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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Consultant
Rank 125 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.044% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.13% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+0.27% +12.35%
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
2121 1564 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.93% 93.93% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 951 768
Average daily rate £363 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 73 74
Average hourly rate £13.21 £13.20 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -28.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.25 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015. 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 -28 1 £350 - 1
Business Consultant
Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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%) Inmon Methodology
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Xcelsius
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) MDX
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) PowerPivot
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Xcelsius
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Inmon Methodology
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft