The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucester during the 3 months to 27 April 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 4.69% 7.02% 10.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 7.34% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 9
Median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £665 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +3.37% +1.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +2.22% +24.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester. 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
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 121 109 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 94.53% 95.61% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 69
Median daily rate £400 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 8
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Gloucester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Gloucester

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Gloucester over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Gloucester

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Gloucester region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Primavera
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (20.00%) Basel II
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (10.00%) Captiva
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) XenApp

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Captiva
1 1 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Primavera
2 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Basel II
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (10.00%) SAP