The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 25 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.92% 1.59% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.60% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £525 £519 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +107.50%  
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 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 187 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 94.16% 98.94% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 121 117
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Brighton

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Brighton

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Brighton

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Brighton region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Coaching
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Process Management
1 1 (20.00%) Psychology
1 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata
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