The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 38 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% - 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 290 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.12% 92.65% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 139 191
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £12.46 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.20 £103.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Northampton - 1 £488 - 1
Functional Consultant
East Midlands

Functional Consultant
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
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