Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 54 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing ERP 35 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.30% 2.68% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 3.30% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 30
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.29% +7.59%
10th Percentile £325 £354 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.51 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +6.25% +122.22%

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 1,282 970 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 84.29% 81.10% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 641 719
Birmingham median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £215
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 48
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.45 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.88 £39.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £20.75 £18.14
% change year-on-year -10.84% +14.40% -19.39%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Finance
3 13 (37.14%) Oracle
4 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.00%) Advertising
5 7 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (17.14%) Workflow
7 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.43%) EDI
8 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database

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 4 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (5.71%) NetSuite
5 2 (5.71%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.86%) Sage 200
6 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) FinancialForce
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.86%) SSH
1 1 (2.86%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
3 2 (5.71%) SAP HANA
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.86%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Advertising
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Automotive
5 2 (5.71%) Billing
5 2 (5.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (11.43%) EDI
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) MDX
5 1 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) Workflow
4 5 (14.29%) CRM
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HNC
2 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.57%) Epicor
5 3 (8.57%) Sage
6 2 (5.71%) IFS
6 2 (5.71%) Infor
6 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.71%) Xero
7 1 (2.86%) Progress