The table below looks at the statistics for Unit4 Business World skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 133 143 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 11 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.19% 0.77%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.39% 2.52% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £315 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
204 238 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.85% 7.38% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 170 74
Average daily rate £400 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

Unit4 Business World
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Unit4 Business World Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Unit4 Business World
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Unit4 Business World
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 10 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
Somerset +4 4 £625 +19.04% 1
Gloucestershire +11 1 £600 +41.17% 1
Devon +1 1 £438 +113.41%
Wiltshire -4 1 £425 -10.52%
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 £475 - 2
Unit4 Business World
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Process Management
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Local Government
6 1 (3.03%) Civica
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Exchequer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) MS Office
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) IaaS

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Exchequer
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) HR Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Payroll Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Programme Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Procurement Manager
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.03%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ERP
1 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.03%) SDLC
4 1 (3.03%) System Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Civica
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
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