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 3 months to 27 June 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 54 54
Rank change year-on-year +20 0  
Contract jobs citing ERP 26 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.09% 2.18% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 2.62% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -20.58% -12.06%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 522 687 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.20% 83.07% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 480 373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ERP.

1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
1 14 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 10 (21.74%) Project Management
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (17.39%) SAP
6 6 (13.04%) SCADA
6 6 (13.04%) Data Acquisition
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) .NET
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) JD Edwards
8 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.70%) PMO
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
9 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.52%) Taleo
9 3 (6.52%) ITIL
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Service Management
9 3 (6.52%) Change Management
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (6.52%) Advertising
10 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Security
10 2 (4.35%) RFID
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle Financials

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.35%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Primavera
3 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
3 1 (2.17%) Sage X3
3 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Taleo
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) 3G
1 2 (4.35%) 4G
1 2 (4.35%) 5G
1 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) RFID
1 2 (4.35%) WAN
1 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) LSMW
2 1 (2.17%) MorphX
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Project Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) ERP Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Developer
7 2 (4.35%) ERP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IoT Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Migration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) NetSuite Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) EDI
3 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) SCADA
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) iSeries
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Project Management
2 6 (13.04%) Data Acquisition
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) BCP
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.35%) Data Management
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Data Security
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) RPG
2 1 (2.17%) RPG/400
2 1 (2.17%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) SAP
3 4 (8.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.35%) Infor
4 2 (4.35%) Sage
5 1 (2.17%) Casewise
5 1 (2.17%) MAPICS
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) QAD
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens