The table below looks at the statistics for HFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 185 206 187
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing HFM 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.047% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.10% 0.61% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £413 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £403 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £570 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
456 495 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.34% 7.69% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 361 414
Average daily rate £500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.32 £50.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.36% +316.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.86 £55.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HFM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HFM
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 HFM across the City of London region.

HFM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HFM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HFM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

HFM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HFM 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 HFM.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Hyperion
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Essbase
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) ACCA
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

HFM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HFM 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 HFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Enterprise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Essbase
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Accountant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 1 (9.09%) DRM
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ACCA
2 1 (9.09%) CIMA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Hyperion
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica