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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 34 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.31% 5.03% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 5.08% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -18.18%
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
255 177 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 98.08% 98.88% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 70 95
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.36 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £9.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £14.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
1 2 (12.50%) Servlets
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) SPML
1 2 (12.50%) SailPoint
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) IVR
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) WFM
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Avaya
3 2 (12.50%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Verint
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys
4 1 (6.25%) Nortel
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe