The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dunstable region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 5 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 6.25% 3.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
Consultant
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable 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
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
15 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 93.75% 100.00% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 39 24
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Consultant Skill Set
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Dunstable region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP