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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
Rank 549 534 486
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -48
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 107 115 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.53% 2.56% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 70
Median daily rate £425 £434 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £460 £388
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +18.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 - -

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
4228 4495 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.75% 8.14% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2550 2787
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 54
Median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £56.00 £52.50
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

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Unit4 Business World Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 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
England -10 99 £425 -5.55% 36
London -1 40 £444 +10.93% 9
North West +10 21 £375 +10.29% 9
South East +1 15 £438 +6.06% 4
South West -2 11 £425 -7.60% 1
Manchester -11 9 £300 +3.44% 2
City of London +38 8 £419 +11.66% 2
Oldham - 6 £300 -
East Midlands +7 4 £700 +60.00% 4
East of England -4 4 £594 -5.00%
Berkshire -4 4 £370 -22.10%
Edinburgh -4 3 £425 -22.72%
Surrey -11 3 £475 +15.15%
Scotland -21 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £375 - 1
Bristol -1 2 £400 -13.04% 1
Bedfordshire -9 2 £594 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £700 -
West Midlands - 2 £388 - 7
Cambridge - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £700 -
Somerset +12 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - -
Wales +5 1 - -
Lincolnshire +2 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 £413 -2.94%
South Wales +1 1 - -

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 101 (50.50%) Finance
2 63 (31.50%) ERP
3 48 (24.00%) SQL
4 25 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 21 (10.50%) SAP
5 21 (10.50%) Project Management
6 17 (8.50%) .NET
6 17 (8.50%) C#
7 16 (8.00%) Oracle
7 16 (8.00%) Web Services
7 16 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 15 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
9 14 (7.00%) Workflow
10 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
10 13 (6.50%) Marketing
11 12 (6.00%) Procure-to-Pay
11 12 (6.00%) Migration
11 12 (6.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (6.00%) SharePoint
12 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.50%) Degree
12 11 (5.50%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 10 (5.00%) Electronics
13 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing

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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.50%) IIS
3 7 (3.50%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.00%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Office 365
2 6 (3.00%) OneDrive
2 6 (3.00%) Yammer
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) Intranet
2 3 (1.50%) CTI
3 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) QlikView
6 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 101 (50.50%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Marketing
2 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.00%) Electronics
3 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.50%) Back Office
5 4 (2.00%) Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Local Government
6 3 (1.50%) Billing
6 3 (1.50%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
6 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 42 (21.00%) Consultant
2 40 (20.00%) Analyst
3 34 (17.00%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.50%) Developer
5 17 (8.50%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.50%) Report Writer
7 10 (5.00%) ERP Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) BizTalk Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Architect
9 8 (4.00%) Finance Manager
9 8 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.00%) Systems Manager
9 8 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) Trainer
10 7 (3.50%) Business Consultant
11 6 (3.00%) Finance Systems Manager
11 6 (3.00%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.50%) ERP Manager
12 5 (2.50%) HR Analyst
12 5 (2.50%) HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.50%) .NET
2 16 (8.00%) Web Services
3 9 (4.50%) Middleware
4 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) jQuery
5 1 (0.50%) LESS
5 1 (0.50%) LINQ
5 1 (0.50%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.50%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.50%) LLPG
4 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.00%) Statistics
5 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.50%) Windows
2 6 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.50%) ERP
2 25 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 21 (10.50%) Project Management
4 16 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 15 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.00%) Workflow
7 12 (6.00%) Migration
7 12 (6.00%) Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.50%) Integration Testing
8 11 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (4.50%) ETL
10 9 (4.50%) Logistics
10 9 (4.50%) Service Management
11 7 (3.50%) ITIL
11 7 (3.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (3.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.00%) SQL
2 17 (8.50%) C#
3 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) R
5 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.00%) ISEB
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Cacti
1 2 (1.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (10.50%) SAP
2 16 (8.00%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.50%) CODA
4 3 (1.50%) Infor
5 2 (1.00%) Epicor
5 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.50%) Civica
6 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.50%) Maconomy
6 1 (0.50%) Northgate
6 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
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