Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 76 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing ERP 104 100 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.11% 2.32% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.86% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 85
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £231
90th Percentile £625 £558 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.70 £25.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.20% +127.27% -38.89%
10th Percentile £17.71 £22.34 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.69 £57.50 £11.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +13.82% +29.47% -48.09%

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 4,130 3,501 4,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.72% 81.31% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,544 2,196 2,577
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £266 £240 £234
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 137 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +21.30% -26.15%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.05 £49.25 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

ERP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ERP as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ERP in the West Midlands

ERP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ERP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 2018. 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 -13 43 £419 -1.47% 14
Coventry -17 9 £450 +24.14% 3
Warwickshire -2 8 £425 +30.77% 1
Staffordshire -7 6 £400 -5.88% 6
Shropshire - 5 £495 - 5
Worcestershire -8 4 £425 +55.25% 6
Wolverhampton -2 3 £600 +21.83% 1
Solihull -9 3 £225 - 5
Herefordshire - 1 - -
ERP
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 29 (27.88%) Oracle
3 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 27 (25.96%) SAP
5 21 (20.19%) SQL
6 17 (16.35%) Project Management
7 16 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 15 (14.42%) Migration
9 14 (13.46%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (11.54%) Logistics
11 12 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 11 (10.58%) C#
12 11 (10.58%) CRM
12 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (9.62%) Advertising
13 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
14 9 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (7.69%) Web Services
15 8 (7.69%) XML
15 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (7.69%) SaaS
15 8 (7.69%) PaaS
16 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
16 7 (6.73%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (5.77%) NetSuite
5 5 (4.81%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (3.85%) SAP ERP
6 4 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (2.88%) Sage 200
8 2 (1.92%) Maximo
8 2 (1.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (1.92%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.92%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.96%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (7.69%) PaaS
2 8 (7.69%) SaaS
3 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.81%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.92%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.96%) Office 365
6 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (0.96%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.96%) SSH
2 1 (0.96%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.85%) MS Access
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.92%) Power BI
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.96%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) MorphX
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (31.73%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.62%) Advertising
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.85%) Automotive
5 4 (3.85%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Local Government
6 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Consultant
2 17 (16.35%) Analyst
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
4 11 (10.58%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.62%) Developer
6 8 (7.69%) ERP Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) ERP Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (3.85%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Logistics Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (7.69%) Web Services
2 8 (7.69%) XML
3 7 (6.73%) .NET
3 7 (6.73%) EDI
3 7 (6.73%) Middleware
4 6 (5.77%) HTML
5 4 (3.85%) XSLT
6 3 (2.88%) REST
6 3 (2.88%) WSDL
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) CSS
7 2 (1.92%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.92%) SOAP
7 2 (1.92%) WCF
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.96%) JSON
8 1 (0.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.88%) FMCG
4 1 (0.96%) AS400
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) iSeries
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) PMI
4 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) OS/400
3 1 (0.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) Project Management
2 15 (14.42%) Migration
3 12 (11.54%) Logistics
3 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.58%) CRM
4 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (4.81%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (4.81%) Workflow
10 4 (3.85%) Accounts Payable
10 4 (3.85%) Accounts Receivable
10 4 (3.85%) Decision-Making
10 4 (3.85%) Defect Management
10 4 (3.85%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 11 (10.58%) C#
3 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) VBA
3 2 (1.92%) XPath
4 1 (0.96%) C++
4 1 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) RPG
4 1 (0.96%) RPG IV
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.96%) UniBasic
4 1 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) HNC
2 2 (1.92%) HND
3 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) GDPR
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) MOM
1 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Oracle
2 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.96%) SAP
4 7 (6.73%) Sage
5 4 (3.85%) Epicor
5 4 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) HP
6 2 (1.92%) IFS
6 2 (1.92%) Infor
6 2 (1.92%) Xero
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Progress
7 1 (0.96%) Siebel