The table below looks at the statistics for Unit4 Business World skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit4 Business World over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 154 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 9 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.092% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.91% 1.09% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Average daily rate £425 £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £389 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 - -
Unit4 Business World
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
230 460 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.63% 8.45% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 329 353
Average daily rate £500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £373 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £627
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.73% -66.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

Unit4 Business World
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Unit4 Business World Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the City of London region.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Unit4 Business World
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the City of London region.

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Unit4 Business World also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit4 Business World.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Intranet
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) QlikView
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Unit4 Business World also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit4 Business World. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
1 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
1 2 (18.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Accountant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Office Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP