The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 9.35% 6.80% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.31% 7.14% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £550 £525 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +59.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £443 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. 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
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 97 140 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.65% 95.24% 99.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 94 110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 22
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +68.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bradford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Bradford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Bradford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Bradford

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bradford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Ariba
5 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) Records Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) GDPR
7 1 (5.26%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (5.26%) QA
7 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ERP
1 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Records Management
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.26%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (5.26%) User Stories
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Scala
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Ariba
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cerner