The median contractor rate for a Development Consultant was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

Development Consultant
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 629 627
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 14 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.044% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £220 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -25.00% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Development Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Consultant in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +25 13 £413 -8.33% 8
London -7 8 £475 +11.76% 3
South East +24 3 £413 -25.00%
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £413 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -

Development Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Development Consultant in the job title.

1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.71%) Adobe
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) ABAP
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.82%) Office 365
5 3 (8.82%) Coaching
5 3 (8.82%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (8.82%) PLM
5 3 (8.82%) Banking
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.82%) Finance
5 3 (8.82%) Google
5 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) SAP EHS
5 3 (8.82%) SAP PLM
5 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
5 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) Tableau

Development Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.94%) InDesign
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP EHS
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PLM
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (5.88%) SmartFocus
3 1 (2.94%) Dropbox
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Slack
3 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) NFC
1 1 (2.94%) RFID
1 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) DocumentDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Banking
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) CSS3
3 3 (8.82%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) LESS
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Bitcoin
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.94%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (2.94%) Social Media
2 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Analytics
2 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
3 3 (8.82%) Coaching
3 3 (8.82%) PLM
3 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) A/B Testing
4 2 (5.88%) API Integration
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 2 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.88%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Behavioural Change
5 1 (2.94%) Content Development
5 1 (2.94%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Presales
5 1 (2.94%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) ABAP
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) comScore
4 2 (5.88%) Maxymiser
4 2 (5.88%) Omniture
4 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Tealium
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Lavastorm
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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