The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 18 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.77% 5.52% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 5.81% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £425 £369 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +6.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Consultant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107 155 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.69% 95.09% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 77 67
Median daily rate £365 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -39.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Watford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) IFS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle