The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 450 413 431
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 185 203 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 98
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £345 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £564 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 77 £458 -8.50% 21
East of England +7 23 £425 -10.52% 1
East Midlands - 16 £421 - 3
South East -7 15 £463 -7.50% 5
North West -16 13 £425 -8.10% 2
South West +8 10 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +6 8 £475 -2.01% 2
Midlands -1 8 - -
West Midlands -22 6 £450 -7.12%
North East -34 3 - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional Consultant in their job title 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 with Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 182 (44.61%) Oracle
2 133 (32.60%) Finance
3 124 (30.39%) SAP
4 101 (24.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 94 (23.04%) Oracle EBS
6 53 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 51 (12.50%) CRM
8 44 (10.78%) Migration
9 41 (10.05%) Data Migration
10 39 (9.56%) SQL
11 37 (9.07%) Oracle Payables
12 35 (8.58%) Oracle Receivables
13 34 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
14 32 (7.84%) ERP
14 32 (7.84%) Security Cleared
15 31 (7.60%) GAP Analysis
15 31 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (6.86%) Oracle Financials
17 27 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (6.62%) Manufacturing
17 27 (6.62%) Oracle General Ledger
18 26 (6.37%) Oracle Payroll
19 25 (6.13%) SAP BW
19 25 (6.13%) Business Analysis
20 24 (5.88%) PL/SQL
20 24 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
21 22 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
21 22 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (5.15%) SC Cleared
22 21 (5.15%) Marketing

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional Consultant in their job title 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 with Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) MS Office
3 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 101 (24.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 94 (23.04%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (9.07%) Oracle Payables
4 35 (8.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 34 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
6 28 (6.86%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (6.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 26 (6.37%) Oracle Payroll
9 24 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
10 22 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
11 19 (4.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 18 (4.41%) SAP MM
13 16 (3.92%) Oracle Cash Management
14 14 (3.43%) SAP FI
15 13 (3.19%) Oracle 11i
15 13 (3.19%) SAP SRM
16 11 (2.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
16 11 (2.70%) SAP CRM
17 10 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
17 10 (2.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.72%) Taleo
3 5 (1.23%) Force.com
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.13%) SAP BW
2 18 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.49%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.23%) LSMW
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.49%) Toad
5 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.25%) JBehave
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 133 (32.60%) Finance
2 27 (6.62%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.15%) Marketing
4 19 (4.66%) Retail
5 16 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (3.68%) General Ledger
7 14 (3.43%) Banking
8 11 (2.70%) Billing
9 7 (1.72%) Legal
9 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.47%) Law
11 4 (0.98%) Advertising
11 4 (0.98%) Local Government
12 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (1.96%) HTML
3 7 (1.72%) XML
4 6 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (1.23%) CSS
5 5 (1.23%) Visualforce
6 4 (0.98%) BAPI
6 4 (0.98%) COM
6 4 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.74%) Middleware
8 2 (0.49%) .NET
8 2 (0.49%) EDI
8 2 (0.49%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) Behat
9 1 (0.25%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.92%) FMCG
3 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 4 (0.98%) User Experience
4 3 (0.74%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.25%) LIMS
6 1 (0.25%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.96%) Unix
2 3 (0.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (12.50%) CRM
2 44 (10.78%) Migration
3 41 (10.05%) Data Migration
4 32 (7.84%) ERP
5 31 (7.60%) GAP Analysis
5 31 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (6.13%) Business Analysis
8 19 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (4.41%) Workflow
10 16 (3.92%) Logistics
10 16 (3.92%) Six Sigma
11 15 (3.68%) Lean Six Sigma
12 14 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (3.43%) Project Management
13 13 (3.19%) E-business
13 13 (3.19%) Procure-to-pay
14 12 (2.94%) PRINCE2
14 12 (2.94%) Unit Testing
15 10 (2.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.56%) SQL
2 24 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 13 (3.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.23%) Apex Code
5 4 (0.98%) ABAP
5 4 (0.98%) SAPscript
6 2 (0.49%) COBOL
6 2 (0.49%) PeopleCode
7 1 (0.25%) C#
7 1 (0.25%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.66%) SAP Certification
4 7 (1.72%) Degree
5 5 (1.23%) CBAP
6 4 (0.98%) CCA
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) GAAP
4 1 (0.25%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 182 (44.61%) Oracle
2 124 (30.39%) SAP
3 53 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 10 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.21%) OpenText
8 7 (1.72%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.23%) Ariba
9 5 (1.23%) Conga
9 5 (1.23%) Informatica
9 5 (1.23%) Misys
9 5 (1.23%) Pardot
9 5 (1.23%) Pegasus
9 5 (1.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (0.98%) Infor
11 3 (0.74%) Kronos
12 1 (0.25%) Ceridian
12 1 (0.25%) hybris
12 1 (0.25%) RedPrairie
London
Modis International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £420 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 24 days ago