The table below looks at the statistics for ERP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Rank 74 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing ERP 60 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.08% 2.24% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.99% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 48
Average daily rate £350 £389 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
ERP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2337 2009 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.17% 75.07% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1194 934
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 101 99
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ERP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region.

ERP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ERP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ERP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region.

ERP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Birmingham -4 17 £381 -1.61% 18
Staffordshire +22 10 £363 - 5
Coventry -4 6 £313 +10.61% 2
Warwickshire -8 6 £325 -23.52% 10
Worcestershire -1 5 £500 +17.64% 4
Wolverhampton +1 1 £320 -28.88% 1
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ERP 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 ERP.

1 34 (28.57%) SAP
2 30 (25.21%) Project Management
3 26 (21.85%) Finance
4 25 (21.01%) CRM
5 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.13%) Oracle
7 17 (14.29%) Java
8 14 (11.76%) Web Development
8 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.92%) .NET
9 13 (10.92%) PHP
9 13 (10.92%) Migration
9 13 (10.92%) Network Security
9 13 (10.92%) Digital Media
10 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
10 12 (10.08%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (10.08%) HTML
10 12 (10.08%) SQL
11 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
11 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
12 10 (8.40%) Manufacturing
12 10 (8.40%) Baan
12 10 (8.40%) JD Edwards
13 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
13 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (6.72%) TOGAF
14 8 (6.72%) SOA
14 8 (6.72%) CSS

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ERP 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 ERP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) CMS
4 1 (0.84%) Node.js
4 1 (0.84%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.20%) Maximo
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (2.52%) ENOVIA
4 3 (2.52%) SAP ECC
5 2 (1.68%) BPCS
5 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.68%) Infor LN
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.68%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.84%) HFM
6 1 (0.84%) Magento
6 1 (0.84%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.84%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) IaaS
1 5 (4.20%) PaaS
1 5 (4.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.92%) Network Security
2 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.68%) FTP
3 2 (1.68%) LAN
3 2 (1.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) Broadband
4 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) MySQL
2 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.36%) DTS
4 3 (2.52%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.84%) MS Access
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.84%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.84%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.20%) Automotive
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Back Office
4 3 (2.52%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Project Manager
2 28 (23.53%) Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) ERP Manager
4 19 (15.97%) Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Business Analyst
6 17 (14.29%) ERP Project Manager
7 12 (10.08%) Architect
8 9 (7.56%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.72%) Consultant
9 8 (6.72%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (5.88%) Programme Manager
11 6 (5.04%) PHP Developer
12 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (4.20%) ERP Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
13 4 (3.36%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
13 4 (3.36%) ERP Business Analyst
13 4 (3.36%) Migration Specialist
13 4 (3.36%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) HTML
3 8 (6.72%) CSS
4 7 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.04%) EDI
6 5 (4.20%) jQuery
6 5 (4.20%) REST
6 5 (4.20%) Web Services
6 5 (4.20%) XML
7 4 (3.36%) SOAP
8 3 (2.52%) CSS3
9 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.84%) JSON
10 1 (0.84%) SAP Business Workflow
10 1 (0.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Digital Media
2 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.20%) Social Media
3 4 (3.36%) PMI
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.52%) iSeries
5 2 (1.68%) AS400
5 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
1 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Project Management
2 25 (21.01%) CRM
3 14 (11.76%) Web Development
4 13 (10.92%) Migration
5 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
5 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.72%) SOA
7 8 (6.72%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.88%) Logistics
8 7 (5.88%) MVC
8 7 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 7 (5.88%) SDLC
8 7 (5.88%) Service Management
8 7 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (5.04%) Analytics
9 6 (5.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
2 17 (14.29%) Java
3 13 (10.92%) PHP
4 12 (10.08%) SQL
5 5 (4.20%) VB
6 4 (3.36%) C#
6 4 (3.36%) XPath
7 3 (2.52%) RPG
8 2 (1.68%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.84%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.84%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) PMP
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.84%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (28.57%) SAP
2 18 (15.13%) Oracle
3 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.40%) Baan
4 10 (8.40%) JD Edwards
5 5 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.36%) Infor
7 3 (2.52%) IBM
8 2 (1.68%) JDA
8 2 (1.68%) Kronos
9 1 (0.84%) Adobe
9 1 (0.84%) Avaya
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco
9 1 (0.84%) Epicor
9 1 (0.84%) HP
9 1 (0.84%) Mitel
9 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.84%) TARGIT
9 1 (0.84%) Teradata
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