The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Functional Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Consultant
Rank 133 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 15 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.68% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Median daily rate £500 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £420 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Functional Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3089 2367 2396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.61% 95.21% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1399 1211
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 150 184
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.40% -2.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Functional Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Functional Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Consultant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Functional Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Functional Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Consultant
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 Functional Consultant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Birmingham -21 6 £550 +30.95% 1
Warwickshire -8 2 £450 +4.65%
Walsall - 1 £379 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £465 -
Shropshire - 1 £363 -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Functional Consultant 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Finance
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.00%) SAP
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) Case Management
8 2 (8.00%) Cash Management
8 2 (8.00%) Casewise
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Data Migration

Functional Consultant Skill Set
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 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (4.00%) SAP GTS
7 1 (4.00%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Case Management
2 2 (8.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) System Testing
2 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) SDLC
3 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) MCTS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Casewise
5 1 (4.00%) Pega
5 1 (4.00%) Pegasus