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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 97 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.088% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.093% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £438 - £437
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 - £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1376 1072 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.09% 94.12% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 760 566
Average daily rate £382 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.53 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
1 3 (33.33%) SAP HCM
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) SAP EP
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP HCM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) WSRP
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware