The median contractor rate for an Implementation Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

Implementation Consultant
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 595 584
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 59 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 38
Median daily rate £525 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £388 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £425 £531
% change year-on-year +41.17% -20.00%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Implementation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +35 34 £488 +8.33% 32
London +18 23 £488 -2.50% 16
Scotland +55 22 £650 -
Edinburgh - 21 £650 -
Reading +19 3 £600 +39.53%
Berkshire +16 3 £600 +50.00%
South East +16 3 £600 +22.44% 2
Docklands, London - 3 £325 -
North West +24 2 £525 +16.66% 3
City of London +5 2 £525 -7.07% 6
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +25 1 £300 -35.58% 4
West Midlands +19 1 - - 1
Manchester +11 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
East of England -4 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 £300 -

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Implementation 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 Implementation Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 29 (28.71%) ERP
3 25 (24.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 25 (24.75%) Migration
4 23 (22.77%) Workflow
5 22 (21.78%) Data Migration
6 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.81%) SDLC
8 18 (17.82%) System Integration Testing
9 17 (16.83%) Integration Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Performance Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Regression Testing
11 14 (13.86%) Project Management
11 14 (13.86%) Oracle
12 12 (11.88%) Local Government
13 11 (10.89%) HTML
13 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
13 11 (10.89%) SQL
13 11 (10.89%) Banking
13 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (9.90%) XML
15 9 (8.91%) Validation
15 9 (8.91%) Analytics
16 8 (7.92%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (7.92%) Asset Management
16 8 (7.92%) Adobe
16 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
17 7 (6.93%) Web Services
17 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis

Implementation 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 2 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.98%) CMS
1 2 (1.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (5.94%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.98%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (1.98%) Revive Adserver
3 2 (1.98%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.99%) BASE24
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.99%) iTrent
4 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.99%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.99%) Postilion
4 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.99%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (5.94%) SaaS
3 4 (3.96%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.98%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.99%) IaaS
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) CTI
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
2 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.99%) Skype
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.97%) SAP HANA
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) Essbase
4 1 (0.99%) OLAP
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Local Government
3 11 (10.89%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Billing
5 4 (3.96%) Advertising
5 4 (3.96%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.99%) Games
8 1 (0.99%) International Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Law
8 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) HTML
2 10 (9.90%) XML
3 7 (6.93%) Web Services
4 5 (4.95%) CSS
5 4 (3.96%) .NET
5 4 (3.96%) jQuery
6 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.98%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.98%) CSS3
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) WCF
7 2 (1.98%) XHTML
8 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.99%) JSON
8 1 (0.99%) SOAP
8 1 (0.99%) Spring
8 1 (0.99%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.97%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) EFT
5 1 (0.99%) EFTPOS
5 1 (0.99%) IVR
5 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Online Games
5 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ERP
2 25 (24.75%) Migration
3 23 (22.77%) Workflow
4 22 (21.78%) Data Migration
5 20 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (18.81%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (18.81%) SDLC
7 18 (17.82%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Integration Testing
9 16 (15.84%) Performance Testing
9 16 (15.84%) Regression Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Project Management
11 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.91%) Analytics
12 9 (8.91%) Validation
13 8 (7.92%) Asset Management
13 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
14 7 (6.93%) Business Analysis
15 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
16 5 (4.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) Java
2 4 (3.96%) Perl
2 4 (3.96%) PHP
2 4 (3.96%) Python
3 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
3 2 (1.98%) C#
3 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ACCA
2 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.99%) CCIE
2 1 (0.99%) CIMA
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.99%) CRISC
2 1 (0.99%) ISACA
2 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
2 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) QA
3 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.99%) COBIT
4 1 (0.99%) COSO
4 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.99%) EMIR
4 1 (0.99%) FATCA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.99%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
1 1 (0.99%) SCOM
1 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Adobe
3 6 (5.94%) Google
4 5 (4.95%) SAP
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.97%) Cognos
7 2 (1.98%) Acxiom
7 2 (1.98%) comScore
7 2 (1.98%) Maxymiser
7 2 (1.98%) Omniture
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.98%) SimCorp
7 2 (1.98%) Tableau
7 2 (1.98%) Tealium
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Workday
8 1 (0.99%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.99%) FIS