The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 78 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £563 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
Functional Consultant
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
838 845 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.39% 94.20% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 436 443
Median daily rate £408 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Primavera
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Primavera
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle