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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 590 582 567
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing HFM 34 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.82% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
4125 4820 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.01% 9.33% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2429 2741 2442
Average daily rate £438 £438 £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 37 58
Average hourly rate £39.14 £30.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.45% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £60.16 £61.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+113.88% -52.38%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 34 £475 -5.00% 18
London -8 15 £435 -10.76% 12
South East 0 8 £375 -31.81% 6
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
Berkshire +10 6 £375 -34.78% 5
Bracknell - 5 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £550 -
City of London +39 2 £481 -3.75% 4
North West - 2 £400 -
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 70 (82.35%) Finance
2 66 (77.65%) Hyperion
3 26 (30.59%) Essbase
4 22 (25.88%) Oracle
5 21 (24.71%) Hyperion Planning
5 21 (24.71%) Hyperion Smart View
6 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (15.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 13 (15.29%) Data Mapping
8 12 (14.12%) DRM
8 12 (14.12%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 10 (11.76%) SAP
11 9 (10.59%) Windows
11 9 (10.59%) ETL
12 8 (9.41%) ERP
12 8 (9.41%) XML
12 8 (9.41%) ACCA
12 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.41%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
13 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
13 7 (8.24%) AppFabric
13 7 (8.24%) REST
13 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
13 7 (8.24%) Infor
13 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (8.24%) SAP BPC

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (8.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 13 (15.29%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 7 (8.24%) Cognos Controller
3 7 (8.24%) Cognos Planning
3 7 (8.24%) Cognos TM1
3 7 (8.24%) SAP BPC
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.18%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.18%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Essbase
2 21 (24.71%) Hyperion Smart View
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
1 7 (8.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 70 (82.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
3 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Consultant
2 17 (20.00%) Administrator
3 13 (15.29%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Hyperion Administrator
5 10 (11.76%) Hyperion Consultant
6 8 (9.41%) HFM Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Integration Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Systems Accountant
8 6 (7.06%) Data Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Data Integration Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Report Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Data Consultant
11 3 (3.53%) Hyperion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) XML
2 7 (8.24%) AppFabric
2 7 (8.24%) EDI
2 7 (8.24%) MDX
2 7 (8.24%) MSMQ
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (8.24%) REST
2 7 (8.24%) SOAP
2 7 (8.24%) WCF
2 7 (8.24%) Web Services
2 7 (8.24%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Derivative
2 4 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) FMCG
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (15.29%) Data Mapping
3 12 (14.12%) DRM
4 9 (10.59%) ETL
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.41%) ERP
6 7 (8.24%) BPEL
6 7 (8.24%) CRM
6 7 (8.24%) SDLC
6 7 (8.24%) SOA
6 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.06%) API Integration
7 6 (7.06%) B2B
7 6 (7.06%) B2C
7 6 (7.06%) Data Transformation
7 6 (7.06%) Investment Management
7 6 (7.06%) Kanban
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.71%) VB
4 3 (3.53%) VBA
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ACCA
2 7 (8.24%) CIMA
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Control-M
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (77.65%) Hyperion
2 22 (25.88%) Oracle
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.76%) SAP
5 7 (8.24%) Cognos
5 7 (8.24%) IBM
5 7 (8.24%) Infor
5 7 (8.24%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.35%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.18%) CODA
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Sage
7 1 (1.18%) Teradata
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