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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 438 441 450
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 177 211 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 85
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
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 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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +1 156 £475 - 27
London +7 69 £475 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +23 22 £490 - 2
South East +3 17 £450 - 7
Derby - 10 - -
Derbyshire - 10 - -
Yorkshire +30 9 £540 +13.68% 2
West Yorkshire +28 9 £540 +13.68% 2
Leeds +27 9 £540 +13.68% 2
Manchester +1 9 £413 -17.50%
North West -12 9 £413 -8.33%
West Midlands -16 8 £475 +6.14%
Midlands - 7 - -
Northamptonshire -10 6 £500 -
City of London -10 6 £450 +5.88% 2
Scotland +2 5 £443 +13.82% 1
Oxfordshire -7 5 £475 +8.57% 1
Northampton - 5 £500 -
West Sussex +10 4 £338 - 1
Glasgow +9 4 £510 +27.50% 1
East of England 0 4 £350 -22.22% 1
Birmingham -5 4 £475 +11.76%
South West -7 4 £450 -5.26%
North East -37 4 £500 +2.24%
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £350 -22.22%
Surrey +20 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 - - 1
Bristol +6 2 - -
Durham +3 2 £500 +2.24%
Oxford -4 2 £450 +2.85% 1

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 134 (39.88%) Oracle
2 97 (28.87%) Finance
3 93 (27.68%) SAP
4 63 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 62 (18.45%) Microsoft
6 50 (14.88%) CRM
7 44 (13.10%) Dynamics AX
8 40 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
9 35 (10.42%) ERP
10 34 (10.12%) SQL
11 33 (9.82%) Oracle Receivables
12 31 (9.23%) Oracle Payables
13 30 (8.93%) Migration
14 28 (8.33%) Retail
15 27 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
15 27 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (7.14%) PL/SQL
17 23 (6.85%) Oracle Financials
17 23 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (6.55%) Manufacturing
19 21 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
20 20 (5.95%) Data Migration
21 17 (5.06%) Business Analysis
21 17 (5.06%) MS Excel
22 16 (4.76%) Degree
22 16 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
22 16 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
23 15 (4.46%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
2 5 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 44 (13.10%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (9.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 31 (9.23%) Oracle Payables
6 27 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (6.85%) Oracle Financials
8 21 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
9 16 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 14 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (2.98%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 8 (2.38%) Oracle HRMS
12 8 (2.38%) SAP CO
12 8 (2.38%) SAP FI
12 8 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
12 8 (2.38%) SAP MM
13 7 (2.08%) SAP CRM
13 7 (2.08%) SAP IS-U
13 7 (2.08%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.87%) SaaS
2 8 (2.38%) Taleo
3 1 (0.30%) Force.com
3 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (3.87%) Oracle Discoverer
2 13 (3.87%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (2.98%) SAP BW
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.89%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.89%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.30%) Ant
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleTools
General
1 97 (28.87%) Finance
2 28 (8.33%) Retail
3 22 (6.55%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.46%) Marketing
5 13 (3.87%) Billing
6 11 (3.27%) Advertising
7 9 (2.68%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.79%) Banking
10 3 (0.89%) Local Government
10 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) French Language
11 2 (0.60%) Law
11 2 (0.60%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.60%) Romanian Language
11 2 (0.60%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (2.08%) HTML
3 6 (1.79%) SAPUI5
4 5 (1.49%) .NET
4 5 (1.49%) Middleware
4 5 (1.49%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (1.19%) HTML5
5 4 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (1.19%) Visualforce
6 3 (0.89%) Web Services
6 3 (0.89%) XML
7 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) jQuery
7 2 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.49%) EPoS
2 5 (1.49%) Life Science
3 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.19%) Replication
4 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.89%) Data Extraction
4 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.60%) FMCG
6 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) AIX
1 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.88%) CRM
2 35 (10.42%) ERP
3 30 (8.93%) Migration
4 27 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (5.95%) Data Migration
8 17 (5.06%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.17%) Procure-to-Pay
9 14 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 13 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.27%) Logistics
12 10 (2.98%) Analytics
12 10 (2.98%) Workflow
13 9 (2.68%) Change Management
13 9 (2.68%) Data Modelling
13 9 (2.68%) E-business
14 8 (2.38%) Asset Management
15 7 (2.08%) Performance Management
15 7 (2.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.12%) SQL
2 24 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 15 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.38%) ABAP
5 5 (1.49%) Java
6 4 (1.19%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.89%) C
8 2 (0.60%) C#
8 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (4.76%) Degree
2 8 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) ACCA
5 1 (0.30%) HNC
5 1 (0.30%) HND
5 1 (0.30%) MCTS
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) GMP
2 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) GAAP
3 1 (0.30%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) SEPA
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 134 (39.88%) Oracle
2 93 (27.68%) SAP
3 62 (18.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.08%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.49%) hybris
6 5 (1.49%) Workday
7 3 (0.89%) Siebel
8 2 (0.60%) Kronos
9 1 (0.30%) Ariba
9 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.30%) Infor
9 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.30%) OpenText
9 1 (0.30%) Pega
9 1 (0.30%) Saba
9 1 (0.30%) Sage
9 1 (0.30%) SEEBURGER
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Posted: 2 days ago
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