The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Paddington during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / Paddington
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Paddington 14.29% 6.67% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 7.69% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £950
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.08% +54.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Paddington. 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
Paddington
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7 13 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Paddington 100.00% 86.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £120 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £560 £890
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Paddington

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Paddington

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Paddington

Consultant Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Paddington region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington 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:

Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security