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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 18 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing ERP 22 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.93% 4.04% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 4.61% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 2
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£429 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-6.52% -36.81%
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
289 456 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 77.90% 87.69% 64.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 320 77
Average daily rate £413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Average hourly rate £45.43 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.23% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +16 11 £450 +2.85%
Bedford +8 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £475 -
ERP
East of England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 18 (40.00%) SAP
3 15 (33.33%) Agresso
4 11 (24.44%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.78%) ETL
7 7 (15.56%) OLAP
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (11.11%) SaaS
9 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Cognos
10 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.89%) Change Management
10 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
10 4 (8.89%) Data Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Retail
10 4 (8.89%) General Ledger
10 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle Payables

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Agresso
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (6.67%) Infor M3
4 3 (6.67%) Movex
4 3 (6.67%) Lawson
4 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.22%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) OLAP
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 32 (71.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) General Ledger
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
1 12 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Trainer
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Trainer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.67%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Head of IT
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) EJB
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
1 2 (4.44%) JSP
1 2 (4.44%) Servlets
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) XML
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.44%) FMCG
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.78%) ETL
3 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.89%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Data Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.44%) ACCA
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CIMA
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
1 18 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.89%) Cognos
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
3 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) Pega