The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 460 409 459
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 197 227 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 91
Median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £646 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK.

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -39 168 £450 -10.00% 20
London -27 59 £475 -9.52% 13
East of England +5 18 £425 +9.67%
South East -15 18 £463 -7.50% 1
East Midlands +21 14 £420 -16.00% 3
South West -7 14 £430 -4.44% 1
Scotland -3 13 £406 -9.72%
North West -15 12 £450 -2.70%
City of London +34 11 £480 -10.69% 1
Midlands +3 11 £388 -18.42%
Berkshire -6 10 £500 - 1
West Midlands -10 10 £438 -
Nottinghamshire +3 8 - -
Manchester -19 8 £425 -19.04%
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Suffolk - 7 £425 -
Nottingham +1 6 - -
Ipswich - 6 - -
Yorkshire +9 5 £388 -20.06%
Bristol -2 5 £440 -
Leeds 0 4 £388 -17.46%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £388 -17.46%
Essex -17 4 £350 -1.75%
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Brentford +6 3 £450 -2.70%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £475 -
Warwickshire -2 3 - -
North East -46 3 - - 2
Durham - 3 - - 1

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 213 (49.53%) Oracle
2 137 (31.86%) Finance
3 113 (26.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 109 (25.35%) Oracle EBS
5 108 (25.12%) SAP
6 69 (16.05%) Microsoft
7 56 (13.02%) SQL
8 52 (12.09%) CRM
9 51 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (9.53%) Oracle Payables
11 40 (9.30%) Migration
12 38 (8.84%) GAP Analysis
12 38 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
13 37 (8.60%) Data Migration
14 33 (7.67%) ERP
15 32 (7.44%) Oracle Receivables
16 30 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
16 30 (6.98%) PL/SQL
17 29 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (6.51%) Oracle Payroll
18 28 (6.51%) Security Cleared
19 27 (6.28%) Oracle Financials
19 27 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (6.05%) SAP BW
20 26 (6.05%) Manufacturing
21 25 (5.81%) Change Management
21 25 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
21 25 (5.81%) Oracle General Ledger
22 24 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (5.58%) Billing

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (2.33%) Oracle UPK
3 9 (2.09%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.16%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS Project
3 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 113 (26.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 109 (25.35%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (9.53%) Oracle Payables
4 38 (8.84%) Oracle Assets
5 32 (7.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 30 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
7 28 (6.51%) Oracle Payroll
8 27 (6.28%) Oracle Financials
9 25 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 25 (5.81%) Oracle General Ledger
10 18 (4.19%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 15 (3.49%) Oracle Cash Management
12 13 (3.02%) OpenText VIM for SAP
12 13 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (3.02%) Oracle iProcurement
12 13 (3.02%) SAP MM
13 12 (2.79%) SAP FI
13 12 (2.79%) SAP IS-U
13 12 (2.79%) SAP SRM
14 11 (2.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) Taleo
2 6 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.16%) Force.com
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.05%) SAP BW
2 16 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (1.86%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.70%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.23%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Toad
2 6 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.47%) LSMW
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (31.86%) Finance
2 26 (6.05%) Manufacturing
3 24 (5.58%) Billing
4 23 (5.35%) Retail
5 21 (4.88%) Marketing
6 18 (4.19%) General Ledger
7 16 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (3.02%) Banking
9 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.63%) Legal
11 6 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.40%) Law
12 4 (0.93%) Advertising
12 4 (0.93%) Local Government
13 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
14 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (2.09%) HTML
3 8 (1.86%) XML
4 6 (1.40%) SAP Fiori
5 5 (1.16%) CSS
5 5 (1.16%) Visualforce
6 4 (0.93%) BAPI
6 4 (0.93%) COM
6 4 (0.93%) EDI
6 4 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.70%) Middleware
7 3 (0.70%) Web Services
8 1 (0.23%) .NET
8 1 (0.23%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.23%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.23%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.23%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.49%) FMCG
3 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.23%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.23%) LIMS
5 1 (0.23%) Pricing Data
5 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (12.09%) CRM
2 51 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 40 (9.30%) Migration
4 38 (8.84%) GAP Analysis
5 37 (8.60%) Data Migration
6 33 (7.67%) ERP
7 29 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (5.81%) Change Management
10 22 (5.12%) Business Analysis
10 22 (5.12%) SDLC
11 18 (4.19%) ITIL
12 17 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 17 (3.95%) Procure-to-Pay
13 16 (3.72%) Project Management
13 16 (3.72%) Unit Testing
14 15 (3.49%) Risk Management
14 15 (3.49%) Six Sigma
15 14 (3.26%) Lean Six Sigma
15 14 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.02%) SQL
2 30 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 15 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.40%) ABAP
5 5 (1.16%) Apex Code
6 4 (0.93%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.47%) COBOL
7 2 (0.47%) PeopleCode
8 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.72%) SAP Certification
4 5 (1.16%) CBAP
5 4 (0.93%) CCA
5 4 (0.93%) Degree
6 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.16%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.70%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) SEPA
4 1 (0.23%) GAAP
4 1 (0.23%) GxP
4 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 213 (49.53%) Oracle
2 108 (25.12%) SAP
3 69 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.19%) PeopleSoft
5 14 (3.26%) JD Edwards
6 11 (2.56%) OpenText
6 11 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.33%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.16%) Conga
8 5 (1.16%) Misys
8 5 (1.16%) Pardot
8 5 (1.16%) Pegasus
8 5 (1.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (0.93%) Infor
10 3 (0.70%) Kronos
11 2 (0.47%) Casewise
11 2 (0.47%) IFS
12 1 (0.23%) Ceridian
12 1 (0.23%) hybris
12 1 (0.23%) RedPrairie
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East Midlands
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City of London
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