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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 573 540 521
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing HFM 27 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.079% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.55% 0.87% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 27
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£550 £519 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £291 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
4900 4692 5019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.49% 9.06% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 2542 2456
Average daily rate £438 £440 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 67 106
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.30 £57.10 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.77%

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 November 2014.

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 26 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 November 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 -60 24 £575 +9.52% 18
London +2 16 £525 -3.66% 8
South East -22 6 £600 +14.28% 3
City of London +26 4 £600 +23.07% 3
Hampshire - 2 £1,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £444 -
Scotland - 2 £444 -
East of England - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 58 (93.55%) Hyperion
2 49 (79.03%) Finance
3 38 (61.29%) Oracle
4 19 (30.65%) Essbase
5 18 (29.03%) DRM
6 12 (19.35%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (16.13%) Migration
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (12.90%) Windows
10 7 (11.29%) ERP
10 7 (11.29%) ActionScript
10 7 (11.29%) Workflow
10 7 (11.29%) Project Management
11 6 (9.68%) SAP
11 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Smart View
13 4 (6.45%) JD Edwards
13 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
14 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
14 3 (4.84%) 2G
14 3 (4.84%) E-business
14 3 (4.84%) ISO 9000
14 3 (4.84%) ACCA
14 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (1.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.61%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.65%) Essbase
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Smart View
4 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.61%) DataStage
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 49 (79.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
2 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.61%) Swedish Language
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Billing
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Consultant
2 29 (46.77%) Hyperion Consultant
3 16 (25.81%) HFM Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Business Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Business Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Management Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) XBRL
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) J2EE
1 1 (1.61%) EJB
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) JSP
1 1 (1.61%) Servlets
1 1 (1.61%) Struts
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
1 1 (1.61%) XML
1 1 (1.61%) Spring
1 1 (1.61%) JSF
1 1 (1.61%) Ajax
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.61%) iXBRL
1 1 (1.61%) iBATIS
1 1 (1.61%) jQuery
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
1 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.61%) FMCG
2 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) DRM
2 10 (16.13%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) ERP
3 7 (11.29%) Workflow
3 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.84%) Quality Management
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) E-business
6 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Data Mapping
7 2 (3.23%) Data Management
7 2 (3.23%) Data Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) System Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) ActionScript
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) ACCA
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.61%) Basel II
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) Hyperion
2 38 (61.29%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) Yardi
6 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
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