The table below looks at the statistics for Unit4 Business World skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 518 492 508
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 103 107 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.59% 2.59% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 64 58
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £17.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 - -
Unit4 Business World
UK

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
3973 4128 4457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.76% 8.16% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2477 2378 2607
Average daily rate £440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 45
Average hourly rate £22.75 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.16% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.28 £61.34 £53.50
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 England

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

Unit4 Business World Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Trend in England

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unit4 Business World
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unit4 Business World
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 47 £450 +12.50% 2
North West -1 18 £375 +3.44%
South West +9 15 £475 +2.15% 4
South East -24 11 £513 +24.24% 3
East of England +1 5 £575 -8.00% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £500 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire -8 1 £413 -2.94% 1
West Midlands -14 1 £375 - 4
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UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 103 (58.86%) Finance
2 51 (29.14%) ERP
3 42 (24.00%) SQL
4 27 (15.43%) PRINCE2
5 24 (13.71%) Project Management
6 22 (12.57%) SAP
7 19 (10.86%) Programme Management
8 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
9 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
10 14 (8.00%) Oracle
10 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
10 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.00%) Marketing
11 13 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (6.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (6.86%) Electronics
12 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
12 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
13 11 (6.29%) Migration
13 11 (6.29%) Workflow
14 10 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
14 10 (5.71%) Service Management
14 10 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
15 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
16 8 (4.57%) Windows
16 8 (4.57%) .NET
16 8 (4.57%) C#
16 8 (4.57%) Back Office

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.00%) IIS
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.57%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Office 365
1 6 (3.43%) OneDrive
1 6 (3.43%) Yammer
2 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) Intranet
2 3 (1.71%) CTI
3 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) QlikView
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
General
1 103 (58.86%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.00%) Marketing
4 12 (6.86%) Electronics
4 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.57%) Back Office
6 5 (2.86%) Local Government
7 4 (2.29%) Banking
7 4 (2.29%) Retail
8 3 (1.71%) Legal
8 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (20.57%) Analyst
2 35 (20.00%) Consultant
2 35 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 14 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (8.00%) Developer
4 11 (6.29%) Report Writer
5 9 (5.14%) Trainer
6 8 (4.57%) ERP Analyst
6 8 (4.57%) Programme Manager
6 8 (4.57%) Test Analyst
7 7 (4.00%) Architect
7 7 (4.00%) ERP Manager
7 7 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (3.43%) HR Analyst
8 6 (3.43%) HR Consultant
8 6 (3.43%) Payroll Consultant
8 6 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.86%) Implementation Project Manager
9 5 (2.86%) Report Developer
9 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.57%) .NET
2 6 (3.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.57%) jQuery
3 1 (0.57%) LESS
3 1 (0.57%) LINQ
3 1 (0.57%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.57%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.71%) LLPG
3 2 (1.14%) Statistics
4 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.14%) ERP
2 27 (15.43%) PRINCE2
3 24 (13.71%) Project Management
4 19 (10.86%) Programme Management
5 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (6.29%) Migration
8 11 (6.29%) Workflow
9 10 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
9 10 (5.71%) Service Management
9 10 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.00%) Logistics
11 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (3.43%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.43%) Test Scripting
13 5 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (2.86%) Office Automation
13 5 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.00%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) C#
3 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) R
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Cacti
1 1 (0.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (12.57%) SAP
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle
3 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.71%) CODA
5 1 (0.57%) Civica
5 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.57%) Maconomy
5 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South East England
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago