The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 118 126
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.46% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.78% 9.23% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -7.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 -

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 Scotland with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 102 130 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 5.82% 5.02% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 60
Median daily rate £398 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -35.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Unit4 Business World
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit4 Business World in Scotland

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit4 Business World in Scotland

Unit4 Business World
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Glasgow - 9 £450 -
Highlands - 2 £420 -
Edinburgh +14 1 - -
Unit4 Business World
UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) ERP
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) Advertising
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Record to Report
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) PMP
8 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services

Unit4 Business World
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Business Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Accountant
5 1 (4.76%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Record to Report
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Conflict Management
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP