Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019.

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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 142 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 72 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.45% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 0.99% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 46
West Midlands median daily rate £515 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +9.72% -2.70%
10th Percentile £385 £350 £253
90th Percentile £600 £593 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £29.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.38 £32.56
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.59% +8.52%

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 4,738 4,549 4,984
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 95.23% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,951 2,834 3,024
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 186 221
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.58 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +9.29% +7.26%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.97 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +6 36 £525 -2.33% 3
Birmingham +21 17 £500 - 15
Shropshire -42 8 £515 -20.77% 2
Warwickshire +1 4 £500 +14.29% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £336 -
Staffordshire -12 1 £390 -10.86% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £400 -
Solihull - 1 - - 6
Delivery Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Scrum
3 25 (34.72%) User Stories
4 22 (30.56%) Kanban
5 20 (27.78%) Project Management
5 20 (27.78%) Sprint Planning
6 16 (22.22%) Coaching
7 15 (20.83%) Agile Coaching
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (18.06%) ITIL
10 9 (12.50%) Sprint Retrospective
10 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.50%) JIRA
10 9 (12.50%) Matrix Management
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.11%) Confluence
11 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 8 (11.11%) Finance
12 7 (9.72%) User Experience
13 6 (8.33%) Retail
13 6 (8.33%) Service Management
13 6 (8.33%) SOA
14 5 (6.94%) CRM
14 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
15 4 (5.56%) Service Design
15 4 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
15 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
15 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure

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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Slack
3 1 (1.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Middleware
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Scrum
3 25 (34.72%) User Stories
4 22 (30.56%) Kanban
5 20 (27.78%) Project Management
5 20 (27.78%) Sprint Planning
6 16 (22.22%) Coaching
7 15 (20.83%) Agile Coaching
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
9 13 (18.06%) ITIL
10 9 (12.50%) Matrix Management
10 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.50%) Sprint Retrospective
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.33%) Service Management
12 6 (8.33%) SOA
13 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.39%) APMG
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCITP
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.39%) Cadence
3 1 (1.39%) Cognos
3 1 (1.39%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.39%) Huawei
3 1 (1.39%) hybris
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Mitel
3 1 (1.39%) Nokia
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Red Box
3 1 (1.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Virgin Media