Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 33 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 +30 -1
Contract jobs citing ERP 59 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.05% 4.51% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 5.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 36
Birmingham median daily rate £419 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £348 £325 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £431
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £444 £361
% change year-on-year -7.04% +22.84% -13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £22.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year -18.56% +51.60% -30.23%

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 1,189 1,174 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.72% 82.79% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 845 885
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +4.03%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £244
90th Percentile £560 £525 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -31.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.14
% change year-on-year -33.33% +24.05% -17.56%

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 September 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 September 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 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) SAP
4 15 (25.42%) Finance
5 14 (23.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
6 13 (22.03%) C#
7 12 (20.34%) MS Visio
8 11 (18.64%) XML
8 11 (18.64%) Migration
9 10 (16.95%) SQL
9 10 (16.95%) ISO 9001
9 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (16.95%) Six Sigma
9 10 (16.95%) ISO 14001
9 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (16.95%) Lean Six Sigma
10 9 (15.25%) SaaS
10 9 (15.25%) Windows
11 8 (13.56%) PaaS
12 7 (11.86%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (11.86%) WCF
12 7 (11.86%) FMCG
12 7 (11.86%) Web Services
12 7 (11.86%) .NET
12 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
13 6 (10.17%) Degree
13 6 (10.17%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (10.17%) SOAP
13 6 (10.17%) HNC

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 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.39%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (8.47%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (8.47%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 4 (6.78%) SAP MII
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (5.08%) Sage X3
5 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.69%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.69%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) SaaS
2 8 (13.56%) PaaS
3 7 (11.86%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (5.08%) Azure Functions
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.08%) Serverless
6 2 (3.39%) Taleo
7 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (3.39%) MS Access
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.39%) Power BI
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) EDMS
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) QlikView
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Process Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Business Process Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (10.17%) ERP Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) ERP Manager
5 6 (10.17%) ERP Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) HR Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Workstream Lead
8 3 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) ERP Architect
9 2 (3.39%) ERP Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Business Process Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) WCF
3 7 (11.86%) Web Services
4 6 (10.17%) SOAP
5 5 (8.47%) EDI
5 5 (8.47%) HTML
5 5 (8.47%) REST
5 5 (8.47%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) Middleware
6 3 (5.08%) WSDL
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) EDIFACT
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) MSMQ
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) FMCG
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Migration
2 10 (16.95%) Lean Six Sigma
2 10 (16.95%) Six Sigma
3 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Quality Management
4 5 (8.47%) SOA
4 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.78%) Change Management
5 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Document Management
5 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
5 4 (6.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (5.08%) Logistics
6 3 (5.08%) Release Management
6 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) C#
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) XPath
4 1 (1.69%) RPG
4 1 (1.69%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.69%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
1 6 (10.17%) HNC
1 6 (10.17%) HND
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) ISO 14001
1 10 (16.95%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
4 1 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) Oracle
2 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) JD Edwards
5 4 (6.78%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) Infor
6 1 (1.69%) Progress