The median contractor rate for a Senior Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 17 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.25% 0.94% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.98% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Median daily rate £500 £613 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% +32.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £461 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £671 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £52.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in West Yorkshire

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Manager in West Yorkshire

Senior Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Manager in West Yorkshire

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +3 10 £500 -21.56%
Bradford - 4 £545 - 1
Halifax +2 2 £469 -15.64%
Senior Manager
Yorkshire

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 Yorkshire region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Retail
7 4 (15.38%) QA
7 4 (15.38%) Product Management
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) User Experience
8 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
9 2 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (7.69%) Adobe
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle
9 2 (7.69%) Windows
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) MPLS
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Product Management
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Service Management
7 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.85%) VMware