The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
England / Midlands
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.79% 3.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 3.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £466
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 170 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.44% 93.92% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 88 48
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Midlands region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
3 1 (12.50%) SAP APO
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (12.50%) SAP GTS
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (12.50%) SAP QM

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP APO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP GTS
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) Compliance Management
1 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SEEBURGER