The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Technical Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £47.50
Technical Consultant
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 307 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.30% 97.46% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 160 241
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% +12.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Technical 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 Somerset region featuring Technical Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Technical Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft