The table below looks at the statistics for Unit4 Business World skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit4 Business World over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 511 503 462
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -41
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 116 135 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.69% 2.96% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 90 137
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
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 across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4310 4567 5233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.59% 8.35% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2696 2567 3062
Median daily rate £450 £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 84 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £52.47 £77.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +81.39%

Unit4 Business World
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Unit4 Business World Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England -6 104 £425 -10.52% 23
London -10 39 £425 -15.00% 8
East Midlands +10 18 £500 - 1
Scotland +8 12 £463 -17.77% 1
South East +5 12 £481 +6.94% 2
North West +8 11 £456 +1.38% 2
Northamptonshire - 11 £500 -
Northampton - 10 £500 -
Edinburgh +22 8 £463 -24.48%
South West -3 7 £400 -11.11% 4
East of England +12 6 £380 -25.85% 1
City of London +5 6 £375 -21.05% 2
Manchester +5 5 £475 +18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £380 -36.66%
Surrey - 5 £450 - 1
Berkshire +12 4 £488 -
Wiltshire -7 4 - -
North East -31 4 £313 -34.21% 3
Glasgow - 4 - - 1
Cambridge +10 3 - -
Lincolnshire -2 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £313 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £313 - 2
Windsor - 3 £488 -
Swindon -3 2 - -
West Midlands -22 2 £600 +33.33% 2
Somerset +21 1 - - 4
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Bath +8 1 - - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +4 1 £350 +91.62%

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 164 (67.77%) Finance
2 66 (27.27%) ERP
3 51 (21.07%) SQL
4 35 (14.46%) Project Management
4 35 (14.46%) Oracle
5 31 (12.81%) Migration
6 29 (11.98%) Advertising
7 25 (10.33%) SAP
8 22 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 22 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 19 (7.85%) Logistics
10 17 (7.02%) Workflow
11 16 (6.61%) Programme Management
11 16 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
13 13 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.37%) SQL Server
13 13 (5.37%) .NET
13 13 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.37%) Procure-to-Pay
14 12 (4.96%) General Ledger
14 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
14 12 (4.96%) C#
14 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
15 11 (4.55%) ETL
15 11 (4.55%) Electronics
15 11 (4.55%) Manufacturing
15 11 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.55%) Marketing

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.24%) IIS
3 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.83%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.41%) Lawson
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) SAN
1 3 (1.24%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.41%) DHCP
2 1 (0.41%) FTP
2 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.24%) MySQL
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.83%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 164 (67.77%) Finance
2 29 (11.98%) Advertising
3 12 (4.96%) General Ledger
3 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.55%) Electronics
4 11 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.55%) Marketing
5 6 (2.48%) Billing
6 5 (2.07%) Local Government
7 4 (1.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (28.51%) Consultant
2 37 (15.29%) Analyst
3 29 (11.98%) Project Manager
4 20 (8.26%) Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Business Consultant
6 14 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.37%) Support Consultant
8 12 (4.96%) Report Writer
9 11 (4.55%) ERP Manager
10 10 (4.13%) Administrator
10 10 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.31%) Programme Manager
12 7 (2.89%) Accountant
12 7 (2.89%) BizTalk Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Business Manager
12 7 (2.89%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) Trainer
13 6 (2.48%) Data Migration Manager
13 6 (2.48%) Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.37%) .NET
2 9 (3.72%) Web Services
3 6 (2.48%) Middleware
4 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.24%) CSS
5 3 (1.24%) HTML
6 2 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Ajax
7 1 (0.41%) jQuery
7 1 (0.41%) LINQ
7 1 (0.41%) WPF
7 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.07%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.83%) NHS
4 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.41%) IVR
5 1 (0.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.65%) Windows
2 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.83%) Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.27%) ERP
2 35 (14.46%) Project Management
3 31 (12.81%) Migration
4 22 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 22 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 19 (7.85%) Logistics
6 17 (7.02%) Workflow
7 16 (6.61%) Programme Management
7 16 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (5.37%) Procure-to-Pay
8 13 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (4.55%) ETL
9 11 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.13%) CRM
11 9 (3.72%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.72%) Data Cleansing
11 9 (3.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.07%) SQL
2 12 (4.96%) C#
3 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.24%) PHP
5 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.83%) Go
6 2 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) VB6
7 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.24%) AAT
1 3 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.83%) ACCA
2 2 (0.83%) CIMA
2 2 (0.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) ISEB
2 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.41%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.83%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Ansible
1 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (14.46%) Oracle
2 25 (10.33%) SAP
3 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.89%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.07%) IFS
5 5 (2.07%) Sage
5 5 (2.07%) Workday
6 3 (1.24%) Cisco
6 3 (1.24%) IBM
6 3 (1.24%) Infor
6 3 (1.24%) NetSuite
6 3 (1.24%) Northgate
7 2 (0.83%) Citrix
7 2 (0.83%) Civica
7 2 (0.83%) EMC
7 2 (0.83%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) Informatica
7 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.83%) Siebel
7 2 (0.83%) VMware
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