Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 May 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 130 151
Rank change year-on-year +30 +21 -36
Contract jobs citing ERP 981 1,673 1,743
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.34% 2.02% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.30% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 1,080 1,070
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £315
90th Percentile £705 £675 £656
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.68 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.04% -15.20% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30.00 £13.23 £17.94
90th Percentile £65.75 £46.80 £80.73
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £27.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.94% -9.17% -6.25%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,937 72,687 80,249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.76% 87.62% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,983 48,377 53,276
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,188 1,876 2,125
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% +13.23% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £29.88 £24.83 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.31% +12.88% -13.73%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ERP in England.

Daily rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ERP in England.

Hourly rate trend for ERP in England

ERP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ERP in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for ERP in England

ERP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the England region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 387 £538 +2.38% 40
South East +62 255 £500 - 31
North of England +31 130 £475 +11.76% 63
Midlands +16 84 £475 +11.76% 29
Yorkshire +17 63 £573 +36.15% 20
North West +34 61 £425 - 34
East of England -2 59 £497 +6.03% 14
South West +38 47 £475 +8.57% 18
West Midlands +18 43 £494 +16.18% 17
East Midlands +28 39 £450 +5.88% 12
North East +12 6 £475 +11.76% 9
ERP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for ERP.

1 424 (43.22%) Finance
2 338 (34.45%) Oracle
3 256 (26.10%) SAP
4 164 (16.72%) SQL
5 161 (16.41%) Microsoft
6 152 (15.49%) Migration
6 152 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (12.74%) Dynamics 365
8 121 (12.33%) Security Cleared
9 119 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
10 112 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 112 (11.42%) CRM
11 110 (11.21%) Oracle ERP
12 109 (11.11%) Project Management
13 105 (10.70%) SC Cleared
14 96 (9.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 96 (9.79%) Azure
15 88 (8.97%) Data Migration
16 83 (8.46%) SaaS
17 79 (8.05%) SAP ERP
17 79 (8.05%) Public Sector
18 78 (7.95%) Web Services
19 75 (7.65%) Dynamics AX
20 70 (7.14%) Project Delivery
21 68 (6.93%) Manufacturing
22 67 (6.83%) PL/SQL
22 67 (6.83%) Retail
23 63 (6.42%) Unit Testing
23 63 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
23 63 (6.42%) XML

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 37 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (2.24%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.43%) Apache
3 14 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.22%) Confluence
6 9 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.92%) CMS
7 8 (0.82%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.51%) SAP EP
10 4 (0.41%) Anypoint
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.41%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.10%) EPiServer
Applications
1 39 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) InDesign
7 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 110 (11.21%) Oracle ERP
2 79 (8.05%) SAP ERP
3 75 (7.65%) Dynamics AX
4 58 (5.91%) NetSuite
5 57 (5.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 55 (5.61%) Oracle Payables
7 48 (4.89%) SAP S/4HANA
8 46 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
9 36 (3.67%) Oracle Cash Management
10 35 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
11 33 (3.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 27 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
12 27 (2.75%) Oracle General Ledger
13 25 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
14 23 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
15 17 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
16 13 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
17 11 (1.12%) SAP PSCD
18 10 (1.02%) SAP MDG
19 9 (0.92%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 125 (12.74%) Dynamics 365
2 96 (9.79%) Azure
3 83 (8.46%) SaaS
4 47 (4.79%) Power Platform
5 33 (3.36%) AWS
6 30 (3.06%) PaaS
7 16 (1.63%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (1.53%) Office 365
9 11 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (0.92%) PowerApps
11 8 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.82%) IaaS
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle CX
13 5 (0.51%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.51%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.41%) Boomi
14 4 (0.41%) Force.com
14 4 (0.41%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.82%) DNS
2 6 (0.61%) DHCP
2 6 (0.61%) Skype
3 5 (0.51%) SAN
4 4 (0.41%) LAN
4 4 (0.41%) SMS
4 4 (0.41%) WAN
5 3 (0.31%) Intranet
6 2 (0.20%) FTP
6 2 (0.20%) Internet
6 2 (0.20%) Network Security
6 2 (0.20%) SMTP
6 2 (0.20%) SNMP
6 2 (0.20%) VLAN
7 1 (0.10%) HTTP
7 1 (0.10%) ICMP
7 1 (0.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.69%) Power BI
3 36 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.63%) SAP HANA
9 15 (1.53%) Big Data
9 15 (1.53%) Essbase
9 15 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 13 (1.33%) Oracle Smart View
11 13 (1.33%) SAP BW
12 10 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
13 9 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (3.36%) JIRA
2 25 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.34%) Postman
4 22 (2.24%) SoapUI
5 21 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.61%) Selenium
10 5 (0.51%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (0.31%) Subversion
13 2 (0.20%) Ant
13 2 (0.20%) ERwin
13 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.20%) TestLink
General
1 424 (43.22%) Finance
2 79 (8.05%) Public Sector
3 68 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 67 (6.83%) Retail
5 57 (5.81%) General Ledger
6 22 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.94%) Local Government
7 19 (1.94%) Marketing
8 18 (1.83%) Advertising
8 18 (1.83%) Back Office
9 15 (1.53%) Law
10 14 (1.43%) Legal
11 13 (1.33%) Billing
12 12 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.92%) Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Electronics
15 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.31%) Automotive
15 3 (0.31%) German Language
15 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (15.49%) Analyst
2 144 (14.68%) Consultant
3 114 (11.62%) Architect
4 107 (10.91%) Developer
5 97 (9.89%) Project Manager
6 93 (9.48%) Business Analyst
7 65 (6.63%) ERP Manager
8 52 (5.30%) ERP Analyst
9 44 (4.49%) ERP Business Analyst
10 40 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (3.57%) Programme Manager
12 33 (3.36%) Oracle Consultant
13 31 (3.16%) SAP Architect
14 30 (3.06%) Financial Analyst
15 29 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
16 27 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
17 26 (2.65%) ERP Project Manager
18 24 (2.45%) Finance Business Analyst
19 23 (2.34%) Functional Consultant
20 22 (2.24%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (9.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 78 (7.95%) Web Services
3 63 (6.42%) XML
4 46 (4.69%) SOAP
5 36 (3.67%) HTML
5 36 (3.67%) REST
6 35 (3.57%) JSON
7 33 (3.36%) .NET
8 32 (3.26%) CSS
8 32 (3.26%) XSLT
9 20 (2.04%) Middleware
10 16 (1.63%) SAP Fiori
11 15 (1.53%) jQuery
12 13 (1.33%) RESTful
13 10 (1.02%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.02%) EDI
14 8 (0.82%) HTML5
14 8 (0.82%) SAP XI
15 7 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (0.61%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.83%) e-Learning
5 18 (1.83%) User Experience
6 17 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.92%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (0.71%) FMCG
11 6 (0.61%) LIMS
12 5 (0.51%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.41%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.41%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.41%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.41%) Life Science
13 4 (0.41%) LPAR
13 4 (0.41%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.77%) Windows
2 28 (2.85%) Linux
3 7 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.61%) Unix
4 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.31%) AIX
6 3 (0.31%) VMS
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
1 152 (15.49%) Migration
2 119 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
3 112 (11.42%) CRM
3 112 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (11.11%) Project Management
5 88 (8.97%) Data Migration
6 70 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 63 (6.42%) Unit Testing
8 61 (6.22%) Data Modelling
8 61 (6.22%) DevOps
9 58 (5.91%) Analytics
9 58 (5.91%) Change Management
9 58 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (5.10%) Procure-to-Pay
11 47 (4.79%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (4.69%) Requirements Gathering
12 46 (4.69%) SOA
13 42 (4.28%) Data Integration
14 40 (4.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 164 (16.72%) SQL
2 67 (6.83%) PL/SQL
3 41 (4.18%) JavaScript
4 37 (3.77%) Java
5 35 (3.57%) C#
6 28 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.04%) Python
8 15 (1.53%) ABAP
9 13 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.92%) PHP
11 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.82%) C
13 7 (0.71%) VB
14 6 (0.61%) R
15 5 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.51%) XAML
15 5 (0.51%) XQuery
16 4 (0.41%) PHP 7
16 4 (0.41%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 121 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 105 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 25 (2.55%) Degree
4 24 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.73%) CIMA
7 15 (1.53%) ACCA
8 13 (1.33%) PMP
9 10 (1.02%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.82%) CCA
11 5 (0.51%) APMG
11 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.41%) AAT
12 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.31%) CISSP
13 3 (0.31%) CIW
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.31%) VCP6
13 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.65%) QA
3 24 (2.45%) PMO
4 15 (1.53%) SLA
5 10 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.92%) GDPR
7 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.51%) PSD2
9 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.31%) RMADS
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.10%) GAMP
10 1 (0.10%) GPG13
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.82%) Docker
3 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) NFS
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.51%) HP ALM
2 5 (0.51%) RSA Archer
3 4 (0.41%) SCCM
3 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) SCSM
6 1 (0.10%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 338 (34.45%) Oracle
2 256 (26.10%) SAP
3 161 (16.41%) Microsoft
4 42 (4.28%) Workday
5 28 (2.85%) JD Edwards
6 27 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.34%) Ariba
8 15 (1.53%) Hyperion
8 15 (1.53%) Infor
9 14 (1.43%) IFS
10 13 (1.33%) Adobe
11 11 (1.12%) HP
12 10 (1.02%) Informatica
12 10 (1.02%) Sage
13 8 (0.82%) Concur
13 8 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.71%) Dell
14 7 (0.71%) Remedy
14 7 (0.71%) VMware
14 7 (0.71%) webMethods