The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Consultant
Rank 419 417 426
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Development Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 1 £500 -9.09%
Development Consultant
England

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Agresso
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) CIPD
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Development 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 Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Agresso
2 1 (8.33%) Maximo
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Microservices
2 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CIPD
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft