The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 39 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 1.18% 6.09% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 6.36% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £425 £315 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -28.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -8.33%
Consultant
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Telford 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
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 96.08% 95.65% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 36
Average daily rate £460 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £201 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Telford region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (14.29%) Brand Management
3 1 (14.29%) CIPD
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) HDFS

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Telford region that cited 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) HBase
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Brand Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CIPD
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
Telford, Shropshire
Austin Fraser
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