The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Development Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Consultant
England / London
Rank 403 405 400
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.052% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.055% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-9.73% -
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 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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Content Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Java

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Content Development
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Encryption
2 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Informatica
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle