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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 83 54 88
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Contract jobs citing ERP 43 66 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 2.81% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.44% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 10
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £570 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +183.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +57.89%

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

ERP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ERP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ERP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

ERP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire +9 11 £380 -15.55% 2
Birmingham -9 11 £413 -25.00% 12
Coventry -14 7 £465 +16.25% 3
Solihull -4 4 - - 2
Wolverhampton +6 3 £493 +51.53% 2
Warwickshire -11 3 - - 3
Shropshire +7 2 £501 +54.15% 1
Worcestershire +1 2 £350 -3.44%
ERP
England

ERP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 31 (25.83%) CRM
3 27 (22.50%) SAP
4 24 (20.00%) Java
5 21 (17.50%) Project Management
5 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.50%) Oracle
6 20 (16.67%) PHP
6 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.67%) Web Development
6 20 (16.67%) Network Security
6 20 (16.67%) Digital Media
7 14 (11.67%) Manufacturing
8 12 (10.00%) Migration
9 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 10 (8.33%) SAP ERP
9 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (7.50%) HTML
10 9 (7.50%) MS Office
10 9 (7.50%) CSS
10 9 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (7.50%) Retail
11 8 (6.67%) Scrum
11 8 (6.67%) SQL
11 8 (6.67%) ETL
11 8 (6.67%) SOA

ERP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.67%) Documentum
2 2 (1.67%) IIS
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.67%) WordPress
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.50%) MS Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 9 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (4.17%) Sage 1000
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (1.67%) Primavera
6 2 (1.67%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.67%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.83%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.83%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.83%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.83%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) Network Security
2 3 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (0.83%) DMZ
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.33%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (2.50%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.67%) Lumira
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.67%) Selenium
2 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Bower
3 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.83%) gulp
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) JUnit
3 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) Xcode
3 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
General
1 34 (28.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.50%) Retail
4 7 (5.83%) Advertising
5 4 (3.33%) Automotive
5 4 (3.33%) Back Office
5 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.67%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Project Manager
2 21 (17.50%) Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Developer
4 16 (13.33%) Consultant
5 15 (12.50%) Architect
6 13 (10.83%) ERP Manager
7 11 (9.17%) ERP Project Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) ERP Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Finance Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Finance Project Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Oracle Project Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Sage Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (3.33%) ERP Business Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.33%) Sage 500 Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) CSS
1 9 (7.50%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (4.17%) .NET
4 4 (3.33%) jQuery
5 3 (2.50%) EDI
5 3 (2.50%) RESTful
5 3 (2.50%) Sass
6 2 (1.67%) HTML5
6 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.67%) LESS
6 2 (1.67%) Node.js
6 2 (1.67%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
7 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.83%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.83%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.67%) Unix
3 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) CRM
2 21 (17.50%) Project Management
3 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.67%) Web Development
4 12 (10.00%) Migration
5 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 8 (6.67%) ETL
6 8 (6.67%) Scrum
6 8 (6.67%) SOA
6 8 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.83%) Time Management
8 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.17%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.00%) Java
2 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.67%) PHP
4 8 (6.67%) SQL
5 4 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) ABAP
7 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) CEH
3 2 (1.67%) CISM
3 2 (1.67%) CISMP
3 2 (1.67%) CISSP
3 2 (1.67%) CITP
3 2 (1.67%) CRISC
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) GPG13
3 2 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) RMADS
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Kibana
2 1 (0.83%) logstash
2 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) SAP
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.00%) Sage
5 4 (3.33%) JDA
6 3 (2.50%) hybris
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.50%) Infor
6 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 3 (2.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Apple
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos
8 1 (0.83%) HP
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) NetApp
8 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
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