The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset 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.

Consultant
South West / Somerset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.48% 6.10% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.00% 6.73% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 4
Median daily rate £550 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -17.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £387 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £560 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 200 223 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.24% 90.65% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 114 180
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £187 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 43
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Somerset

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Somerset

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Somerset over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Somerset

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Somerset

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Bath +7 10 £345 -13.75% 2
Taunton -8 3 £563 -
Somerton - 2 £475 -
Consultant
South West

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

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

1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (17.24%) Dart
5 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (17.24%) CLAS
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Information Management
5 5 (17.24%) Maven
5 5 (17.24%) GIS
5 5 (17.24%) CISSP
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) Ansible
5 5 (17.24%) Docker
5 5 (17.24%) Big Data
5 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (17.24%) nginx
5 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
5 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
5 5 (17.24%) SIEM
5 5 (17.24%) CentOS
5 5 (17.24%) OWASP
6 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (17.24%) nginx
2 4 (13.79%) ArcGIS
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) WordPress
4 2 (6.90%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
2 2 (6.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (3.45%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
1 5 (17.24%) GIS
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) CentOS
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Information Management
2 5 (17.24%) OWASP
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Dart
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 5 (17.24%) CLAS
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Cloudera
3 4 (13.79%) ESRI
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) hybris
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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