The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Data Consultant
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 380 325
Rank change year-on-year +50 -55  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 78 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 42
Median daily rate £500 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £643 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.22

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Consultant in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Consultant in London

Data Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 7 £513 +13.94% 6
Data Consultant
England

Data Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Data 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 London region featuring Data Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (25.63%) Big Data
2 37 (23.13%) SQL
3 33 (20.63%) Hadoop
4 32 (20.00%) Migration
5 31 (19.38%) Finance
6 29 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (18.13%) Analytics
7 28 (17.50%) SAP
8 23 (14.38%) Data Quality
9 22 (13.75%) Apache Spark
9 22 (13.75%) ETL
9 22 (13.75%) Data Management
10 21 (13.13%) Data Migration
11 20 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (11.88%) Data Governance
13 18 (11.25%) Banking
14 17 (10.63%) Data Integration
14 17 (10.63%) Python
15 16 (10.00%) Data Analytics
15 16 (10.00%) Data Analysis
16 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
17 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
18 13 (8.13%) Oracle
18 13 (8.13%) Scala
18 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.50%) Data Privacy
19 12 (7.50%) Data Protection

Data Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (13.75%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.25%) SAS
3 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.88%) Apache
5 2 (1.25%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.25%) Confluence
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) SPSS
3 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.25%) MS Office
4 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.00%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) SAP MDM
3 2 (1.25%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.25%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.63%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.13%) Office 365
4 3 (1.88%) PaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) Skype
1 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.88%) Firewall
3 2 (1.25%) Network Security
3 2 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.63%) Big Data
2 33 (20.63%) Hadoop
3 29 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.63%) Apache Hive
6 9 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.00%) SAP HANA
8 7 (4.38%) Data Lake
8 7 (4.38%) QlikView
8 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.75%) DB2
9 6 (3.75%) HBase
9 6 (3.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.50%) Power BI
10 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.88%) Base SAS
11 3 (1.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (1.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) JIRA
2 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.25%) ERwin
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
4 1 (0.63%) LSMW
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (19.38%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Legal
6 3 (1.88%) Billing
7 2 (1.25%) Front Office
7 2 (1.25%) Law
7 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) Kafka
1 7 (4.38%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (2.50%) XML
3 3 (1.88%) .NET
3 3 (1.88%) SOAP
3 3 (1.88%) TensorFlow
4 2 (1.25%) CSS
4 2 (1.25%) HTML
4 2 (1.25%) Samza
4 2 (1.25%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.63%) jQuery
5 1 (0.63%) Mason
5 1 (0.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.50%) FMCG
5 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.88%) iPad
6 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.25%) Social Network
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Blog
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Fintech
7 1 (0.63%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Linux
2 6 (3.75%) Unix
2 6 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (1.25%) CentOS
3 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) SUSE
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.00%) Migration
2 29 (18.13%) Analytics
3 22 (13.75%) Data Management
3 22 (13.75%) ETL
4 21 (13.13%) Data Migration
5 20 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.88%) Data Governance
7 17 (10.63%) Data Integration
8 16 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 16 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 12 (7.50%) Data Privacy
9 12 (7.50%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.63%) Master Data Management
13 8 (5.00%) ERP
13 8 (5.00%) Machine Learning
13 8 (5.00%) Project Management
14 7 (4.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.13%) SQL
2 17 (10.63%) Python
3 13 (8.13%) Scala
4 11 (6.88%) Java
5 8 (5.00%) C#
6 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.50%) R
9 3 (1.88%) ABAP
9 3 (1.88%) C
9 3 (1.88%) C++
10 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.25%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) CISA
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) CRISC
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) MCSD
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.38%) Data Quality
2 10 (6.25%) GDPR
3 5 (3.13%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.63%) GMP
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) HDFS
2 4 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Ansible
1 3 (1.88%) Control-M
1 3 (1.88%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) Oozie
2 2 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) SAP
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.13%) Oracle
4 11 (6.88%) Tableau
5 9 (5.63%) Informatica
6 7 (4.38%) IBM
7 5 (3.13%) BMC
7 5 (3.13%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.13%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.88%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.25%) GoldenSource
9 2 (1.25%) MapR
9 2 (1.25%) Talend
9 2 (1.25%) Teradata
9 2 (1.25%) VMware
9 2 (1.25%) Workday
10 1 (0.63%) Google
10 1 (0.63%) Jitterbit
10 1 (0.63%) Nuix