The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Development Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Consultant
UK / England
Rank 563 572 567
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 10 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.074% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £700 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39357 43443 43764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.72% 94.89% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25811 28092 27916
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1597 1753
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Development Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 3 - -
London +2 3 £555 +16.84%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West +23 1 £500 -4.76%
East of England - 1 - -
Development Consultant
UK

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Development 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 England region featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
5 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.69%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
6 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) e-Learning
7 4 (13.79%) CIPD
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) C
9 2 (6.90%) Informatica
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
1 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) Gradle
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) Django
1 1 (3.45%) EJB
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.45%) Servlets
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
2 4 (13.79%) e-Learning
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Validation
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Cost Transparency
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Insight
7 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) C
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CIPD
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Graphite
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Mercator
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk