The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.85% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -
Software Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 89 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 90.00% 96.74% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 53 69
Average daily rate £325 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.05 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £625 -
Software Consultant
West Midlands

Software Consultant
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Software Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Consultant in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited Software Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java