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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 32 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.30% 5.12% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 5.31% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £56.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.44% +125.00%

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
378 320 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.94% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 244 259
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 February 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 -9 7 £475 -2.56% 3
Corby - 1 £440 -
Consultant
East Midlands

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 14 (28.57%) SAP
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.41%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (18.37%) Supply Chain Management
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.33%) Dell
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.33%) Boomi
6 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Power BI
6 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 7 (14.29%) VMware
7 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS R12

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 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (4.08%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (2.04%) Demantra
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.04%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (16.33%) Boomi
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (16.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.33%) Power BI
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.04%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) BAPI
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Smart Forms
1 3 (6.12%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (18.37%) Supply Chain Management
3 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
4 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.12%) System Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Test Management
8 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) ABAP
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Graphite
2 1 (2.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) SAP
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle
4 8 (16.33%) Dell
5 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.12%) Adobe
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Informatica
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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