The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 37 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.04% 3.55% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.88% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £466 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.21% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £210 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £490 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.95 £47.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +28.37%
Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 129 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.29% 91.49% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 87 66
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +11.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) Docker
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Base SAS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
1 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Macro
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (20.00%) Kibana
3 2 (20.00%) logstash
3 2 (20.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Black Duck
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype
2 2 (20.00%) Veracode
3 1 (10.00%) F5