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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 576 560 539
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing HFM 46 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.073% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.99% 0.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 21
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£489 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £383 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £490 £519
% change year-on-year
-20.91% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4670 5122 4602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.20% 9.37% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2637 2642 2363
Average daily rate £450 £445 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 74
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £49.75 £44.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +53.75%

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 4 August 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 21 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 4 August 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 -18 38 £489 -2.25% 5
London -3 23 £550 +12.82% 1
South East -21 13 £375 -39.02% 3
Berkshire +8 10 £375 - 2
Reading - 8 £373 -
City of London - 7 £475 -
West Wales - 5 - -
Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
North West - 2 £525 -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 £525 -
Basingstoke - 1 £330 -
Street - 1 £525 -
Liverpool - 1 £525 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £330 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 58 (87.88%) Finance
2 41 (62.12%) Hyperion
3 25 (37.88%) Oracle
4 22 (33.33%) Essbase
5 13 (19.70%) Hyperion Smart View
6 11 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
6 11 (16.67%) MS Office
7 10 (15.15%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (13.64%) General Ledger
9 8 (12.12%) Banking
9 8 (12.12%) Degree
9 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.61%) CIMA
10 7 (10.61%) SQL
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (9.09%) ACCA
11 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (9.09%) Workflow
12 5 (7.58%) DRM
12 5 (7.58%) MS Access
12 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.58%) SAP
12 5 (7.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
12 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
13 4 (6.06%) Data Governance
13 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Hyperion Planning
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.03%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (1.52%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.33%) Essbase
2 13 (19.70%) Hyperion Smart View
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.58%) MS Access
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) OLAP
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 58 (87.88%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) General Ledger
3 8 (12.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Consultant
2 14 (21.21%) Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) HFM Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Report Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Accountant
9 2 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) XBRL
1 1 (1.52%) OLE
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Credit Risk
1 3 (4.55%) User Experience
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) FMCG
3 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (9.09%) Workflow
3 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.58%) DRM
4 4 (6.06%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) Data Governance
4 4 (6.06%) ETL
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.55%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (3.03%) ERP
6 2 (3.03%) People Management
6 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.52%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VB
2 1 (1.52%) VBA
2 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
2 1 (1.52%) C#
2 1 (1.52%) C++
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
2 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) CIMA
3 6 (9.09%) ACCA
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) FINREP
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) GAAP
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Hyperion
2 25 (37.88%) Oracle
3 10 (15.15%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Teradata
6 2 (3.03%) CODA
7 1 (1.52%) Cognos
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.52%) Misys
7 1 (1.52%) Sybase
7 1 (1.52%) Informatica
7 1 (1.52%) Pegasus