The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank - 83 95
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £62.65
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
736 992 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.09% 91.26% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 492 364
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 35 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading