The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 44 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing ERP 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 1.98% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 2.86% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -37.50%
ERP
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 175 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.11% 69.44% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 114 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ERP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ERP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (62.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Agresso
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) X++

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Agresso
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Change Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft