Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Software Consultant
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 201 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Consultant 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £481 -
England median daily rate £450 £494 £450
% change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Software Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Software Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Software Consultant in the West Midlands

Software Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Consultant in the West Midlands