The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 32 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.80% 11.39% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 12.00% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast 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
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
209 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.66% 94.94% 88.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 33 44
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Consultant 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 Belfast region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (28.57%) E-business
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) arcserve
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-business
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) arcserve
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
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