The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 24 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.14% 7.53% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 7.87% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 8
Median daily rate £475 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +87.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 267 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.65% 95.70% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 175 235
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £8.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.20 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Northampton -7 17 £475 -2.56% 1
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) SAP
2 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (21.43%) Boomi
4 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Power BI
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (21.43%) Dell
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 12 (21.43%) VMware
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 11 (19.64%) ITIL
5 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (19.64%) Functional Testing
6 10 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) Supply Chain Management
8 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.71%) Coaching

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) JBoss
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.79%) Demantra
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.79%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Boomi
2 10 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (21.43%) Power BI
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.79%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) BAPI
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (5.36%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (19.64%) Functional Testing
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Supply Chain Management
6 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (5.36%) System Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Test Management
10 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) ABAP
4 2 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Squid
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Graphite
2 1 (1.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) SAP
3 12 (21.43%) Dell
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.36%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat