The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 475 415
Rank change year-on-year +38 -60  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 152 179 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 89 87
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £384 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £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

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Consultant over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Consultant in the UK

Functional Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +23 134 £475 +5.55% 36
London +2 54 £475 - 18
South East +37 21 £450 - 4
North West +36 16 £488 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +24 13 £525 +23.52% 3
South West 0 11 £463 +10.11% 1
Scotland +40 10 £588 +44.61%
City of London +2 8 £475 -1.04% 4
Manchester +19 7 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham +20 6 - -
West Sussex +24 5 - -
Bristol -4 5 £525 +22.09%
East of England -15 5 £280 -38.63% 2
Glasgow +7 4 £588 -
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £280 -45.36% 1
Brentford +1 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £481 - 1
Huntingdon - 4 £280 -
Berkshire +9 3 £448 -0.55% 1
Hampshire +8 3 - -
East Midlands -21 3 £500 -1.96% 1
Oxford - 3 £488 -
Horsham - 3 - -
Surrey +4 2 £413 +3.12%
Merseyside 0 2 - - 1
Liverpool -2 2 - - 1
Aberdeen -11 2 - -
Sussex - 2 £408 -
Dorset - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £525 +23.52% 1

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 111 (36.63%) SAP
2 102 (33.66%) Finance
3 86 (28.38%) Oracle
4 66 (21.78%) Microsoft
5 54 (17.82%) CRM
6 48 (15.84%) ERP
7 45 (14.85%) Dynamics CRM
8 35 (11.55%) Oracle EBS
9 33 (10.89%) Oracle EBS R12
10 31 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (9.57%) Manufacturing
12 28 (9.24%) Dynamics AX
13 27 (8.91%) Business Analysis
14 26 (8.58%) Retail
15 24 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (6.93%) Oracle Receivables
17 20 (6.60%) Time Management
17 20 (6.60%) Migration
17 20 (6.60%) SQL
17 20 (6.60%) JD Edwards
18 19 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (5.61%) Oracle Payables
20 16 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
20 16 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
20 16 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (5.28%) SAP HCM
21 15 (4.95%) General Ledger
21 15 (4.95%) Project Management
22 14 (4.62%) Data Migration

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) MTS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (14.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (11.55%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (10.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (9.24%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (6.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (5.61%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (5.28%) SAP HCM
8 12 (3.96%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (3.96%) SAP CO
9 11 (3.63%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (3.30%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (3.30%) SAP FI
10 10 (3.30%) SAP HR
10 10 (3.30%) SAP IS-U
10 10 (3.30%) SAP MM
10 10 (3.30%) SAP Payroll
11 9 (2.97%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (2.97%) SAP S/4HANA
12 8 (2.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 8 (2.64%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
1 5 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.99%) Heroku
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (2.97%) SAP BW
3 8 (2.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.99%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.66%) Big Data
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Smart View
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.33%) DataStage
7 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.33%) Power BI
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.33%) PeopleTools
General
1 102 (33.66%) Finance
2 29 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 26 (8.58%) Retail
4 15 (4.95%) General Ledger
5 13 (4.29%) Billing
5 13 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.30%) Advertising
7 8 (2.64%) Marketing
8 7 (2.31%) Banking
9 5 (1.65%) Electronics
9 5 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) Front Office
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (4.29%) SAP Fiori
3 9 (2.97%) .NET
4 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.99%) JSON
5 3 (0.99%) Middleware
5 3 (0.99%) REST
5 3 (0.99%) SAP Business Workflow
5 3 (0.99%) Web Services
6 2 (0.66%) Mason
7 1 (0.33%) EDI
7 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.33%) JSP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.33%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.33%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.31%) FMCG
4 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.32%) EPoS
5 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.99%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.66%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) Derivative
8 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) Equities
8 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.33%) Robotics
8 1 (0.33%) SCORM
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.33%) Linux
1 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.82%) CRM
2 48 (15.84%) ERP
3 31 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (8.91%) Business Analysis
5 20 (6.60%) Migration
5 20 (6.60%) Time Management
6 19 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (4.95%) Project Management
10 14 (4.62%) Data Migration
11 13 (4.29%) SDLC
12 11 (3.63%) Order to Cash
12 11 (3.63%) Workflow
13 10 (3.30%) Analytics
13 10 (3.30%) Performance Management
14 9 (2.97%) Test Scripting
15 8 (2.64%) Data Management
15 8 (2.64%) Logistics
15 8 (2.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.60%) SQL
2 8 (2.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.98%) ABAP
4 4 (1.32%) C#
4 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.99%) C
6 2 (0.66%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.64%) Degree
4 7 (2.31%) SAP Certification
5 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) GAAP
1 4 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) GxP
2 1 (0.33%) IFRS
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (36.63%) SAP
2 86 (28.38%) Oracle
3 66 (21.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.60%) JD Edwards
5 16 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.96%) Workday
7 5 (1.65%) Cognos
7 5 (1.65%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.32%) IFS
9 3 (0.99%) Adobe
9 3 (0.99%) Ariba
9 3 (0.99%) Concur
9 3 (0.99%) Marketo
10 2 (0.66%) Anaplan
10 2 (0.66%) HP
10 2 (0.66%) Infor
10 2 (0.66%) Informatica
11 1 (0.33%) FXall
11 1 (0.33%) hybris
West Midlands
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Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Mason Frank International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Washington Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Tiro Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £501 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago