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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 25 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.06% 4.65% 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 5.03% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+42.14% -48.88%
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
227 159 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.78% 92.44% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 80
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 19
Average hourly rate £13.25 £10.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.60 £29.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (4.55%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) HPUX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) CRM
1 3 (13.64%) Workflow
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Document Management
2 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) ETL
3 1 (4.55%) Time Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Content Management
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Websense
5 1 (4.55%) Siebel
5 1 (4.55%) Omniture
5 1 (4.55%) VMware