The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 36 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14  
Contract jobs citing ERP 3 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.97% 1.85% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.14% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 17
Median daily rate £375 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -2.77%  

ERP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 279 280 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.29% 86.42% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 234
Median daily rate £440 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.36% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £31.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing ERP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Bedfordshire

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ERP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Bedfordshire

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Bedfordshire

ERP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Dunstable -4 2 £375 -16.66%
ERP
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ERP.

1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) E-business
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (9.09%) Cash Management

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Communications Manager
1 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Environment Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) ERP Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Navision Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle