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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Consultant
Rank 93 93 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
1573 1461 1859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.74% 93.95% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 778 1030
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 78
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Business Consultant
Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) JD Edwards
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Cognos
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) QlikView
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (11.11%) Legal

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos