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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Consultant
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £650 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.57%
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
1274 1688 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.72% 95.31% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 973 806
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.11 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Consultant across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Senior Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 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%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
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%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
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 3 (23.08%) 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%) Analytical Skills
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%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) SAP