The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Development Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank 160 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.057% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Development Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -9 1 £450 -
Development Consultant
England

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 North West region featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sage