The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 90 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£510 £349 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.89% +51.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £509 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.38 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1584 1427 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.40% 94.13% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 751 1006
Average daily rate £348 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 88
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 £10.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Consultant
Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -9 3 £521 +49.18% 2
Bradford - 1 - -
Wakefield - - - -
Technical Consultant
Yorkshire

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Siebel
4 3 (25.00%) EAI
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) EAM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Siebel
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SAP