Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Consultant was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 596 599
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 17 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.037% 0.051% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.054% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
London median daily rate £465 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -17.50% +32.45%
10th Percentile £313 £201 £363
90th Percentile £588 £488 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Development Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Consultant in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 Development Consultant within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Central London +2 4 £465 +12.73%
South London - 1 £875 -
Development Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Adobe
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) GitHub
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Records Management
4 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) MCSD
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) HTML

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (5.88%) InDesign
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Loan IQ
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Dropbox
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Slack
2 1 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Behat
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Dropwizard
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) phpspec
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) e-Learning
1 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.88%) Motion Graphics
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
1 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
1 1 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Records Management
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) BDD
3 1 (5.88%) Behavioural Change
3 1 (5.88%) Business Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Microservices
3 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSD
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Kofax
3 1 (5.88%) SAP