The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 50 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage 50 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage 50
UK / England
Rank 572 606 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Contract jobs citing Sage 50 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.004% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.053% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3705 3745 4286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.86% 7.98% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2362 2270 2545
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 31
Median hourly rate £29.19 £35.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £64.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +81.94%

Sage 50
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sage 50 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Sage 50 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sage 50
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage 50 across the England region.

Sage 50 Daily Rate Trend in England

Sage 50
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage 50 across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Sage 50 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sage 50
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 across the England region.

Sage 50 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sage 50
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
London - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £175 -
Sage 50
UK

Sage 50
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Sage
3 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Sage 200
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Advertising
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) ACCA
6 2 (14.29%) CIMA
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) IFRS
7 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
7 1 (7.14%) GAAP
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Magma
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (7.14%) MS Access

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Sage 200
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Payroll Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Accountant
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Accountant
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Project Accountant
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ACCA
1 2 (14.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GAAP
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Sage
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Magma
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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