The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Unit4 Business World skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit4 Business World over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 528 535
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 50 99 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.37% 2.43% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 68 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £556 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £406 £461
% change year-on-year +47.69% -11.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.20 £16.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.19% -39.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.20 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -45.80% -18.18%  

Unit4 Business World 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 3650 4079 4344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.59% 8.37% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2177 2543 2596
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 49 40
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £11.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £99.00 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

Unit4 Business World
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Unit4 Business World as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit4 Business World in England

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit4 Business World in England

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit4 Business World in England

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit4 Business World in England

Unit4 Business World
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 Unit4 Business World within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 -1 26 £425 -2.85% 6
East Midlands -6 9 £450 -35.71%
North West +7 4 £425 +11.47% 3
South East +21 3 £450 +10.76%
East of England -9 2 £425 -26.08%
North East - 2 - - 3
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Unit4 Business World
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 56 (50.91%) Finance
2 36 (32.73%) ERP
3 24 (21.82%) SQL
4 18 (16.36%) Oracle
4 18 (16.36%) Migration
5 16 (14.55%) Data Migration
6 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
7 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
7 12 (10.91%) SAP
8 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (10.00%) CRM
8 11 (10.00%) Advertising
9 10 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (8.18%) Project Management
10 9 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Coaching
11 7 (6.36%) Windows
11 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (4.55%) Data Transformation
13 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (4.55%) Local Government
13 5 (4.55%) Northgate
13 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.55%) Active Directory

Unit4 Business World
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) Moodle
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Stata
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.82%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.91%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.91%) Maximo
4 1 (0.91%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.91%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.91%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.73%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.82%) GIS
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 56 (50.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Advertising
3 5 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.55%) Local Government
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.73%) French Language
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Legal
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Analyst
2 27 (24.55%) Consultant
3 14 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Developer
4 9 (8.18%) Trainer
5 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) HR Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Business Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) CRM Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) ERP Manager
7 5 (4.55%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) HR Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Retail Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Report Writer
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.91%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.91%) Ninject
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.91%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.91%) REST
3 1 (0.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.73%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) ERP
2 18 (16.36%) Migration
3 16 (14.55%) Data Migration
4 11 (10.00%) CRM
5 10 (9.09%) ITIL
6 9 (8.18%) Coaching
6 9 (8.18%) Project Management
6 9 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (6.36%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.64%) Change Control
9 4 (3.64%) Document Management
9 4 (3.64%) ETL
9 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.64%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.64%) Workflow
10 3 (2.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.82%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (0.91%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) AAT
3 2 (1.82%) ACCA
3 2 (1.82%) CIMA
4 1 (0.91%) IIBA
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) SAP
3 5 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 5 (4.55%) Northgate
4 4 (3.64%) Citrix
4 4 (3.64%) Sage
5 3 (2.73%) Civica
5 3 (2.73%) Siebel
6 2 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco
7 1 (0.91%) CODA
7 1 (0.91%) Epicor
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) Infor
7 1 (0.91%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.91%) NGA Human Resources
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Sun
7 1 (0.91%) Workday
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