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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 498 522 538
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 136 142 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.07% 2.97% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 61
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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
4435 4789 5505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.32% 8.21% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2656 2679 2918
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 82
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.04 £53.36 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £20.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.16% -35.49%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +43 126 £425 - 19
London +6 57 £425 -1.16% 8
North West +47 35 £388 -11.42%
Manchester +10 16 £375 -14.28%
City of London +35 12 £425 -0.29% 3
South West +9 11 £500 +25.00% 3
Gloucestershire +13 8 £550 +10.00% 1
South East +9 8 £413 -13.15% 4
East of England +18 6 £475 +11.76%
Scotland +9 6 £400 -
Berkshire +11 5 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands 0 5 £413 +3.12% 1
Edinburgh +5 4 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +27 2 £475 +8.57%
Leicestershire +11 2 - -
Hertfordshire +8 2 £475 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Glasgow +11 1 £250 -
Luton -5 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £325 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 1 - -
North East -23 1 - -
West Midlands -34 1 £400 +3.42% 2
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 £325 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £570 -
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Lincoln - 1 £500 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 3

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (67.49%) Finance
2 63 (25.93%) ERP
3 58 (23.87%) SQL
4 33 (13.58%) SAP
5 32 (13.17%) Project Management
6 31 (12.76%) Migration
7 28 (11.52%) Oracle
8 24 (9.88%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.05%) Programme Management
9 22 (9.05%) Data Migration
10 21 (8.64%) Marketing
11 20 (8.23%) Telecoms
11 20 (8.23%) Workflow
12 19 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.82%) Logistics
13 18 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 18 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (7.41%) Electronics
13 18 (7.41%) Manufacturing
14 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
15 14 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.76%) General Ledger
16 13 (5.35%) Microsoft
17 12 (4.94%) .NET
17 12 (4.94%) C#
17 12 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
19 10 (4.12%) Windows
19 10 (4.12%) Web Services
19 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (2.88%) IIS
1 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.23%) Drupal
4 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.88%) MS Office
2 6 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.23%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.41%) Lawson
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Office 365
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
1 3 (1.23%) SAN
1 3 (1.23%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.41%) DHCP
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.06%) MySQL
5 4 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.23%) Power BI
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.82%) QlikView
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.41%) MS Access
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 164 (67.49%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Marketing
3 20 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.41%) Electronics
4 18 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.76%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.88%) Advertising
7 5 (2.06%) Local Government
8 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (25.93%) Consultant
2 40 (16.46%) Analyst
3 34 (13.99%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.64%) Developer
5 14 (5.76%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.76%) Report Writer
6 13 (5.35%) Business Consultant
7 12 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.12%) Finance Manager
9 9 (3.70%) Accountant
9 9 (3.70%) Architect
9 9 (3.70%) Systems Accountant
9 9 (3.70%) Trainer
10 8 (3.29%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.29%) Support Consultant
10 8 (3.29%) Systems Manager
11 7 (2.88%) Administrator
11 7 (2.88%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.47%) Finance Systems Manager
12 6 (2.47%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) .NET
2 10 (4.12%) Web Services
3 4 (1.65%) CSS
3 4 (1.65%) HTML
4 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.23%) HTML5
4 3 (1.23%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.41%) jQuery
5 1 (0.41%) LESS
5 1 (0.41%) LINQ
5 1 (0.41%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.41%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.06%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.06%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (0.82%) Statistics
6 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.12%) Windows
2 7 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.06%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.93%) ERP
2 32 (13.17%) Project Management
3 31 (12.76%) Migration
4 24 (9.88%) PRINCE2
5 22 (9.05%) Data Migration
5 22 (9.05%) Programme Management
6 20 (8.23%) Workflow
7 19 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (7.82%) Logistics
8 18 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (4.12%) Data Cleansing
12 9 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (3.29%) People Management
13 8 (3.29%) Procure-to-Pay
14 7 (2.88%) Business Analysis
14 7 (2.88%) ETL
14 7 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.87%) SQL
2 12 (4.94%) C#
3 6 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.65%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) Go
5 3 (1.23%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) VB6
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (0.82%) ISEB
2 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PMP
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Ansible
1 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.82%) Cacti
2 2 (0.82%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (13.58%) SAP
2 28 (11.52%) Oracle
3 13 (5.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.29%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.06%) IFS
6 4 (1.65%) Northgate
7 3 (1.23%) Cisco
7 3 (1.23%) Citrix
7 3 (1.23%) EMC
7 3 (1.23%) IBM
7 3 (1.23%) Infor
7 3 (1.23%) Informatica
7 3 (1.23%) Siebel
7 3 (1.23%) VMware
8 2 (0.82%) CODA
8 2 (0.82%) Epicor
8 2 (0.82%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Civica
9 1 (0.41%) Sage
9 1 (0.41%) TOWER Software
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