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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
UK
Rank 583 582 587
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing HFM 16 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.087% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.42% 1.09% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 20
Median daily rate £425 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -2.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £570
% change year-on-year -12.50% -12.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 3838 4208 4612
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.58% 7.97% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2531 2562
Median daily rate £450 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £67.04 £60.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HFM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HFM in the UK

HFM
Top 10 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 23 March 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 +6 16 £425 -15.00% 8
South East +11 8 £438 -12.50% 1
Berkshire +15 7 £425 -15.00% 1
London 0 6 £425 -5.55% 6
Slough - 4 £438 -
East of England -3 2 - -
Bracknell -3 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Newbury - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £525 -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 31 (73.81%) Hyperion
3 25 (59.52%) Oracle
4 15 (35.71%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (28.57%) Data Management
7 11 (26.19%) Hyperion Planning
7 11 (26.19%) Essbase
8 10 (23.81%) Master Data Management
9 9 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (19.05%) ETL
10 8 (19.05%) SAP
10 8 (19.05%) Banking
11 7 (16.67%) Security Management
11 7 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (11.90%) Validation
13 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
13 4 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.52%) Project Management
13 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
13 4 (9.52%) Information Management
13 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (9.52%) Oracle Smart View
13 4 (9.52%) Programme Governance
14 3 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 3 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
14 3 (7.14%) People Management

HFM
Top Related 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.76%) SAP GRC
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.38%) Loan IQ
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) IMAP
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (26.19%) Essbase
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Smart View
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) HFM Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) Hyperion Administrator
3 6 (14.29%) Hyperion Consultant
3 6 (14.29%) OBIEE Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Hyperion Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Auditor
5 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Data Management
2 10 (23.81%) Master Data Management
3 9 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.05%) ETL
5 7 (16.67%) Security Management
6 5 (11.90%) Validation
7 4 (9.52%) Information Management
7 4 (9.52%) Programme Governance
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
8 3 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (7.14%) DRM
8 3 (7.14%) People Management
8 3 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (4.76%) IT Audit
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
9 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ACCA
1 2 (4.76%) CIMA
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) COBIT
2 2 (4.76%) IFRS
2 2 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Hyperion
2 25 (59.52%) Oracle
3 8 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (7.14%) Cognos
6 2 (4.76%) Misys
7 1 (2.38%) Anaplan
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) MKS
7 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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