The table below looks at the statistics for HFM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
UK
Rank 586 593 592
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing HFM 16 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.065% 0.067%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 23
Median daily rate £438 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £364 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
3944 4155 4849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 7.99% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2488 2734
Median daily rate £450 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +20 16 £438 - 6
South East +23 10 £450 +2.85% 1
Berkshire +13 9 £450 +2.85%
Slough - 6 £438 -
London +7 4 £425 -2.85% 5
East of England +1 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 £450 -10.00%
Reading - 1 £525 -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £525 - 1

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HFM.

1 35 (79.55%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) Hyperion
3 24 (54.55%) Oracle
4 12 (27.27%) Essbase
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (22.73%) Data Management
6 9 (20.45%) Master Data Management
6 9 (20.45%) Banking
6 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.18%) ETL
7 8 (18.18%) SAP
7 8 (18.18%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (15.91%) Security Management
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 6 (13.64%) Validation
10 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) Migration
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.09%) Programme Governance
11 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Information Management
11 4 (9.09%) IFRS

HFM
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 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (6.82%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.27%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) IMAP
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Essbase
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle BI EE
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.82%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (79.55%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Hyperion Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) OBIEE Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) HFM Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Auditor
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Hyperion Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) IT Auditor
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Data Management
2 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.45%) Master Data Management
3 8 (18.18%) ETL
4 7 (15.91%) Security Management
5 6 (13.64%) Validation
6 4 (9.09%) Information Management
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Governance
6 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) IT Audit
7 3 (6.82%) People Management
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) VB
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ACCA
2 2 (4.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) IFRS
2 3 (6.82%) COBIT
2 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) IFRS 9
2 3 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.55%) FINREP
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Hyperion
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (6.82%) Misys
6 2 (4.55%) Cognos
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) MKS
7 1 (2.27%) Tableau