Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 187 207
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 50 76 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.61% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.82% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 16
Midlands median daily rate £525 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +13.53% +1.98%
10th Percentile £401 £362 £400
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
England median daily rate £493 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.74% +5.56% -0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £62.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7797 9280 8004
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.39% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5638 4625
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £235 £215
90th Percentile £550 £551 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 367 455
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.11 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the Midlands

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the Midlands

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in the Midlands

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
West Midlands +27 37 £525 +10.53% 2
East Midlands -24 10 £494 -5.95% 2
Functional Consultant
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Midlands region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (40.00%) SAP
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.00%) CRM
6 10 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
7 9 (18.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 9 (18.00%) ERP
8 7 (14.00%) Retail
8 7 (14.00%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (12.00%) ABAP
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Logistics
10 5 (10.00%) Billing
11 4 (8.00%) Data Management
11 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (8.00%) General Ledger
11 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (8.00%) Oracle
11 4 (8.00%) Finance
11 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
11 4 (8.00%) Traceability Matrix
12 3 (6.00%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (6.00%) SAP Smart Forms
12 3 (6.00%) Automotive
12 3 (6.00%) JDA
12 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.00%) Kronos
13 2 (4.00%) Degree
13 2 (4.00%) SAP MM

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (4.00%) ResourceLink
4 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
4 2 (4.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (2.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (2.00%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.00%) SAP PS
5 1 (2.00%) SAP QM
5 1 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (2.00%) SAP SD
5 1 (2.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.00%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Billing
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) General Ledger
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Automotive
5 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.00%) CRM
3 9 (18.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 9 (18.00%) ERP
4 6 (12.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) Logistics
6 4 (8.00%) Data Management
6 4 (8.00%) Traceability Matrix
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) SDLC
8 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) User Stories
9 1 (2.00%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (2.00%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) SAP
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) JDA
5 2 (4.00%) Kronos
5 2 (4.00%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (2.00%) hybris
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com