The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 101 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 0.075% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.079% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £550 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Technical 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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Consultant in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle