Development
10 5 (9.80%) Change Management
10 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.84%) Document Management
11 4 (7.84%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (7.84%) Service Management
11 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
11 4 (7.84%) GDPR
12 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
12 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
12 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
12 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
12 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.88%) SAP
12 3 (5.88%) ITSM
12 3 (5.88%) Risk 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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Automotive
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (29.41%) Project Management
4 12 (23.53%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
6 9 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) User Stories
7 8 (15.69%) ITIL
7 8 (15.69%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Web Development
10 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.84%) Document Management
10 4 (7.84%) Service Management
10 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
11 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) JDA
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore