The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Consultant
Rank 127 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £435 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Business 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 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2364 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.85% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1566 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 114 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £24.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -1 7 £435 +8.75%
Business Consultant
England

Business Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Product Management
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis

Business Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Product Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle