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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Consultant
Rank 383 346 341
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 241 257 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 116
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£475 £450 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £582 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -34 205 £475 +4.39% 47
London -7 117 £475 +3.26% 19
City of London +23 33 £475 -5.00% 9
South East -21 19 £451 -2.59% 12
West Midlands -8 16 £426 -7.83% 2
South West -22 15 £500 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire - 14 £500 -
East Midlands +6 13 £413 +6.10% 1
Birmingham +1 9 £443 -24.35% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £455 -1.56% 3
North West -12 6 £450 +10.91% 2
Hampshire -11 5 £463 - 3
West Yorkshire +5 4 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England -24 4 £488 +8.33% 2
Berkshire +6 3 £450 +20.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £420 -11.57%
Manchester -11 3 £463 +2.77% 2
Scotland -25 3 £435 +8.75% 2
Milton Keynes -1 2 £420 -16.00%
Middlesex -6 2 £443 -11.50%
Windsor - 2 - -
Surrey -2 1 - -
Swindon -7 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire -15 1 £388 -13.88% 1
Wiltshire -15 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £488 - 1
Northampton - 1 £488 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £475 -
Cheltenham - 1 £500 -

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 198 (49.25%) Oracle
2 133 (33.08%) Finance
3 130 (32.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 123 (30.60%) SAP
5 104 (25.87%) Oracle EBS
6 73 (18.16%) Oracle Payables
7 71 (17.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 71 (17.66%) Oracle General Ledger
8 67 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 54 (13.43%) CRM
10 52 (12.94%) ERP
11 46 (11.44%) SQL
12 41 (10.20%) Oracle Assets
13 39 (9.70%) General Ledger
14 38 (9.45%) Procure-to-pay
15 36 (8.96%) Security Cleared
15 36 (8.96%) Oracle Financials
16 33 (8.21%) Oracle Applications
16 33 (8.21%) Oracle Cash Management
17 31 (7.71%) Oracle BI EE
17 31 (7.71%) Oracle Reports
18 30 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
19 29 (7.21%) SC Cleared
20 28 (6.97%) Retail
20 28 (6.97%) Microsoft
20 28 (6.97%) PL/SQL
21 26 (6.47%) PeopleSoft
22 25 (6.22%) Test Scripting
22 25 (6.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
23 24 (5.97%) Business Intelligence

Functional Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (4.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.50%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 130 (32.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 104 (25.87%) Oracle EBS
3 73 (18.16%) Oracle Payables
4 71 (17.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 71 (17.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 41 (10.20%) Oracle Assets
6 36 (8.96%) Oracle Financials
7 33 (8.21%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (8.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 25 (6.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 23 (5.72%) Oracle iProcurement
9 23 (5.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 20 (4.98%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (4.23%) SAP SD
11 17 (4.23%) Oracle 11i
12 14 (3.48%) Oracle ERP
13 13 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (2.99%) SAP SRM
14 12 (2.99%) SAP MM
14 12 (2.99%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) Force.com
2 2 (0.50%) Taleo
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) Network Security
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.71%) Oracle BI EE
1 31 (7.71%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (4.73%) SAP BW
3 17 (4.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.74%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (1.00%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.25%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.75%) Toad
2 3 (0.75%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.50%) LSMW
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 133 (33.08%) Finance
2 67 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 39 (9.70%) General Ledger
4 28 (6.97%) Retail
5 24 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (3.48%) Billing
7 13 (3.23%) Banking
8 11 (2.74%) Advertising
9 9 (2.24%) Front Office
9 9 (2.24%) Back Office
10 8 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.74%) Marketing
12 3 (0.75%) Automotive
12 3 (0.75%) Publishing
12 3 (0.75%) German Language
13 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Legal
14 1 (0.25%) International Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.74%) XML
2 9 (2.24%) DOM
3 8 (1.99%) .NET
4 6 (1.49%) Web Services
4 6 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.00%) BAPI
6 3 (0.75%) XSL
6 3 (0.75%) HTML
7 2 (0.50%) EDI
7 2 (0.50%) Middleware
8 1 (0.25%) Mason
8 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.73%) FMCG
2 4 (1.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.25%) CMDB
4 1 (0.25%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.25%) AS400
4 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.99%) UNIX
2 4 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.43%) CRM
2 52 (12.94%) ERP
3 38 (9.45%) Procure-to-pay
4 30 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
5 25 (6.22%) Test Scripting
6 24 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (5.97%) Change Management
7 22 (5.47%) Cash Management
8 21 (5.22%) Migration
9 18 (4.48%) Data Migration
9 18 (4.48%) Workflow
9 18 (4.48%) Logistics
10 14 (3.48%) Unit Testing
11 10 (2.49%) Business Analysis
11 10 (2.49%) E-business
11 10 (2.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (1.99%) Six Sigma
12 8 (1.99%) Lean Six Sigma
13 7 (1.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.44%) SQL
2 28 (6.97%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.24%) Java
4 3 (0.75%) Apex Code
4 3 (0.75%) C#
5 2 (0.50%) ABAP
6 1 (0.25%) R
6 1 (0.25%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.25%) SQR
6 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.99%) MBA
4 9 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.74%) SAP Certification
5 7 (1.74%) Degree
6 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.75%) ACCA
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 198 (49.25%) Oracle
2 123 (30.60%) SAP
3 28 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.47%) PeopleSoft
5 14 (3.48%) Siebel
6 13 (3.23%) Pegasus
7 12 (2.99%) CA
8 9 (2.24%) HP
9 7 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.74%) Open Text
10 5 (1.24%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.50%) BMC
11 2 (0.50%) Manugistics
11 2 (0.50%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.50%) Remedy
12 1 (0.25%) Infor
12 1 (0.25%) Fundtech
12 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.25%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
London
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £281.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago