Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Delivery Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 129 143
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 90 47 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.05% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.11% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 51
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £492 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +15.65% +1.80%
10th Percentile £413 £393 £250
90th Percentile £600 £580 £645
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £101.25
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 4,780 4,253 5,958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 94.76% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,879 2,659 3,559
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 199 209
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £48.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.92%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +13 35 £550 +15.79% 5
Shropshire -25 17 £560 +24.44% 1
Warwickshire +15 13 £438 -
Birmingham -15 10 £463 -12.74% 13
Staffordshire -5 7 £460 -3.16% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £500 - 2
Solihull -9 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £475 -
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) Scrum
3 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
4 20 (22.22%) Project Management
5 19 (21.11%) Kanban
5 19 (21.11%) User Stories
6 17 (18.89%) Coaching
7 14 (15.56%) Finance
8 11 (12.22%) Change Management
8 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.89%) TDD
10 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.89%) BDD
10 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (8.89%) Line Management
10 8 (8.89%) Service Design
11 7 (7.78%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (7.78%) Software Delivery
11 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.78%) Project Governance
11 7 (7.78%) Legal
11 7 (7.78%) Oracle
12 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
12 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.67%) Matrix Management
12 6 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
12 6 (6.67%) IaaS
12 6 (6.67%) Swim Lanes

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 5 (5.56%) Documentum
1 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) Confluence
3 3 (3.33%) Appian
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.33%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.67%) IaaS
3 5 (5.56%) PaaS
4 4 (4.44%) SaaS
5 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) Skype
4 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) GoCD
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Legal
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Angular 2
1 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.78%) Scrum
3 21 (23.33%) Service Delivery
4 20 (22.22%) Project Management
5 19 (21.11%) Kanban
5 19 (21.11%) User Stories
6 17 (18.89%) Coaching
7 11 (12.22%) Change Management
8 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.89%) BDD
9 8 (8.89%) Line Management
9 8 (8.89%) Service Design
9 8 (8.89%) TDD
10 7 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.78%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (7.78%) Project Governance
10 7 (7.78%) Software Delivery
11 6 (6.67%) Swim Lanes
11 6 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Java
2 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.33%) CIPD
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Pega
3 5 (5.56%) Remedy
3 5 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Huawei
5 3 (3.33%) BMC
5 3 (3.33%) IBM
5 3 (3.33%) Siebel
6 2 (2.22%) Arqiva
6 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.22%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.22%) Nokia
7 1 (1.11%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow