The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 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 / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 139 132
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.41% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.44% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £588 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.61% -9.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2070 2727 2917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.61% 92.79% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1526 1516
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.70% -19.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Functional Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in Scotland

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 4 £588 -
Aberdeen -10 2 - -
Functional Consultant
UK

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Scotland region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) SAP ERP
3 3 (27.27%) SAP Fiori
3 3 (27.27%) Concur
3 3 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (27.27%) GAAP
3 3 (27.27%) EPoS
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Order to Cash
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (9.09%) Maximo
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (36.36%) SAP ERP
2 3 (27.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (9.09%) Maximo
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Utilities
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Order to Cash
2 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GAAP
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Concur
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle