The median contractor rate for a Development Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 418 419
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.042% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.044% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -25.00% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Consultant in London

Development Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Consultant in London

Development Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Consultant in London

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe
3 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (16.67%) PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) SAP EHS
4 3 (16.67%) ABAP
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SAP PLM
4 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) SmartFocus
5 2 (11.11%) Maxymiser
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) comScore
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery

Development 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 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (5.56%) InDesign
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP EHS
1 3 (16.67%) SAP PLM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) ResourceLink
2 1 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) SmartFocus
3 1 (5.56%) Dropbox
3 1 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Slack
3 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (5.56%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) PLM
3 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) A/B Testing
4 2 (11.11%) API Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) ABAP
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) comScore
4 2 (11.11%) Maxymiser
4 2 (11.11%) Omniture
4 2 (11.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Tealium
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Lavastorm
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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