The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 62 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 1.06% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £27.50
Technical Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 616 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.42% 92.91% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 395 400
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Technical 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) DB2
3 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
3 14 (73.68%) Tomcat
3 14 (73.68%) JMS
3 14 (73.68%) Misys
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) JSP
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) JBoss
3 14 (73.68%) Back Office
3 14 (73.68%) Log4j
3 14 (73.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 14 (73.68%) WebSphere
3 14 (73.68%) Web Development
3 14 (73.68%) Java EE
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
4 4 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Finance

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (73.68%) JBoss
1 14 (73.68%) Tomcat
1 14 (73.68%) WebLogic
1 14 (73.68%) WebLogic Portal
1 14 (73.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Connections
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) DB2
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.26%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Log4j
General
1 14 (73.68%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
1 14 (73.68%) Java EE
1 14 (73.68%) JMS
1 14 (73.68%) JSP
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
1 14 (73.68%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) TDD
1 14 (73.68%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
2 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (73.68%) Misys
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft