The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had HR Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Human Resources Specialist
Rank 637 633 612
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring an HR Specialist 10 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.013% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £375 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

HR Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured HR Specialist in the job title.

HR Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK.

HR Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

HR Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HR Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK.

HR Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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 -17 10 £375 +30.43% 1
London -22 7 £350 +21.73%
Uxbridge - 4 - -
City of London +34 3 £350 -36.36%
South East -3 1 £190 -
South West - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £445 -
Basingstoke - 1 £190 -
Telford - 1 £445 -
Swindon - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £190 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 £445 -
Shropshire - 1 £445 -

HR Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, HR Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring HR Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP
5 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
5 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
5 2 (8.70%) Workday HCM
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt

HR Specialist Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP HR
2 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (8.70%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BI
2 2 (8.70%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Chemistry
2 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) CRM
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (4.35%) People Management
3 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CIPD
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) GxP
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) SAP
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Saba