The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 376 396 387
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 263 219 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 109 112
Average daily rate £480 £475 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £554 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £87.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 237 £488 +3.94% 71
London +28 106 £500 +5.26% 33
South East +32 35 £475 +8.57% 7
North West -30 17 £438 +2.94% 8
East of England 0 15 £463 -2.63% 2
South West +16 14 £475 +5.55% 6
North East - 13 £423 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 - -
Tyne and Wear - 11 - -
Hampshire +14 10 £488 +14.70%
Scotland +2 9 £378 +125.37% 1
Manchester -9 9 £525 +31.25% 8
East Midlands -15 9 £400 - 1
Essex +3 8 - -
Yorkshire -16 8 £500 +25.00% 1
City of London +28 7 £458 -1.08% 5
Brentford +12 7 £450 +56.52% 1
Cheltenham - 7 £480 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £480 -
Berkshire +9 6 £475 +30.13% 2
West Yorkshire -6 6 £475 +18.75% 1
West Midlands -29 6 £400 -20.00% 9
Chelmsford - 6 - -
Gosport - 5 £500 -
Belfast - 5 - - 1
County Antrim - 5 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 5 - - 1
Worthing +5 4 £500 +19.04%
West Sussex +5 4 £500 +3.89%
Middlesex -1 4 £475 -

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Consultant in their job title.

1 220 (49.44%) Oracle
2 161 (36.18%) Finance
3 142 (31.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 118 (26.52%) SAP
5 100 (22.47%) Oracle EBS
6 61 (13.71%) Oracle Payables
7 55 (12.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 55 (12.36%) ERP
8 54 (12.13%) Security Cleared
9 52 (11.69%) Microsoft
9 52 (11.69%) Migration
10 49 (11.01%) Data Migration
11 48 (10.79%) CRM
12 46 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
13 43 (9.66%) Oracle General Ledger
14 41 (9.21%) SC Cleared
15 40 (8.99%) Oracle Assets
16 35 (7.87%) GAP Analysis
17 34 (7.64%) SQL
18 33 (7.42%) Oracle Financials
19 32 (7.19%) Manufacturing
20 30 (6.74%) Oracle 11i
21 27 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
23 25 (5.62%) PL/SQL
23 25 (5.62%) Retail
24 23 (5.17%) Oracle Cash Management
25 22 (4.94%) Test Scripting
25 22 (4.94%) Oracle Applications
25 22 (4.94%) Workflow

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 18 (4.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
2 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.45%) MS Project
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 142 (31.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 100 (22.47%) Oracle EBS
3 61 (13.71%) Oracle Payables
4 55 (12.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 46 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
6 43 (9.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 40 (8.99%) Oracle Assets
8 33 (7.42%) Oracle Financials
9 30 (6.74%) Oracle 11i
10 23 (5.17%) Oracle Cash Management
11 22 (4.94%) Oracle Applications
12 18 (4.04%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 17 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
13 17 (3.82%) Oracle iProcurement
13 17 (3.82%) Oracle Payroll
14 15 (3.37%) SAP MM
15 14 (3.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 13 (2.92%) Oracle ERP
16 13 (2.92%) SAP SD
17 12 (2.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.90%) Force.com
2 4 (0.90%) Taleo
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (4.49%) SAP BW
3 14 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.90%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.67%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.22%) MS Access
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (0.90%) LSMW
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.67%) ProC
4 2 (0.45%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) JBehave
5 1 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 161 (36.18%) Finance
2 32 (7.19%) Manufacturing
3 25 (5.62%) Retail
4 20 (4.49%) General Ledger
5 17 (3.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.37%) Advertising
8 12 (2.70%) Billing
8 12 (2.70%) Marketing
9 9 (2.02%) Banking
10 7 (1.57%) Local Government
11 6 (1.35%) Law
12 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.90%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.45%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (1.35%) SAP Fiori
2 6 (1.35%) XML
3 5 (1.12%) .NET
3 5 (1.12%) HTML
4 4 (0.90%) CSS
4 4 (0.90%) EDI
4 4 (0.90%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.67%) Middleware
6 2 (0.45%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) BAPI
7 1 (0.22%) Behat
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.22%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.22%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.15%) FMCG
3 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.35%) Data Conversion
5 4 (0.90%) User Experience
6 2 (0.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.22%) EFT
7 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.22%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.57%) Unix
2 4 (0.90%) Windows
3 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.36%) ERP
2 52 (11.69%) Migration
3 49 (11.01%) Data Migration
4 48 (10.79%) CRM
5 35 (7.87%) GAP Analysis
6 27 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (4.94%) Test Scripting
7 22 (4.94%) Workflow
8 21 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (4.27%) Procure-to-pay
11 18 (4.04%) Business Analysis
12 16 (3.60%) Logistics
13 15 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (3.15%) Project Management
14 14 (3.15%) SDLC
15 12 (2.70%) E-business
15 12 (2.70%) PRINCE2
15 12 (2.70%) Six Sigma
16 11 (2.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.64%) SQL
2 25 (5.62%) PL/SQL
3 10 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.90%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.67%) ABAP
5 3 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.22%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) PHP
6 1 (0.22%) Python
6 1 (0.22%) Ruby
6 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 54 (12.13%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.82%) SAP Certification
4 16 (3.60%) Degree
5 5 (1.12%) ISEB
5 5 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.90%) CBAP
6 4 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.45%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.22%) CCA
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.37%) SLA
2 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) GAAP
3 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 220 (49.44%) Oracle
2 118 (26.52%) SAP
3 52 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.02%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.35%) Infor
6 6 (1.35%) Informatica
7 5 (1.12%) OpenText
7 5 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.90%) Ariba
8 4 (0.90%) Conga
8 4 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.90%) Misys
8 4 (0.90%) Pardot
8 4 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (0.67%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.45%) CA
10 2 (0.45%) Kronos
10 2 (0.45%) Remedy
11 1 (0.22%) Hyperion
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago