Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £451 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 147 104
Rank change year-on-year +50 -43 -
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 3 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.25% 0.25% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
North East median daily rate £451 £500 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.90% +14.74% -
10th Percentile £425 £405 £400
90th Percentile £476 £580 £613
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East 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 North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,145 2,206 1,834
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 93.00% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1,526 1,126
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +10.81%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £253
90th Percentile £563 £528 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 97 106
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +9.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £37.10 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the North East

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the North East

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +53 1 £451 -18.09% 1
Durham +1 1 - -
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North East region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Maximo
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (33.33%) Workday
2 1 (33.33%) Swim Lanes

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Swim Lanes
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Workday