The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing ERP 21 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.09% 1.89% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 3.05% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
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£425 £550 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +78.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £36.40 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-36.81% +58.26%
ERP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 164 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.35% 61.89% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP across the Bedfordshire region.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the Bedfordshire region.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 12 £438 -20.45%
Bedford - 1 - -
Dunstable - - - -
ERP
East of England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ERP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ERP.

1 24 (75.00%) Oracle
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 19 (59.38%) SAP
4 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
5 17 (53.13%) Scrum
5 17 (53.13%) Waterfall
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 16 (50.00%) Agresso
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (46.88%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (31.25%) General Ledger
9 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
11 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
13 6 (18.75%) Project Management
14 5 (15.63%) SQL
14 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
15 4 (12.50%) Migration
15 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
15 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
16 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
17 2 (6.25%) Retail
17 2 (6.25%) Back Office

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing ERP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (50.00%) Agresso
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 9 (28.13%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) PMO Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Internal Communications Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Business Change Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) ERP Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
2 17 (53.13%) Waterfall
3 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
12 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
12 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
12 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
12 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Oracle
2 19 (59.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Primavera