The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank - 17 25
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 0 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 6.96% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.43% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +111.76%
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 Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 148 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.73% 93.67% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 111 136
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £473 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Halifax region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Postgraduate
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Markov Chain
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) UX Design
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Markov Chain
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) UX Design
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Postgraduate