The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 145
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 4 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.64% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.78% 7.38% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 6
Median daily rate £425 £381 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% +21.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £406 £461
% change year-on-year +47.69% -11.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 225 325 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.76% 8.66% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 214 178
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £575 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit4 Business World in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit4 Business World in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit4 Business World in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
Manchester +3 2 £513 +70.83% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Unit4 Business World
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

Unit4 Business World
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Finance Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 2 (20.00%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HR Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Report Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP