Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Consultant was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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.

Senior Business Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 832 819 824
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 5 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
England median daily rate £625 £481 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.87% -35.83% +48.15%
UK median daily rate £625 £525 £750
% change year-on-year +19.05% -30.00% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £66.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £66.50 -

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 86,733 85,247 94,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.77% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,185 56,131 61,000
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,529 2,917 3,593
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Senior Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Consultant in England

Senior Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Consultant in England

Senior Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Consultant in England

Senior Business 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 Senior Business Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -32 3 £625 +42.86% 3
South West +4 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Senior Business Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Senior Business 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 Senior Business Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard

Senior Business 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP