The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 60 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.79% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.85% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £550 £420 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £420 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £484 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
745 704 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.01% 97.10% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 439 398
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Functional 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Case Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP