Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 40 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 -1
Contract jobs citing ERP 47 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.31% 3.92% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.78% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 37
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £311 £340 £220
90th Percentile £533 £560 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £29.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -59.32% +96.67% -53.85%

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 1,178 1,277 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.90% 82.12% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 943 820
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £228 £245
90th Percentile £560 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.77 £12.30 £10.60
90th Percentile £30.20 £46.40 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.60% +46.54% -14.70%

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 November 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 November 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 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle
3 19 (40.43%) SAP
4 17 (36.17%) Finance
5 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
6 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
6 8 (17.02%) FMCG
7 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (14.89%) ISO 14001
7 7 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
7 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
7 7 (14.89%) Contract Management
8 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (12.77%) XML
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (12.77%) C#
8 6 (12.77%) Degree
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (10.64%) WCF
9 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.64%) Retail
9 5 (10.64%) Internet
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.64%) Windows
9 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.51%) Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (14.89%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.38%) Sage X3
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (4.26%) SAP MII
4 1 (2.13%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.13%) Lawson
4 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
4 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) PaaS
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
1 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Azure Functions
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Serverless
2 2 (4.26%) Taleo
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Business Process Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Process Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) ERP Manager
4 5 (10.64%) ERP Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) ERP Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Assistant
6 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) HR Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) ERP Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Business Process Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) WCF
3 4 (8.51%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) XSLT
6 1 (2.13%) EDI
6 1 (2.13%) EDIFACT
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) FMCG
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) SCADA
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Contract Management
1 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
1 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
2 5 (10.64%) Change Management
3 4 (8.51%) Logistics
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.51%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
4 3 (6.38%) Release Management
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) SOA
4 3 (6.38%) Source to Pay
4 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (6.38%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) RPG
4 1 (2.13%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.13%) RPG/400
4 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) HNC
2 4 (8.51%) HND
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO 14001
1 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) GDPR
4 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Oracle
3 19 (40.43%) SAP
4 4 (8.51%) JD Edwards
5 3 (6.38%) Sage
6 2 (4.26%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (2.13%) Infor