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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Consultant
England / London
Rank 402 385 400
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.063% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.067% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
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 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
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 16 January 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CIPD
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
3 2 (15.38%) WebEx
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.69%) Graphite
4 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.69%) Cost Transparency
4 1 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) Data Encryption
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency

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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) EJB
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Coaching
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Cost Transparency
2 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.69%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CIPD
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Graphite
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Mercator
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk