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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 466 419 456
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 179 225 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.42% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 87
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £646 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -49 157 £450 - 26
London -10 57 £475 -9.09% 10
South East -7 23 £450 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +15 14 £510 +2.00%
West Midlands -21 14 £425 +1.19% 4
Scotland -2 13 £406 -9.72% 1
Berkshire -7 13 £450 -18.18% 2
East of England +4 12 £456 +17.74% 2
South West -2 12 £420 -6.66% 1
City of London +45 10 £480 -8.57%
Midlands +2 10 £444 -19.31% 1
North West -35 8 £450 +6.19%
Aberdeen - 8 - -
Essex -3 7 £350 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -4 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Leeds -6 4 £425 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire -16 4 £425 +6.25% 1
Manchester -30 4 £425 +1.19%
Slough - 4 £450 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Bristol +4 3 £430 -
Chelmsford +2 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £480 -4.00%
Leicestershire - 3 £410 -
Hertfordshire +14 2 £525 +16.34%
Hampshire +9 2 £500 +29.03%
Brentford +2 2 - -
Nottingham -3 2 £480 -4.00%
Suffolk -4 2 - -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 198 (48.65%) Oracle
2 135 (33.17%) Finance
3 103 (25.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 100 (24.57%) SAP
5 96 (23.59%) Oracle EBS
6 68 (16.71%) Microsoft
7 61 (14.99%) SQL
8 56 (13.76%) CRM
9 51 (12.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 45 (11.06%) Oracle Payables
11 40 (9.83%) Oracle Assets
12 36 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (8.85%) Oracle Receivables
13 32 (7.86%) PL/SQL
14 31 (7.62%) Oracle Financials
14 31 (7.62%) Migration
15 29 (7.13%) Dynamics CRM
15 29 (7.13%) Data Migration
16 27 (6.63%) ERP
16 27 (6.63%) Oracle General Ledger
17 26 (6.39%) SAP BW
17 26 (6.39%) Oracle Payroll
17 26 (6.39%) Change Management
17 26 (6.39%) Dynamics AX
17 26 (6.39%) Retail
18 25 (6.14%) Security Cleared
18 25 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (5.90%) Billing
20 23 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (5.65%) GAP Analysis

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 13 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (2.46%) Oracle UPK
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.72%) MS Project
3 5 (1.23%) MS Office
4 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 103 (25.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 96 (23.59%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (11.06%) Oracle Payables
4 40 (9.83%) Oracle Assets
5 36 (8.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 31 (7.62%) Oracle Financials
7 29 (7.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 27 (6.63%) Oracle General Ledger
9 26 (6.39%) Dynamics AX
9 26 (6.39%) Oracle Payroll
10 18 (4.42%) Oracle Applications
11 16 (3.93%) Oracle Cash Management
12 15 (3.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 15 (3.69%) Oracle iProcurement
13 13 (3.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
13 13 (3.19%) SAP IS-U
14 12 (2.95%) SAP SRM
15 10 (2.46%) Oracle 11i
16 9 (2.21%) SAP FI
16 9 (2.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.97%) Taleo
2 4 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.74%) Force.com
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.39%) SAP BW
2 16 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (3.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 10 (2.46%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.74%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.25%) GIS
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Toad
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.74%) LSMW
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 135 (33.17%) Finance
2 26 (6.39%) Retail
3 24 (5.90%) Billing
4 22 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.91%) Marketing
6 15 (3.69%) General Ledger
6 15 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (3.44%) Banking
8 7 (1.72%) Advertising
8 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (2.46%) HTML
2 10 (2.46%) XML
3 6 (1.47%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (1.23%) .NET
4 5 (1.23%) BAPI
4 5 (1.23%) Middleware
5 4 (0.98%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (0.74%) COM
6 3 (0.74%) CSS
6 3 (0.74%) EDI
6 3 (0.74%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.95%) FMCG
3 4 (0.98%) EPoS
3 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.49%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.25%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.25%) LIMS
6 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.21%) Unix
2 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.76%) CRM
2 51 (12.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 36 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (7.62%) Migration
5 29 (7.13%) Data Migration
6 27 (6.63%) ERP
7 26 (6.39%) Change Management
8 23 (5.65%) GAP Analysis
8 23 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.91%) Business Analysis
9 20 (4.91%) SDLC
10 18 (4.42%) ITIL
11 16 (3.93%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.93%) Procure-to-Pay
11 16 (3.93%) Unit Testing
11 16 (3.93%) Workflow
12 15 (3.69%) Risk Management
12 15 (3.69%) Time Management
13 14 (3.44%) Six Sigma
13 14 (3.44%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.99%) SQL
2 32 (7.86%) PL/SQL
3 14 (3.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.47%) ABAP
5 5 (1.23%) Java
6 4 (0.98%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.49%) COBOL
8 2 (0.49%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.44%) SAP Certification
4 5 (1.23%) Degree
5 4 (0.98%) CCA
6 3 (0.74%) CBAP
7 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.23%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.74%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) SEPA
3 1 (0.25%) GAAP
3 1 (0.25%) GxP
3 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 198 (48.65%) Oracle
2 100 (24.57%) SAP
3 68 (16.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.93%) PeopleSoft
5 14 (3.44%) JD Edwards
6 12 (2.95%) OpenText
7 10 (2.46%) Hyperion
7 10 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.23%) Misys
9 4 (0.98%) Infor
9 4 (0.98%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.74%) Conga
10 3 (0.74%) Kronos
10 3 (0.74%) Pardot
10 3 (0.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.49%) Casewise
11 2 (0.49%) IFS
11 2 (0.49%) Siebel
12 1 (0.25%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.25%) Ariba
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