The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Exeter 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.23% 2.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £501 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.07% -  
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 Exeter. 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
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 150 73 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 96.77% 97.33% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 49 34
Median daily rate £370 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £299 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £22.60 £39.60
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 Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Exeter

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Exeter

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Exeter

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

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 Exeter region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Contract Management
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft