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 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 514 489 483
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 66 91 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.75% 2.16% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 50
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 £295 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3782 4216 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 9.15% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2280 2520 2221
Average daily rate £438 £435 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 30 54
Average hourly rate £40.89 £30.00 £27.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.28% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £64.95 £61.54
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 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -7 28 £450 - 16
South West +8 11 £438 -2.77% 6
South East -5 10 £475 +2.70% 4
North West -24 7 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -6 6 £498 +30.49%
East of England -5 1 - - 2
West Midlands -16 1 £350 -26.31% 1
North East -25 1 £475 +18.75%
Unit4 Business World
UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 108 (55.38%) Finance
2 59 (30.26%) SQL
3 35 (17.95%) ERP
4 25 (12.82%) Project Management
4 25 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 22 (11.28%) Oracle
6 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 20 (10.26%) SharePoint
7 19 (9.74%) Microsoft
8 18 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (8.21%) Migration
10 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.18%) SAP
11 13 (6.67%) Service Management
12 12 (6.15%) Windows
12 12 (6.15%) Data Migration
12 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (5.64%) Windows Server
14 10 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (5.13%) Lync
14 10 (5.13%) Management Information System
15 9 (4.62%) HP
16 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
16 8 (4.10%) .NET
16 8 (4.10%) C#
16 8 (4.10%) Programme Management
17 7 (3.59%) NetApp
17 7 (3.59%) Cisco
17 7 (3.59%) VoIP
17 7 (3.59%) EDRMS

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 20 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.13%) Lync
2 10 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.56%) LiveLink
5 3 (1.54%) IIS
5 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.54%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.51%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.51%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Office 365
1 3 (1.54%) OneDrive
1 3 (1.54%) Yammer
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (3.59%) Skype
1 7 (3.59%) VoIP
2 5 (2.56%) Network Security
3 3 (1.54%) CTI
3 3 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.59%) EDRMS
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.54%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) OLAP
8 1 (0.51%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Toad
2 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (55.38%) Finance
2 6 (3.08%) Advertising
2 6 (3.08%) Retail
3 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.05%) Back Office
4 4 (2.05%) Electronics
4 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.05%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Billing
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (31.28%) Consultant
2 30 (15.38%) Analyst
3 26 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.79%) Payroll Consultant
5 18 (9.23%) HR Consultant
6 12 (6.15%) Developer
7 8 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Tester
8 7 (3.59%) Administrator
8 7 (3.59%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.08%) ERP Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (3.08%) IT Director
9 6 (3.08%) Trainer
10 5 (2.56%) Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
10 5 (2.56%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.54%) CSS
2 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.54%) HTML
2 3 (1.54%) Struts
2 3 (1.54%) Struts2
2 3 (1.54%) Web Services
2 3 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.59%) Private Cloud
3 5 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.54%) LLPG
6 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.15%) Windows
2 11 (5.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.95%) ERP
2 25 (12.82%) PRINCE2
2 25 (12.82%) Project Management
3 18 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (8.21%) Migration
5 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.67%) Service Management
7 12 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.10%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.59%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (3.08%) ITIL
10 6 (3.08%) Test Scripting
11 5 (2.56%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.05%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.05%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.05%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.05%) Logistics
12 4 (2.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.05%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.26%) SQL
2 8 (4.10%) C#
3 4 (2.05%) Java
4 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.54%) PHP
4 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) R
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.08%) Degree
1 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.05%) ISEB
3 2 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) ACCA
4 1 (0.51%) APMP
4 1 (0.51%) CIMA
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.28%) Oracle
2 19 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.18%) SAP
4 9 (4.62%) HP
5 7 (3.59%) Cisco
5 7 (3.59%) Mitel
5 7 (3.59%) NetApp
6 5 (2.56%) Siebel
7 4 (2.05%) CODA
7 4 (2.05%) OpenText
8 2 (1.03%) Civica
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
8 2 (1.03%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.51%) Capita
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Infor
9 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.51%) Sun
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