The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
South West / Somerset
Rank 29 24 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.37% 5.32% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 5.36% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

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 201 261 324
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.63% 99.24% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 138 202
Median daily rate £350 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +141.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £45.60
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -5 4 £550 +12.82% 4
Consultant
South West

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
1 5 (20.00%) Maximo
1 5 (20.00%) Coaching
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.00%) Moodle
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) HDFS
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.00%) Moodle
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Maximo
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (12.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.00%) BlueKai
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Coaching
2 3 (12.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau
2 1 (4.00%) Talend
2 1 (4.00%) Teradata
Somerton, Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago