Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 -11
Contract jobs citing ERP 39 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.01% 2.46% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.94% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 35
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £438 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +15.74% -29.67%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £211
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -8.33% +19.05% -11.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +41.67% -29.41%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,100 1,327 1,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.81% 83.67% 84.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 934 735
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £543
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.94% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £16.21 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -1.76% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.18 £9.22 £10.66
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.75 £37.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £24.99 £19.61
% change year-on-year -29.97% +27.43% +3.21%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in Birmingham

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for ERP.

1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (25.64%) Retail
4 10 (25.64%) SAP
5 9 (23.08%) Migration
6 7 (17.95%) Logistics
6 7 (17.95%) FMCG
7 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.82%) Internet
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (10.26%) CRM
9 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
9 4 (10.26%) Release Management
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (10.26%) Contract Management
9 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
10 3 (7.69%) NGA Human Resources
10 3 (7.69%) Data Migration

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (10.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.56%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.56%) Lawson
4 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) ERP Manager
4 6 (15.38%) ERP Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Integration Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Assistant
5 4 (10.26%) Migration Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) ERP Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) FMCG
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) AS400
5 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Logistics
3 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Contract Management
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.26%) User Stories
6 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) SAP
4 3 (7.69%) NGA Human Resources
4 3 (7.69%) Northgate
5 2 (5.13%) Sage
5 2 (5.13%) Tableau
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Sterling