The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 622 602
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20  
Contract jobs citing HFM 18 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.055% 0.070%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.45% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 20
Median daily rate £488 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +30.00% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HFM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3974 4394 4790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.28% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2693 2731
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 51
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £11.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

HFM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing HFM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for HFM in the UK

HFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HFM in the UK

HFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HFM in the UK

HFM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +21 16 £488 +30.00% 5
London -6 8 £463 +15.62% 2
City of London -3 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £488 -
Berkshire +18 1 - -
South East +17 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
East of England -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HFM.

1 30 (88.24%) Hyperion
2 28 (82.35%) Finance
3 21 (61.76%) Oracle
4 15 (44.12%) Essbase
5 13 (38.24%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (35.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) Time Management
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle Smart View
11 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (11.76%) SAP
12 4 (11.76%) DRM
12 4 (11.76%) ERP
12 4 (11.76%) ETL
12 4 (11.76%) Banking
12 4 (11.76%) Data Management
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (11.76%) Validation
12 4 (11.76%) Analytics
13 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
13 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
13 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
13 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (8.82%) Local Government
13 3 (8.82%) Endeca

HFM
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 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.94%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (2.94%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.94%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) Essbase
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) Oracle Smart View
6 3 (8.82%) Endeca
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Star Schema
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (5.88%) QlikView
8 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Hyperion Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) HFM Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Hyperion Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) OBIEE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Accountant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) QlikView Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Accountant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Exalytics
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Time Management
3 4 (11.76%) Analytics
3 4 (11.76%) Data Management
3 4 (11.76%) DRM
3 4 (11.76%) ERP
3 4 (11.76%) ETL
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.82%) Information Management
4 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Presales
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.88%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ACCA
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CIMA
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) IFRS
2 1 (2.94%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Hyperion
2 21 (61.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.94%) Anaplan
5 1 (2.94%) Ariba
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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