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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 602 607 605
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing HFM 28 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.067% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 0.80% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 17
Median daily rate £550 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £314 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £630 £805
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4272 4618 5160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 8.33% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2597 3017
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 84 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +50.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £52.47 £80.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £21.09
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +84.96%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +13 26 £538 +7.50% 3
South East +32 15 £550 +25.71% 2
Berkshire +17 10 £550 +52.24% 1
London -4 8 £425 -20.93% 1
Slough +9 4 £513 - 1
Reading +5 4 £550 +161.90%
Surrey +18 3 £550 -8.33%
City of London 0 2 - - 1
Kent -2 2 £375 +11.11%
Cheshire +16 1 - -
North West +2 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £575 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 52 (83.87%) Finance
2 48 (77.42%) Hyperion
3 25 (40.32%) Oracle
4 20 (32.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 18 (29.03%) Essbase
5 18 (29.03%) ETL
6 14 (22.58%) DRM
7 9 (14.52%) Data Management
8 8 (12.90%) Banking
8 8 (12.90%) SAP
8 8 (12.90%) Master Data Management
9 7 (11.29%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (11.29%) Hyperion Smart View
10 6 (9.68%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.68%) Security Management
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Change Management
11 5 (8.06%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.45%) Programme Governance
12 4 (6.45%) SLA
12 4 (6.45%) SQL
12 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 3 (4.84%) Online Banking
13 3 (4.84%) Degree

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 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (4.84%) SAP GRC
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) Essbase
2 7 (11.29%) Hyperion Smart View
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (83.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Billing
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Hyperion Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Hyperion Support
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Support Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Support Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Consultant
8 5 (8.06%) Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Essbase Support
8 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Administrator
8 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Planning Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Hyperion Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Hyperion Project Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Oracle Project Manager
10 3 (4.84%) Auditor
10 3 (4.84%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ETL
2 14 (22.58%) DRM
3 9 (14.52%) Data Management
4 8 (12.90%) Master Data Management
5 6 (9.68%) Project Management
5 6 (9.68%) Security Management
5 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Programme Governance
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.84%) IT Audit
8 3 (4.84%) People Management
8 3 (4.84%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) VB
3 2 (3.23%) C
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (1.61%) CIMA
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 3 (4.84%) COBIT
3 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.84%) QA
4 2 (3.23%) FINREP
Vendors
1 48 (77.42%) Hyperion
2 25 (40.32%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Misys
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) MKS
6 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau
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