The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 153 189 199
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £488 £500 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £430 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant across the City of London region.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 City of London region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (18.75%) E-business
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Volume Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Billing
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (6.25%) Misys
8 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.25%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) PLM
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Taleo

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Taleo
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-business
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Misys
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com