The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank 144 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Consultant 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.067% - 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2221 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.64% 95.44% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1346 1122
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 136 198
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.96 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Software Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Software Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 £550 - 1
Software Consultant
England

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Software 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 West Midlands region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft