Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Functional Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 549 495
Rank change year-on-year +12 -54 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 282 332 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 161 177
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £390 £364 £360
90th Percentile £575 £588 £596
UK median daily rate £475 £458 £475
% change year-on-year +3.83% -3.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £62.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82960 96520 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54133 63600 61416
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2653 2812 3806
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Functional Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in England

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in England

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in England

Functional Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Consultant in England

Functional Consultant
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 Functional Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 +11 122 £475 - 15
South East +44 51 £475 +5.56%
North of England +57 31 £450 - 6
Midlands -14 30 £525 +16.67% 2
South West +12 25 £450 +7.14%
North West +43 24 £450 - 4
West Midlands +33 24 £525 +23.53% 2
East of England -28 11 £280 -34.12% 4
Yorkshire +31 7 £523 +7.18% 2
East Midlands -33 6 £500 -3.38%
South Coast - 1 - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Functional Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 106 (37.59%) Finance
2 94 (33.33%) SAP
3 82 (29.08%) Oracle
4 72 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 51 (18.09%) ERP
6 50 (17.73%) CRM
7 41 (14.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 38 (13.48%) Oracle EBS R12
9 34 (12.06%) Manufacturing
10 32 (11.35%) Dynamics AX
11 31 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
12 27 (9.57%) Oracle Receivables
12 27 (9.57%) Business Analysis
12 27 (9.57%) SQL
13 26 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (7.80%) Retail
15 22 (7.80%) Migration
16 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (7.45%) JD Edwards
17 20 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (6.38%) Oracle Payables
18 18 (6.38%) Order to Cash
18 18 (6.38%) Time Management
19 17 (6.03%) Data Migration
20 16 (5.67%) General Ledger
21 14 (4.96%) SAP CO
21 14 (4.96%) Project Management
21 14 (4.96%) Oracle Reports

Functional Consultant Skill Set
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 5 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (14.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (13.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (11.35%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (9.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (6.38%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (4.96%) SAP CO
8 13 (4.61%) SAP FI
8 13 (4.61%) SAP HCM
9 11 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (3.90%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 10 (3.55%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (2.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 8 (2.84%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (2.84%) Oracle TCA
11 8 (2.84%) SAP HR
12 7 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (2.48%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.06%) Heroku
3 3 (1.06%) SaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (0.71%) Taleo
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.77%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.71%) Big Data
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (0.71%) Power BI
5 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.35%) DataStage
6 1 (0.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 106 (37.59%) Finance
2 34 (12.06%) Manufacturing
3 22 (7.80%) Retail
4 16 (5.67%) General Ledger
5 12 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.90%) Marketing
7 10 (3.55%) Banking
8 9 (3.19%) Advertising
9 6 (2.13%) Billing
10 5 (1.77%) Electronics
10 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.42%) Legal
12 3 (1.06%) Publishing
13 2 (0.71%) Back Office
13 2 (0.71%) Front Office
13 2 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.35%) French Language
14 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (3.90%) .NET
2 11 (3.90%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.06%) JSON
4 3 (1.06%) REST
4 3 (1.06%) Web Services
5 2 (0.71%) EDI
5 2 (0.71%) Mason
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
5 2 (0.71%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.35%) JSP
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.19%) FMCG
4 7 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.35%) Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) EPoS
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.35%) Life Science
7 1 (0.35%) PDA
7 1 (0.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Robotics
7 1 (0.35%) SCORM
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.35%) Linux
1 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.09%) ERP
2 50 (17.73%) CRM
3 27 (9.57%) Business Analysis
4 26 (9.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.80%) Migration
7 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.38%) Order to Cash
9 18 (6.38%) Time Management
10 17 (6.03%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.96%) Project Management
12 13 (4.61%) Data Analysis
13 12 (4.26%) Workflow
14 11 (3.90%) Logistics
14 11 (3.90%) Procure-to-Pay
14 11 (3.90%) SDLC
15 10 (3.55%) Performance Management
16 9 (3.19%) Data Modelling
16 9 (3.19%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.57%) SQL
2 7 (2.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.42%) C#
4 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.06%) ABAP
6 2 (0.71%) C
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) Java
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.84%) Degree
3 8 (2.84%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.06%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
3 1 (0.35%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) IFRS
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (33.33%) SAP
2 82 (29.08%) Oracle
3 72 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.45%) JD Edwards
5 13 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.13%) Workday
7 5 (1.77%) Cognos
8 4 (1.42%) Concur
9 3 (1.06%) Adobe
9 3 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.06%) Marketo
10 2 (0.71%) Ariba
10 2 (0.71%) HP
10 2 (0.71%) IFS
10 2 (0.71%) Infor
10 2 (0.71%) Informatica
10 2 (0.71%) Kronos
11 1 (0.35%) hybris
11 1 (0.35%) Siemens
11 1 (0.35%) SimCorp
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