The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 489 445 397
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 140 206 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.39% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 110
Median daily rate £510 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 50243 48342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.97% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30886 32538 29753
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1439 1894 1939
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
London -8 57 £525 +5.00% 15
South East -2 24 £450 +4.65% 6
West Midlands -32 15 £500 +16.27% 2
East of England +16 12 £425 -6.07% 1
East Midlands +7 12 £550 +4.76% 2
South West +13 8 £535 +18.88% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £520 +36.84% 5
Midlands -10 3 £500 +19.04%
North West -20 3 - - 1
North East -26 2 £700 +27.27%
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 126 (40.91%) Oracle
2 104 (33.77%) Finance
3 68 (22.08%) Oracle EBS
3 68 (22.08%) SAP
4 60 (19.48%) Microsoft
5 51 (16.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 48 (15.58%) CRM
7 43 (13.96%) SQL
8 39 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
9 36 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (11.04%) Oracle Payables
11 32 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 30 (9.74%) PL/SQL
13 28 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
14 26 (8.44%) Migration
14 26 (8.44%) Oracle Receivables
15 25 (8.12%) Oracle General Ledger
16 22 (7.14%) Retail
16 22 (7.14%) Data Migration
16 22 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
17 19 (6.17%) Marketing
17 19 (6.17%) Business Analysis
18 18 (5.84%) ERP
18 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (5.52%) Manufacturing
19 17 (5.52%) Security Cleared
20 16 (5.19%) Time Management
20 16 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
21 15 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.92%) Oracle UPK
2 7 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.95%) MS Project
3 4 (1.30%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 68 (22.08%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (16.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (11.04%) Oracle Payables
5 32 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (8.44%) Oracle Receivables
8 25 (8.12%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
10 16 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (3.90%) Oracle Payroll
12 11 (3.57%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 11 (3.57%) SAP MM
13 9 (2.92%) Oracle Cash Management
14 8 (2.60%) Oracle iProcurement
15 7 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 7 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
16 6 (1.95%) OpenText VIM for SAP
16 6 (1.95%) Oracle iRecruitment
17 5 (1.62%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) Taleo
2 3 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) Force.com
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.87%) SAP BW
2 14 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 13 (4.22%) Oracle Discoverer
4 11 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.97%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Toad
2 3 (0.97%) LSMW
3 1 (0.32%) Ant
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 104 (33.77%) Finance
2 22 (7.14%) Retail
3 19 (6.17%) Marketing
4 17 (5.52%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.87%) Billing
6 13 (4.22%) General Ledger
7 9 (2.92%) Banking
8 8 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.95%) Advertising
10 5 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.97%) Legal
13 2 (0.65%) Local Government
14 1 (0.32%) French Language
14 1 (0.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (2.60%) XML
3 7 (2.27%) .NET
4 6 (1.95%) HTML
5 5 (1.62%) Web Services
6 4 (1.30%) BAPI
6 4 (1.30%) Middleware
7 3 (0.97%) EDI
7 3 (0.97%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.65%) COM
9 1 (0.32%) CSS
9 1 (0.32%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.95%) EPoS
3 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.30%) FMCG
5 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
5 3 (0.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.32%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.62%) Unix
2 1 (0.32%) VMS
2 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.58%) CRM
2 36 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (8.44%) Migration
4 22 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 19 (6.17%) Business Analysis
6 18 (5.84%) ERP
7 16 (5.19%) Time Management
8 15 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (4.87%) System Testing
9 13 (4.22%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.22%) Change Management
10 12 (3.90%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.57%) Functional Testing
11 11 (3.57%) Use Case
12 10 (3.25%) Procure-to-Pay
13 9 (2.92%) Logistics
13 9 (2.92%) Workflow
14 8 (2.60%) Data Modelling
14 8 (2.60%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.96%) SQL
2 30 (9.74%) PL/SQL
3 11 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.95%) ABAP
5 5 (1.62%) Java
6 3 (0.97%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.65%) COBOL
7 2 (0.65%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.60%) Degree
4 4 (1.30%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.65%) CCA
6 1 (0.32%) CBAP
6 1 (0.32%) MCTS
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.65%) SEPA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (40.91%) Oracle
2 68 (22.08%) SAP
3 60 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.87%) JD Edwards
5 14 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.90%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (2.92%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.62%) OpenText
9 2 (0.65%) Casewise
9 2 (0.65%) IFS
9 2 (0.65%) Infor
9 2 (0.65%) Siebel
10 1 (0.32%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.32%) Conga
10 1 (0.32%) hybris
10 1 (0.32%) Kronos
10 1 (0.32%) Pardot
10 1 (0.32%) Pega
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Wonderware
Slough, Berkshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Talent Point
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day + 12 months +
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago