The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 9 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.00% - 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -50.84%
Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Abingdon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Abingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £160 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £7.85 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.86% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Abingdon region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Abingdon region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Abingdon

Consultant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft