The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.16% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.17% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 1771 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 95.01% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1016 803
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 65
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Senior 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Scala

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) React
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Security Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Usability Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Clojure
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
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