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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 487 445 427
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 165 206 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 86 94
Median daily rate £480 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -57 145 £470 +4.44% 21
London -16 48 £500 -4.76% 6
South East +7 27 £450 -5.26% 7
East Midlands +10 17 £525 +3.96% 1
Berkshire -6 14 £450 -25.00% 3
East of England +13 13 £425 +9.67%
West Midlands -29 13 £425 -15.00% 2
Scotland +6 10 - -
Essex +2 8 £300 -7.69%
Midlands 0 8 £444 -8.50%
South West -3 8 £410 -8.88%
Aberdeen - 7 - -
Hampshire +6 6 £513 +19.18% 1
North West -27 6 £513 +13.88% 1
City of London +39 5 £425 -17.07%
Chelmsford +10 5 - -
Nottingham -3 4 £510 +2.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £510 +2.00% 1
Slough - 4 £450 - 1
Cambridge +15 3 £425 -17.47%
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £425 -17.47%
Brentford +2 3 - -
Liverpool +1 3 - -
Merseyside +1 3 - -
Bristol -1 3 £420 -
Leicestershire - 3 £410 -
Southampton - 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire +15 2 - -
Warwickshire -5 2 £450 -
Lancashire -8 2 £513 +13.88%

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 167 (45.26%) Oracle
2 121 (32.79%) Finance
3 87 (23.58%) SAP
4 80 (21.68%) Oracle EBS
5 75 (20.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 69 (18.70%) Microsoft
7 56 (15.18%) SQL
8 55 (14.91%) CRM
9 49 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (10.30%) Oracle Payables
12 34 (9.21%) Oracle Assets
13 33 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
14 29 (7.86%) Dynamics AX
14 29 (7.86%) PL/SQL
14 29 (7.86%) Migration
14 29 (7.86%) Oracle Receivables
15 28 (7.59%) Change Management
16 27 (7.32%) Retail
16 27 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
16 27 (7.32%) SAP BW
17 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (6.50%) Oracle General Ledger
17 24 (6.50%) Data Migration
17 24 (6.50%) Billing
18 23 (6.23%) ERP
19 22 (5.96%) Oracle Payroll
19 22 (5.96%) Security Cleared
20 21 (5.69%) MS Excel
20 21 (5.69%) Business 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 10 (2.71%) Oracle UPK
2 9 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) MS Project
3 6 (1.63%) MS Office
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 80 (21.68%) Oracle EBS
2 75 (20.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 38 (10.30%) Oracle Payables
4 34 (9.21%) Oracle Assets
5 33 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (7.86%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (7.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
8 24 (6.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (5.96%) Oracle Payroll
10 17 (4.61%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (4.07%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (3.79%) Oracle iProcurement
13 12 (3.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 11 (2.98%) OpenText VIM for SAP
15 10 (2.71%) SAP IS-U
15 10 (2.71%) SAP MM
16 9 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
16 9 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 8 (2.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) Taleo
2 3 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.32%) SAP BW
2 14 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 12 (3.25%) Oracle Discoverer
4 10 (2.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.81%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) GIS
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Toad
2 3 (0.81%) LSMW
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 121 (32.79%) Finance
2 27 (7.32%) Retail
3 24 (6.50%) Billing
4 18 (4.88%) Marketing
5 15 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.25%) General Ledger
6 12 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.71%) Banking
8 8 (2.17%) Advertising
9 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.08%) Legal
12 2 (0.54%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) Hungarian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (2.71%) XML
3 8 (2.17%) HTML
4 6 (1.63%) .NET
5 5 (1.36%) Middleware
5 5 (1.36%) Web Services
6 4 (1.08%) BAPI
7 3 (0.81%) EDI
7 3 (0.81%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (0.54%) COM
8 2 (0.54%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.27%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.44%) FMCG
3 6 (1.63%) EPoS
4 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.54%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.27%) Life Science
7 1 (0.27%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.63%) Unix
2 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.91%) CRM
2 49 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 39 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (7.86%) Migration
5 28 (7.59%) Change Management
6 24 (6.50%) Data Migration
7 23 (6.23%) ERP
8 21 (5.69%) Business Analysis
9 19 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
9 19 (5.15%) SDLC
10 17 (4.61%) ITIL
10 17 (4.61%) Time Management
11 16 (4.34%) Procure-to-Pay
11 16 (4.34%) Risk Management
11 16 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.34%) System Testing
12 15 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.07%) Unit Testing
13 14 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.18%) SQL
2 29 (7.86%) PL/SQL
3 12 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.63%) ABAP
5 5 (1.36%) Java
6 3 (0.81%) SAPscript
7 2 (0.54%) COBOL
7 2 (0.54%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.27%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.25%) SAP Certification
4 6 (1.63%) Degree
5 3 (0.81%) CCA
6 1 (0.27%) CBAP
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) MCTS
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
1 3 (0.81%) QA
1 3 (0.81%) SLA
2 2 (0.54%) SEPA
3 1 (0.27%) GAAP
3 1 (0.27%) GxP
3 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 167 (45.26%) Oracle
2 87 (23.58%) SAP
3 69 (18.70%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.34%) PeopleSoft
5 15 (4.07%) JD Edwards
6 14 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.71%) Hyperion
7 10 (2.71%) OpenText
8 3 (0.81%) Infor
8 3 (0.81%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.54%) Casewise
9 2 (0.54%) IFS
9 2 (0.54%) Kronos
9 2 (0.54%) Siebel
10 1 (0.27%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.27%) Ariba
10 1 (0.27%) hybris
10 1 (0.27%) Misys
10 1 (0.27%) Pega
10 1 (0.27%) Wonderware
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