Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 33 65
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 -5
Contract jobs citing ERP 56 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.67% 4.48% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 5.40% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 33
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £320 £350 £250
90th Percentile £612 £600 £437
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £22.74 £12.00
% change year-on-year -18.56% +89.50% -33.33%

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 1,254 1,092 1,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.12% 82.98% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 736 848
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £533 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 20 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £9.87 £11.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.15 £39.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018, 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 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) SAP
4 16 (28.57%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
5 13 (23.21%) C#
6 12 (21.43%) Migration
7 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 11 (19.64%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) ISO 9001
8 10 (17.86%) ISO 14001
8 10 (17.86%) Six Sigma
8 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (17.86%) Lean Six Sigma
8 10 (17.86%) SaaS
8 10 (17.86%) PaaS
9 9 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
10 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.50%) Web Services
10 7 (12.50%) .NET
10 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (12.50%) Advertising
10 7 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (12.50%) WCF
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
11 6 (10.71%) Dynamics AX

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.57%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (8.93%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (7.14%) SAP MII
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (5.36%) Sage X3
6 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.79%) SAP Business One
7 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) PaaS
1 10 (17.86%) SaaS
2 7 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.36%) Serverless
6 2 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.57%) Office 365
6 2 (3.57%) Taleo
7 1 (1.79%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.79%) SSH
1 1 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (3.57%) MS Access
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) Power BI
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) EDMS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Advertising
3 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Consultant
2 11 (19.64%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Process Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Business Process Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) ERP Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) ERP Manager
7 5 (8.93%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.14%) HR Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Workstream Lead
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Integration Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (19.64%) XML
3 7 (12.50%) .NET
3 7 (12.50%) WCF
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 6 (10.71%) EDI
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) SOAP
5 5 (8.93%) REST
5 5 (8.93%) XSLT
6 4 (7.14%) WSDL
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.57%) CSS
8 2 (3.57%) EDIFACT
8 2 (3.57%) JSON
8 2 (3.57%) MSMQ
8 2 (3.57%) RESTful
9 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) FMCG
1 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (17.86%) Six Sigma
3 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
4 5 (8.93%) SOA
5 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.14%) Document Management
5 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 4 (7.14%) Workflow
6 3 (5.36%) Data Privacy
6 3 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (3.57%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C#
2 11 (19.64%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) XPath
4 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
1 6 (10.71%) HNC
1 6 (10.71%) HND
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) ISO 14001
1 10 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Sage
5 5 (8.93%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.79%) Epicor
6 1 (1.79%) IFS
6 1 (1.79%) Infor
6 1 (1.79%) Progress
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Xero