The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sage 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 50 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage 50
UK / England
Rank 576 612 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 -  
Contract jobs citing Sage 50 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.006% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.25% 0.077% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sage 50 is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3578 3898 4158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.56% 7.95% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2187 2388 2418
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 38
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.96 £9.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £63.16 £60.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Sage 50 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 50 in England

Sage 50
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sage 50 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sage 50 in England

Sage 50
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sage 50 in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sage 50 in England

Sage 50
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
London - 3 £313 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
East of England -2 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £175 -
Sage 50
UK

Sage 50
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage 50 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 England region with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 11 (61.11%) Sage
3 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Advertising
5 5 (27.78%) Sage 200
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) ERP
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) ACCA
8 2 (11.11%) CIMA
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Power BI
9 1 (5.56%) IFRS
9 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) REST
9 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One
9 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Sage 200
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Advertising
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Accountant
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Payroll Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Accountant
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Project Accountant
4 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ACCA
1 2 (11.11%) CIMA
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GAAP
1 1 (5.56%) IFRS
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Sage
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Magma
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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