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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 569 556 512
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -44
Contract jobs citing HFM 27 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.074% 0.089%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.65% 0.84% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 26
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£500 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £376 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £573 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £431 £523
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -17.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
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
4138 4652 4349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.79% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2575 2181
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £52.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

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 29 May 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 11 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 29 May 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 -34 24 £500 +17.64% 16
South East -1 13 £370 +0.40% 3
London -6 11 £563 +32.35% 12
Berkshire +7 10 £373 -3.74% 1
Reading - 10 £373 -
City of London +17 5 £525 +23.52% 5
Basingstoke - 1 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £330 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 61 (93.85%) Finance
2 50 (76.92%) Hyperion
3 19 (29.23%) Oracle
4 17 (26.15%) Hyperion Smart View
5 16 (24.62%) ETL
5 16 (24.62%) Migration
6 15 (23.08%) Data Migration
7 13 (20.00%) Essbase
8 12 (18.46%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 10 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (13.85%) Banking
11 8 (12.31%) General Ledger
12 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
12 7 (10.77%) MS Office
13 6 (9.23%) Project Management
13 6 (9.23%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (9.23%) Workflow
14 5 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
14 5 (7.69%) SQL
14 5 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
15 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
15 4 (6.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
15 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
15 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (6.15%) Validation
15 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
15 4 (6.15%) FINREP

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.62%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (6.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.54%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Hyperion Smart View
2 13 (20.00%) Essbase
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) OLAP
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
General
1 61 (93.85%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 8 (12.31%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Consultant
3 12 (18.46%) Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Migration Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Report Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Data Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Data Migration Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Administrator
6 6 (9.23%) HFM Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Hyperion Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Hyperion Consultant
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) User Experience
1 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
1 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) UNIX
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ETL
1 16 (24.62%) Migration
2 15 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Project Management
4 6 (9.23%) Workflow
5 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.15%) Validation
5 4 (6.15%) Data Governance
6 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.62%) DRM
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) VB
2 2 (3.08%) VBA
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) Jython
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) C++
3 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ACCA
2 2 (3.08%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) FINREP
2 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) GAAP
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Hyperion
2 19 (29.23%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Teradata
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos