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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
UK
Rank 426 394 428
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 172 229 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 114 81
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -38 149 £450 -5.75% 28
London -23 60 £450 -10.00% 16
East Midlands +29 26 £378 -5.50%
West Yorkshire +34 19 £540 +20.00%
Yorkshire +30 19 £540 -1.81% 1
Leeds - 19 £540 -
South East -1 15 £375 -16.66% 5
Derbyshire - 10 - -
Derby - 10 - -
West Midlands -5 9 £450 +12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £378 -
Nottingham - 7 £378 -
East of England +5 6 £525 - 2
Northamptonshire -9 6 £500 -
Scotland +25 5 £443 +17.21% 1
West Sussex +3 5 £338 -
Northampton -9 5 £500 -
Manchester +13 4 £425 -19.04%
Glasgow +11 4 £510 +27.50% 1
North West +3 4 £425 -
South West -3 4 £425 -10.52% 2
City of London -7 4 £400 -12.56% 2
Birmingham +2 3 £475 +26.66%
North East -30 3 £475 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -27 2 £475 +5.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 2 £475 -
Luton - 2 £525 -
Cambridge - 2 £350 -

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 119 (35.84%) Oracle
2 105 (31.63%) SAP
3 84 (25.30%) Finance
4 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
5 57 (17.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 51 (15.36%) CRM
7 44 (13.25%) Dynamics AX
8 41 (12.35%) ERP
9 37 (11.14%) Oracle EBS
10 30 (9.04%) Oracle Receivables
11 29 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (8.43%) SQL
13 27 (8.13%) Retail
14 25 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
14 25 (7.53%) Oracle Payables
15 24 (7.23%) Migration
16 23 (6.93%) Billing
17 21 (6.33%) Manufacturing
17 21 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (5.72%) PL/SQL
20 18 (5.42%) Degree
20 18 (5.42%) MS Excel
21 17 (5.12%) Oracle General Ledger
21 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (4.82%) Oracle Financials
22 16 (4.82%) Data Migration
22 16 (4.82%) Business Analysis
23 15 (4.52%) SAP IS-U
23 15 (4.52%) Marketing

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 (1.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.60%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.30%) MTS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.81%) MS Office
2 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 57 (17.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 44 (13.25%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (11.14%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (9.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 25 (7.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 25 (7.53%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (5.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (4.82%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (4.52%) SAP IS-U
9 13 (3.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 12 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
10 12 (3.61%) SAP Retail
11 10 (3.01%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (3.01%) SAP CRM
12 9 (2.71%) SAP MM
13 8 (2.41%) Oracle HRMS
13 8 (2.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 7 (2.11%) SAP CO
14 7 (2.11%) SAP FI
14 7 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.92%) SaaS
2 7 (2.11%) Taleo
3 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.01%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.90%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.60%) GIS
7 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.90%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.60%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.30%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 84 (25.30%) Finance
2 27 (8.13%) Retail
3 23 (6.93%) Billing
4 21 (6.33%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.52%) Marketing
6 10 (3.01%) Advertising
6 10 (3.01%) General Ledger
7 9 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.60%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.60%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (3.01%) SAPUI5
3 9 (2.71%) SAP Fiori
4 8 (2.41%) Middleware
5 6 (1.81%) HTML
6 4 (1.20%) HTML5
6 4 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.20%) Visualforce
6 4 (1.20%) XML
7 3 (0.90%) .NET
7 3 (0.90%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (0.60%) CSS
8 2 (0.60%) jQuery
9 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.30%) Mason
9 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.11%) Replication
3 4 (1.20%) Life Science
4 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.60%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.60%) EPoS
5 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.30%) Data Extraction
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
6 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) AIX
1 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.36%) CRM
2 41 (12.35%) ERP
3 29 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (7.23%) Migration
5 20 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (4.82%) Business Analysis
6 16 (4.82%) Data Migration
7 14 (4.22%) Logistics
8 13 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (3.61%) Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (3.61%) Test Scripting
10 9 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.71%) E-business
10 9 (2.71%) Project Management
11 8 (2.41%) Analytics
11 8 (2.41%) Asset Management
11 8 (2.41%) Data Modelling
11 8 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.41%) Workflow
12 7 (2.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.43%) SQL
2 19 (5.72%) PL/SQL
3 14 (4.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.31%) ABAP
5 4 (1.20%) Apex Code
5 4 (1.20%) C
5 4 (1.20%) Java
6 2 (0.60%) C#
6 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (5.42%) Degree
2 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) 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 4 (1.20%) GMP
1 4 (1.20%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 119 (35.84%) Oracle
2 105 (31.63%) SAP
3 60 (18.07%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.01%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (2.41%) Workday
7 6 (1.81%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.51%) hybris
9 4 (1.20%) Siebel
10 2 (0.60%) Kronos
10 2 (0.60%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.30%) Ariba
11 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.30%) IFS
11 1 (0.30%) Lotus
11 1 (0.30%) Saba
11 1 (0.30%) Sage
11 1 (0.30%) SEEBURGER
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