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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 151 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 1 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.42% 2.38% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Average daily rate £501 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% +16.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
238 421 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.59% 8.36% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 305 277
Average daily rate £480 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £650 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £45.50 £29.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.05% +55.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £45.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Development Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft