Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing ERP 47 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.97% 2.72% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.39% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 28
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.82% +29.41%
10th Percentile £340 £163 £321
90th Percentile £575 £425 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £378 £425
% change year-on-year +19.05% -11.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £21.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +54.55% -15.38% +80.56%

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 1,279 1,121 1,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.69% 80.19% 77.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 706 634
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.42%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £522
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 42
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -13.58%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.83 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
5 8 (17.02%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
6 7 (14.89%) CRM
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
6 7 (14.89%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Retail
7 6 (12.77%) SAP
7 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) Advertising
8 5 (10.64%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.64%) SaaS
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Traceability Matrix
9 4 (8.51%) JIRA
9 4 (8.51%) General Ledger
9 4 (8.51%) Automotive
9 4 (8.51%) EPoS
9 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com

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 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.26%) NetSuite
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.13%) Maximo
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.13%) Sage X3
4 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP EWM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP QM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.13%) SAP WM
4 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (10.64%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) FinancialForce
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) 3G
2 1 (2.13%) 4G
2 1 (2.13%) 5G
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) MPLS
2 1 (2.13%) RFID
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.13%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.13%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 5 (10.64%) Advertising
5 4 (8.51%) Automotive
5 4 (8.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Consultant
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) ERP Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) SaaS Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Salesforce Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) MDX
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) EDI
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) EPoS
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Project Management
2 7 (14.89%) CRM
2 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.51%) Traceability Matrix
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Complex ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) ABAP
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) UniBasic
3 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.26%) Epicor
5 2 (4.26%) Infor
5 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.26%) Sage
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) IFS
6 1 (2.13%) Northgate
6 1 (2.13%) Sigfox
6 1 (2.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) Xero