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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 20 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.03% 2.55% 9.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 2.78% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£375 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £35.15
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.76%
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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
175 180 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 97.77% 91.84% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 99 70
Average daily rate £338 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) XQuery
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) CICS
6 1 (7.69%) zOS
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) ProC

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (7.69%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) ProC
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) HPUX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) XQuery
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Omniture