The first table below looks at the demand for HFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 380 386 378
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing HFM 28 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.30% 1.35% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 22
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £519 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.54% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2150 2080 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.16% 8.57% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1265 1372
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 16
Average hourly rate £32.03 £16.13 £42.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.63% -62.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.79 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
HFM
England

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in London

HFM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HFM Daily Rate Trend in London

HFM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HFM across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

HFM Daily Rate Histogram in London

HFM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HFM Hourly Rate Trend in London

HFM
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 HFM within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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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
City of London - - - - 6
HFM
England

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 39 (92.86%) Hyperion
1 39 (92.86%) Finance
2 30 (71.43%) Oracle
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (33.33%) Essbase
5 11 (26.19%) DRM
5 11 (26.19%) Windows
6 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 7 (16.67%) Billing
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (9.52%) Workflow
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) ActionScript
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
10 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
10 3 (7.14%) Hyperion Smart View
10 3 (7.14%) C
10 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.14%) Legal
10 3 (7.14%) 2G
10 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) ISEB

HFM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.38%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Essbase
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (7.14%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) DataStage
5 1 (2.38%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 39 (92.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Billing
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Consultant
2 22 (52.38%) Hyperion Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) HFM Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Financial Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Hyperion Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Hyperion Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) iBATIS
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) Spring
1 1 (2.38%) JSF
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) iXBRL
1 1 (2.38%) XBRL
1 1 (2.38%) EJB
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) JSP
1 1 (2.38%) Servlets
1 1 (2.38%) Struts
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) J2EE
1 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) DRM
2 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) System Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Development
7 1 (2.38%) Data Management
7 1 (2.38%) BPEL
7 1 (2.38%) Demand Management
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) ActionScript
2 3 (7.14%) C
3 1 (2.38%) PowerHouse
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Hyperion
2 30 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Yardi
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio