The median contractor rate for a Functional Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Consultant
England / Yorkshire
Rank 122 135 137
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Consultant 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.25% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +12.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2065 2741 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1822 1597
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Functional Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Consultant in Yorkshire

Functional Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Consultant in Yorkshire

Functional Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +12 3 £500 +8.10% 1
Functional Consultant
England

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Functional Consultant in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) SAP
2 10 (47.62%) ERP
3 9 (42.86%) CRM
4 8 (38.10%) Billing
4 8 (38.10%) SAP IS-U
5 7 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
5 7 (33.33%) SAPUI5
5 7 (33.33%) Marketing
5 7 (33.33%) Middleware
5 7 (33.33%) Replication
6 6 (28.57%) SAP CRM
7 4 (19.05%) ABAP
7 4 (19.05%) SAP CRM for Utilities
8 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (9.52%) QA
9 2 (9.52%) Mason
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
10 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.76%) Legal
10 1 (4.76%) Publishing
10 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
10 1 (4.76%) SAP MM

Functional Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (28.57%) SAP CRM
3 4 (19.05%) SAP CRM for Utilities
4 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
5 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
General
1 8 (38.10%) Billing
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Middleware
1 7 (33.33%) SAP Fiori
1 7 (33.33%) SAPUI5
2 2 (9.52%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ERP
2 9 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com