The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England 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 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 114 118 142
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 16 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.75% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.78% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -29.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
Functional Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2373 2689 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.15% 95.46% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1517 1566
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 7 £425 -
Essex -19 4 £350 -1.75%
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £496 -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £525 +10.52%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (24.14%) CRM
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (20.69%) Marketing
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (10.34%) Logistics
8 3 (10.34%) Retail
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle iSupplier
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle AGIS
9 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
9 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
9 2 (6.90%) SAP Smart Forms

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle iSupplier
5 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
5 2 (6.90%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (3.45%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) BAPI
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.45%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.45%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.45%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) LIMS
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) CRM
1 7 (24.14%) User Stories
2 4 (13.79%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) E-business
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Presales
5 1 (3.45%) Product Management
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) ABAP
1 2 (6.90%) SAPscript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GxP
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) SAP
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) IFS