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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank - 164 136
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.050% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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
3246 4034 2970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.34% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2401 1641
Median daily rate £390 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 201 203
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet