The table below looks at the statistics for Unit4 Business World skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit4 Business World over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 144 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 22 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.19% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.63% 2.28% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £315 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -42.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £461 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +19.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 - -
Unit4 Business World
England

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

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
332 307 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.48% 8.33% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 151 148
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £47.33 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +60.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

Unit4 Business World
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Unit4 Business World as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Unit4 Business World Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Unit4 Business World
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Unit4 Business World
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -12 9 £300 +3.44% 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £463 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Unit4 Business World
England

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit4 Business World 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 North West region with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) SAP
3 11 (34.38%) Programme Management
4 10 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (31.25%) Marketing
4 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 10 (31.25%) Electronics
4 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) ERP
6 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) People Management
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) CODA
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
10 1 (3.13%) IIS
10 1 (3.13%) MS Project
10 1 (3.13%) MS Office
10 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (3.13%) .NET
10 1 (3.13%) MySQL

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (3.13%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 10 (31.25%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Finance Manager
1 6 (18.75%) Finance Systems Manager
1 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 6 (18.75%) Systems Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Report Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Report Writer
4 3 (9.38%) Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) HR Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) HR Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) HR Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) ERP Support
6 1 (3.13%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
1 1 (3.13%) LESS
1 1 (3.13%) LINQ
1 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
1 1 (3.13%) Spring.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Programme Management
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (18.75%) ERP
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) People Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
7 1 (3.13%) Record to Report
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.13%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) CODA
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Maconomy
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.13%) Northgate
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) Sage
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