The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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.

Senior Business Consultant
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 641 614
Rank change year-on-year +46 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Consultant 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £588 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +23.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Consultant in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Consultant in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Consultant over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Consultant in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Consultant in the UK

Senior Business Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +52 10 £500 -14.89% 2
London +33 9 £500 -14.89% 1
City of London -3 1 £700 +33.33%
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Business 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 Senior Business Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) StatPro
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) FactSet
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle CX
6 1 (6.25%) Power BI
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (6.25%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Sylvan

Senior Business 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Front Office
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Attribution
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Conceptual Models
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) FactSet
1 2 (12.50%) StatPro
2 1 (6.25%) Advent
2 1 (6.25%) BISAM
2 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau