The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £443 £378 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% +22.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £276 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £396 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1597 2384 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.56% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1270 1376
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 4 £510 +27.50% 1
Edinburgh +17 1 £375 +19.52%
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Scotland region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Visualforce
1 4 (57.14%) Apex Code
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Visualforce
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle