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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
UK
Rank 418 377 400
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 170 251 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 108
Median daily rate £475 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £371 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £584 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £456
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £87.00
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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
England -29 142 £475 -2.81% 37
London -21 64 £470 -6.00% 23
South East +11 22 £475 - 4
Yorkshire +32 18 £525 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire +25 18 £525 +10.52%
Leeds +23 18 £525 +7.69%
East Midlands -2 10 £378 -6.79% 1
West Midlands +12 8 £475 +18.75% 4
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £378 +10.62%
Nottingham +5 7 £378 +10.62%
South West +5 7 £475 -
Surrey +16 6 £475 +5.55%
West Sussex -2 6 £475 -5.00% 1
Scotland +25 5 £480 +27.15%
North West +22 5 £513 +17.14% 1
City of London +6 5 £450 -1.63% 4
East of England -3 5 £525 +23.52% 2
Manchester +11 4 £500 +11.11%
Glasgow +5 4 £510 +27.50%
Wales +9 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £500 -4.76% 1
Birmingham +1 3 £475 +26.66% 3
Hertfordshire -4 3 £525 +55.55% 1
Gatwick - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £463 -
South Wales +18 2 - -
Bedfordshire +5 2 £525 -
Somerset +2 2 £475 -
Milton Keynes +2 2 £500 -4.76%
Swindon - 2 £425 -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 132 (39.17%) Oracle
2 108 (32.05%) SAP
3 91 (27.00%) Finance
4 57 (16.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 53 (15.73%) CRM
6 51 (15.13%) Microsoft
7 46 (13.65%) ERP
8 39 (11.57%) Oracle EBS
9 37 (10.98%) Oracle Receivables
10 34 (10.09%) Dynamics AX
11 31 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (8.90%) SQL
13 29 (8.61%) Dynamics CRM
13 29 (8.61%) Oracle Payables
14 26 (7.72%) Billing
15 25 (7.42%) Retail
16 24 (7.12%) Migration
17 21 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (5.64%) Oracle Financials
18 19 (5.64%) PL/SQL
18 19 (5.64%) MS Excel
19 18 (5.34%) Oracle Assets
19 18 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (5.34%) Business Analysis
19 18 (5.34%) SAP IS-U
19 18 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (5.34%) Manufacturing
20 17 (5.04%) Degree
21 16 (4.75%) Data Migration
22 15 (4.45%) Oracle General Ledger

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 6 (1.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.30%) MTS
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 57 (16.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 39 (11.57%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (10.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 34 (10.09%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (8.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (8.61%) Oracle Payables
6 19 (5.64%) Oracle Financials
7 18 (5.34%) Oracle Assets
7 18 (5.34%) SAP IS-U
8 15 (4.45%) Oracle General Ledger
9 12 (3.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (3.56%) SAP Retail
10 10 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (2.97%) SAP CRM
11 9 (2.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 9 (2.67%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (2.67%) SAP FI
12 8 (2.37%) SAP CO
12 8 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (2.08%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.15%) SaaS
2 8 (2.37%) Taleo
3 2 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (3.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.97%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.89%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.59%) GIS
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.89%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.59%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 91 (27.00%) Finance
2 26 (7.72%) Billing
3 25 (7.42%) Retail
4 18 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.86%) General Ledger
6 12 (3.56%) Advertising
6 12 (3.56%) Marketing
7 10 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (2.08%) Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.59%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.59%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (2.97%) SAPUI5
3 9 (2.67%) SAP Fiori
4 8 (2.37%) Middleware
5 4 (1.19%) Visualforce
5 4 (1.19%) XML
6 3 (0.89%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (0.59%) CSS
7 2 (0.59%) HTML
7 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 2 (0.59%) Mason
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Business Workflow
7 2 (0.59%) Web Services
8 1 (0.30%) .NET
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) EDI
8 1 (0.30%) JSP
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.08%) Replication
3 4 (1.19%) Data Conversion
3 4 (1.19%) Life Science
3 4 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.30%) FMCG
6 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.30%) iPad
6 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.73%) CRM
2 46 (13.65%) ERP
3 31 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (7.12%) Migration
5 18 (5.34%) Business Analysis
5 18 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (4.75%) Data Migration
7 14 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.86%) Logistics
8 13 (3.86%) Project Management
8 13 (3.86%) Test Scripting
9 11 (3.26%) Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (2.97%) E-business
10 10 (2.97%) Workflow
11 9 (2.67%) Analytics
12 8 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.37%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.37%) Cash Management
12 8 (2.37%) Data Management
12 8 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.90%) SQL
2 19 (5.64%) PL/SQL
3 14 (4.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.97%) ABAP
5 6 (1.78%) Java
6 5 (1.48%) C
7 4 (1.19%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.59%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.04%) Degree
2 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.19%) ACCA
4 1 (0.30%) HNC
4 1 (0.30%) HND
4 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) GMP
2 4 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) GAAP
3 1 (0.30%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 132 (39.17%) Oracle
2 108 (32.05%) SAP
3 51 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (3.56%) PeopleSoft
6 10 (2.97%) Workday
7 6 (1.78%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.78%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.19%) IFS
8 4 (1.19%) Siebel
9 3 (0.89%) Cognos
9 3 (0.89%) Kronos
10 2 (0.59%) Anaplan
11 1 (0.30%) Baan
11 1 (0.30%) FXall
11 1 (0.30%) hybris
11 1 (0.30%) Infor
11 1 (0.30%) Lotus
11 1 (0.30%) Sage
11 1 (0.30%) SEEBURGER
West Sussex
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £570 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £535 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago