Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Consultant was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Development Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 825 832
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 29 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.040% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.042% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 20
England median daily rate £465 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £319
90th Percentile £602 £665 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Consultant in England

Development Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Consultant in England

Development Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Consultant in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Consultant in England

Development Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Consultant in England

Development Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 17 £465 +12.73% 1
South East +6 9 £605 +15.24%
North of England - 2 - -
Midlands +29 1 £325 -53.57%
South West +5 1 £465 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Development Consultant
UK

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Development 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 England region featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (27.59%) SAP
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
4 5 (17.24%) Sybase
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Android
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (17.24%) MEAP
4 5 (17.24%) User Experience
4 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) PhoneGap
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Adobe
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint

Development Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (3.45%) InDesign
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.45%) Loan IQ
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Dropbox
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Slack
2 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
1 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Redis
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Moq
2 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.90%) NSubstitute
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (17.24%) HTML5
3 5 (17.24%) MEAP
4 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 4 (13.79%) PhoneGap
5 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Behat
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) Dropwizard
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) phpspec
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) SAPUI5
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Security
6 1 (3.45%) Symfony
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.45%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Video Editing
2 1 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
1 5 (17.24%) SOA
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Records Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Behavioural Change
4 1 (3.45%) Business Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Microservices
4 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (3.45%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Sybase
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Kofax