The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 34 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.97% 2.82% 10.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.90% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.63% 97.18% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 83 60
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.73 £32.50 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
7 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (5.56%) Content Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Project Management
1 2 (11.11%) CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
1 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
2 1 (5.56%) Content Management
2 1 (5.56%) Document Management
2 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Demand Forecasting
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) ETL
2 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Websense
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya