The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 47 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing ERP 14 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.98% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.82% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £560 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year
- +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £25.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-15.68% -29.94%
ERP
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ERP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ERP Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 11 (30.56%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) SAP
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.89%) WPF
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
8 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) SaaS
8 4 (11.11%) PaaS
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) JD Edwards
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.33%) Lync
9 3 (8.33%) Retail
9 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.33%) SAP ERP
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Mule
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) NHibernate

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.33%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (8.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (5.56%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.78%) Movex
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (2.78%) Line 500
5 1 (2.78%) Sage 1000
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.78%) Infor M3
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LSMW
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
1 8 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) WPF
3 4 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.56%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Logistics
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) C
4 1 (2.78%) ABAP
4 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) JD Edwards
5 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.78%) Sage