The table below looks at the statistics for HFM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 573 581 553
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing HFM 52 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.063% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 22
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£475 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £403 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £615 £525
% change year-on-year
-39.02% +17.14%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HFM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HFM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HFM within the UK.

HFM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HFM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HFM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HFM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HFM within the UK.

HFM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HFM
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 +3 47 £475 -9.52% 4
London +28 35 £488 - 3
City of London - 10 £450 - 3
North West - 7 £325 -
Manchester - 6 £313 -
South East -20 5 £450 -30.76%
West Wales - 5 - -
Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
Berkshire -2 3 £475 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Bracknell -8 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Street - 1 £525 -
Liverpool - 1 £525 -
Merseyside - 1 £525 -
Somerset - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 £525 - 1

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HFM also 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 that cited HFM.

1 69 (86.25%) Finance
2 52 (65.00%) Hyperion
3 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 26 (32.50%) Hyperion Smart View
4 21 (26.25%) Essbase
5 15 (18.75%) Data Mapping
6 10 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 10 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 10 (12.50%) MS Office
6 10 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (11.25%) SQL
8 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.00%) Degree
9 7 (8.75%) CIMA
9 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (7.50%) Workflow
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (7.50%) Banking
10 6 (7.50%) VB
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (7.50%) ACCA
11 5 (6.25%) DRM
11 5 (6.25%) MS Access
11 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.25%) SAP
11 5 (6.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
11 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HFM also 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 that cited HFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Hyperion Planning
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 4 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (2.50%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.25%) SAP GRC
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) Hyperion Smart View
2 21 (26.25%) Essbase
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.25%) MS Access
6 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (1.25%) OLAP
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 69 (86.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Consultant
2 16 (20.00%) Administrator
3 12 (15.00%) Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Hyperion Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) HFM Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Hyperion Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Report Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.75%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.75%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
11 2 (2.50%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) XML
1 1 (1.25%) XBRL
1 1 (1.25%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) FMCG
3 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) UNIX
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Data Mapping
2 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (7.50%) Workflow
4 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.25%) DRM
5 4 (5.00%) ETL
5 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.00%) Migration
5 4 (5.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Validation
7 2 (2.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.50%) ERP
7 2 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.50%) People Management
8 1 (1.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.25%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) VB
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) Ruby
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) C++
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
4 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) CIMA
3 6 (7.50%) ACCA
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) FINREP
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.25%) GAAP
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Hyperion
2 26 (32.50%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (3.75%) Teradata
6 2 (2.50%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) CODA
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Misys
7 1 (1.25%) Sybase
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Pegasus