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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Consultant
South West / Somerset
Rank - 36 43
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.37% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £444
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
230 292 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.26% 99.66% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 169
Median daily rate £350 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +131.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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