The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Consultant
Rank 361 336 290
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 64 87 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 78
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£524 £495 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £580 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in London

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
City of London -17 14 £525 +7.69% 5
Brentford -2 5 £469 +4.16%
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (41.89%) Oracle
2 45 (30.41%) Finance
3 37 (25.00%) SAP
4 26 (17.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (16.22%) ERP
6 23 (15.54%) CRM
7 21 (14.19%) Oracle EBS
8 20 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
9 19 (12.84%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (11.49%) Oracle Financials
10 17 (11.49%) Oracle General Ledger
11 16 (10.81%) Migration
12 14 (9.46%) Manufacturing
13 13 (8.78%) SQL
13 13 (8.78%) Data Migration
14 12 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.11%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (8.11%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
14 12 (8.11%) SAP Certification
14 12 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (6.76%) Procure-to-pay
16 9 (6.08%) Lean Six Sigma
16 9 (6.08%) Six Sigma
16 9 (6.08%) Data Modelling
17 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (5.41%) ACCA
17 8 (5.41%) SAP BW
17 8 (5.41%) Salesforce.com

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.68%) Lync
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Office
2 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (17.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (12.84%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (11.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (11.49%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (11.49%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (8.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (8.11%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (4.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (2.70%) SAP MM
8 4 (2.70%) SAP FI-AP
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle TCA
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (2.03%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Taleo
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Toad
2 1 (0.68%) MorphX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (30.41%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.41%) Retail
5 7 (4.73%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.70%) Turkish Language
6 4 (2.70%) Advertising
7 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.03%) Marketing
8 2 (1.35%) Law
9 1 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (4.05%) Middleware
3 3 (2.03%) .NET
3 3 (2.03%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.68%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.68%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) FMCG
1 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.03%) iSeries
3 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.22%) ERP
2 23 (15.54%) CRM
3 16 (10.81%) Migration
4 13 (8.78%) Data Migration
5 12 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (6.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 9 (6.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (6.08%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.08%) Six Sigma
8 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.73%) Release Management
9 7 (4.73%) Change Control
10 6 (4.05%) SAP Implementation
10 6 (4.05%) SOA
11 5 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.38%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.38%) Analytics
11 5 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.70%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.78%) SQL
2 3 (2.03%) Java
2 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.35%) ABAP
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.68%) Jython
4 1 (0.68%) VB6
4 1 (0.68%) X++
4 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) SAP Certification
2 8 (5.41%) ACCA
3 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.38%) CIMA
5 1 (0.68%) PMP
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 6 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) Basel II
3 1 (0.68%) QA
Vendors
1 62 (41.89%) Oracle
2 37 (25.00%) SAP
3 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.05%) Siebel
6 4 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.03%) OpenText
8 2 (1.35%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.68%) Progress
9 1 (0.68%) Ariba
9 1 (0.68%) CA
9 1 (0.68%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.68%) Sage
9 1 (0.68%) Kofax
9 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.68%) ExactTarget
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