The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.31% 7.88% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 8.34% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 30
Median daily rate £413 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +1.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £47.95 £42.00
% change year-on-year +25.13% +14.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 604 755 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.27% 94.38% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1849 1790
Median daily rate £383 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 86
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Birmingham

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 22 (26.19%) SAP
2 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (11.90%) Finance
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) CRM
5 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.52%) SQL
6 8 (9.52%) Linux
7 7 (8.33%) Unix
7 7 (8.33%) Oracle
7 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (7.14%) SCCM
8 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.14%) Office 365
8 6 (7.14%) Java
8 6 (7.14%) Windows
8 6 (7.14%) ERP
8 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.95%) HTTP
9 5 (5.95%) DNS
9 5 (5.95%) Solaris
9 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (4.76%) Contract Management
10 4 (4.76%) Refactoring
10 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) nginx
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.76%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.57%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.38%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.19%) Maximo
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.19%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.19%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.19%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.19%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 5 (5.95%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) DNS
1 5 (5.95%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) ICMP
2 4 (4.76%) SSL
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
3 3 (3.57%) LDAP
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) VoIP
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Base SAS
1 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.19%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.19%) DTS
3 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.19%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 3 (3.57%) ProC
3 2 (2.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) LSMW
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Billing
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 4 (4.76%) CGI
1 4 (4.76%) CSS
1 4 (4.76%) FastCGI
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.19%) CSS3
4 1 (1.19%) IDoc
4 1 (1.19%) Java EE
4 1 (1.19%) LESS
4 1 (1.19%) LINQ
4 1 (1.19%) Mason
4 1 (1.19%) SAP CO-PA
4 1 (1.19%) Sass
4 1 (1.19%) Spring
4 1 (1.19%) WCF
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.19%) iSeries
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 6 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) Solaris
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.71%) CRM
3 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (7.14%) ERP
5 5 (5.95%) Integration Testing
5 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.76%) Contract Management
6 4 (4.76%) Data Management
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) OO
6 4 (4.76%) OOP
6 4 (4.76%) Refactoring
6 4 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (3.57%) Analytics
7 3 (3.57%) Coaching
7 3 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (3.57%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) Java
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.76%) C
4 4 (4.76%) C++
4 4 (4.76%) Go
4 4 (4.76%) Perl
4 4 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) PROC SQL
5 3 (3.57%) SAS Macro
6 2 (2.38%) ABAP
6 2 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) ES6
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) CCA
2 1 (1.19%) CCIE
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) SAP
2 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (4.76%) Juniper
4 4 (4.76%) Sun
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) hybris
6 2 (2.38%) Sage
7 1 (1.19%) Aruba
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.19%) Infor
7 1 (1.19%) MAPICS
7 1 (1.19%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago