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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 29 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.65% 4.84% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 5.06% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate
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£303 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £508 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -33.33%
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
215 178 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.13% 95.70% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 106
Average daily rate £320 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £253 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £175.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
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 3 March 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 5 (27.78%) CRM
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (5.56%) HP NNM

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) 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%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.11%) Document Management
2 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Demand Forecasting
3 1 (5.56%) People Management
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Websense
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.56%) Siebel