Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ERP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ERP over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 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.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 97 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -19
Contract jobs citing ERP 31 92 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 2.00% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.31% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 66 81
Median daily rate £494 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £338 £355 £313
90th Percentile £650 £593 £603
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £99.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +434.56% -21.12%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £29.36 £34.00
% change year-on-year +61.78% -13.65% +44.68%

ERP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,548 3,981 4,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.96% 86.45% 84.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 2,504 2,651
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £263 £263
90th Percentile £597 £600 £575
England median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 113 195
Median hourly rate £20.57 £25.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +64.03% -26.19%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.24 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.40 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.15 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.58% +13.64% -12.00%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ERP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ERP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Birmingham +32 15 £500 +17.65% 9
Coventry +24 3 £500 +2.56% 1
Worcestershire +26 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -3 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 2
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ERP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ERP.

1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.68%) EDI
6 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Infor
6 3 (9.68%) PMO
7 2 (6.45%) Workday
7 2 (6.45%) Magento
7 2 (6.45%) Azure
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Local Government
7 2 (6.45%) Taleo
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (6.45%) Axway
7 2 (6.45%) Blog
7 2 (6.45%) EDIFACT
7 2 (6.45%) Automotive
7 2 (6.45%) Advertising
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITSM
7 2 (6.45%) XML

ERP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (16.13%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (6.45%) Magento
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (6.45%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.23%) Infor LN
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Taleo
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
2 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.45%) EDI Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) HR Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Magento Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (9.68%) EDI
3 2 (6.45%) EDIFACT
3 2 (6.45%) IDoc
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) User Stories
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) RMADS
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Infor
4 2 (6.45%) Axway
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Workday
5 1 (3.23%) Databricks