Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 June 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 692 680
Rank change year-on-year -76 -12 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 111 154 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.67% 2.10% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 172
UK median daily rate £438 £438 £438
10th Percentile £213 £332 £293
90th Percentile £575 £675 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £12.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.50% -35.82% -30.91%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.40 £14.29
90th Percentile £18.75 £12.99 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -34.08% -32.73%

Unit4 Business World is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,658 7,346 8,321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.66% 8.06% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,876 4,231 4,943
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £436 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 100
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £33.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +15.65% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.96 £14.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £34.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +15.00% +33.33%

Unit4 Business World
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Unit4 Business World as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Unit4 Business World in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit4 Business World in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit4 Business World in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit4 Business World in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 13 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -53 107 £438 +2.94% 15
UK excluding London -41 60 £475 -2.56% 9
London -37 50 £400 - 5
Midlands -14 15 £495 +10.00% 3
North of England -31 14 £425 -4.23%
North West -6 12 £413 -10.81%
South East -19 11 £475 +13.77% 2
West Midlands -5 10 £500 +11.11% 2
South West +8 9 £388 -8.82% 2
East of England +7 8 £475 +18.75% 2
East Midlands -8 5 £405 -14.74% 1
Scotland -75 3 - -
North East -4 2 £500 +90.48%

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit4 Business World also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 68 (61.26%) Finance
2 55 (49.55%) ERP
3 29 (26.13%) SQL
4 25 (22.52%) Oracle
5 22 (19.82%) Project Management
6 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (18.02%) SAP
7 20 (18.02%) NetSuite
8 17 (15.32%) CRM
9 13 (11.71%) Advertising
10 12 (10.81%) Migration
10 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (10.81%) Business Analysis
10 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
10 12 (10.81%) JD Edwards
11 11 (9.91%) Sage
11 11 (9.91%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (9.91%) Data Migration
11 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.01%) Xero
12 10 (9.01%) FinancialForce
12 10 (9.01%) IFS
12 10 (9.01%) Infor
12 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (9.01%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (9.01%) SAP HANA
12 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
12 10 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (9.01%) Oracle EBS

Unit4 Business World
Co-occurring 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 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (18.02%) NetSuite
2 11 (9.91%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (6.31%) Infor CRM
5 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.90%) iTrent
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) FinancialForce
2 8 (7.21%) Office 365
3 7 (6.31%) OneDrive
4 6 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.90%) IaaS
6 1 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) VoIP
3 1 (0.90%) Skype
3 1 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (9.01%) SAP HANA
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.90%) GIS
7 1 (0.90%) Power BI
General
1 68 (61.26%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Advertising
3 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) French Language
4 4 (3.60%) German Language
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 17 (15.32%) Business Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) ERP Manager
6 7 (6.31%) CRM Manager
6 7 (6.31%) CRM Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) ERP Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) HR Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Administrator
8 5 (4.50%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Finance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Finance Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Project Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.60%) Replication
3 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) AS400
5 1 (0.90%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) ERP
2 22 (19.82%) Project Management
3 17 (15.32%) CRM
4 12 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.81%) Business Analysis
4 12 (10.81%) Migration
5 11 (9.91%) Data Migration
5 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.31%) Document Management
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.31%) Use Case
7 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Decision-Making
8 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.41%) SDLC
8 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.50%) Change Management
9 5 (4.50%) Data Management
9 5 (4.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) C
3 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) GDPR
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Oracle
2 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.02%) SAP
4 12 (10.81%) JD Edwards
5 11 (9.91%) Sage
6 10 (9.01%) Epicor
6 10 (9.01%) IFS
6 10 (9.01%) Infor
6 10 (9.01%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (9.01%) Xero
7 4 (3.60%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) Concur
8 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.90%) Remedy
8 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.90%) Workday