The median contractor rate for a Technical Manager was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Manager
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 100 104 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £419 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.23% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £525 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £625 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00%  

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 1862 1720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1268 1075
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 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 87
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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in West Yorkshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Manager in West Yorkshire

Technical Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Manager in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Manager in West Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Manager in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Guice
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3

Technical 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) Django
1 1 (8.33%) Guice
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) COBOL
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) Scala
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Google