The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 108 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.10% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £427
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Consultant
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1816 1654 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.81% 93.39% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 1081 626
Average daily rate £350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 64 68
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.33 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.02 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Business 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 Business Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) MDX
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) E-business
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
5 1 (16.67%) ABAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Business 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 Business Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ABAP
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP