The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank 122 134 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.071% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.077% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £575 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2333 2613 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.53% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1361 1280
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 86 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Development Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 5 £450 -
Development Consultant
South East

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle