Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 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.

Consultant
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.94% 5.71% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 5.92% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 22
Northamptonshire median daily rate £523 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £356 £315 £234
90th Percentile £538 £568 £523
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £14.00 £52.00
% change year-on-year - -73.08% +89.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 640 896 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 96.45% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 653 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £256 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% -4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £34.50 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Northamptonshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Northampton -9 22 £524 +10.32%
Corby +2 1 £83 -78.85%
Consultant
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) ABAP
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) SAP ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (11.11%) SAP Portal
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (7.41%) Charles River
5 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Temenos
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SAP ERP
2 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Travel Management
3 2 (7.41%) Temenos T24
4 1 (3.70%) Infor M3
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.70%) SAP GRC
4 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
4 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) GitLab
2 1 (3.70%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Japanese Language
2 1 (3.70%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) JMS
2 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Order to Cash
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
5 1 (3.70%) Record to Report
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) ABAP
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.41%) Charles River
3 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Temenos
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Apigee
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Infor
4 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau