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 3 months to 29 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.

Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 537 515
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 72 111 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.88% 2.57% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 94 52
Median daily rate £414 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £584 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.20 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.20 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year -34.08% -  

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3834 4324 4652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.48% 8.03% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2614 2606
Median daily rate £450 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 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 £15.66 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £64.75 £60.00
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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 29 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
England +15 60 £405 -10.00% 23
London +12 26 £400 -8.57% 12
Scotland +27 11 £450 +2.85%
South East +21 9 £400 -16.88% 6
Glasgow - 9 £450 -
South West -15 7 £425 -10.52% 1
North West +21 6 £469 +25.00%
West Midlands +17 4 £450 +20.00%
Cambridge +10 4 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £400 - 1
East of England -2 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Manchester +17 3 £525 +61.53%
Somerset +7 3 £550 -12.00%
Bristol +3 3 £375 -21.05% 1
City of London -2 3 £481 - 4
Berkshire +28 2 £300 -7.69%
Bath -2 2 £550 -12.00%
Wokingham - 2 £300 -
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £263 -
Staffordshire - 2 £488 -
Jarrow - 2 £263 -
North East - 2 £263 -
Highlands - 2 £420 -
Lancashire +20 1 £425 +21.42%
South Wales +15 1 £500 +122.22%
Edinburgh +14 1 - -
Wales +8 1 £500 +122.22%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 113 (60.11%) Finance
2 56 (29.79%) ERP
3 35 (18.62%) SQL
4 31 (16.49%) Project Management
5 30 (15.96%) Advertising
6 25 (13.30%) Oracle
7 19 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (8.51%) SAP
9 15 (7.98%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
9 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
10 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (6.91%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.91%) Migration
12 12 (6.38%) CRM
12 12 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
13 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (5.32%) Workflow
15 9 (4.79%) ITIL
15 9 (4.79%) Retail
15 9 (4.79%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.79%) Virtual Team
16 8 (4.26%) Coaching
17 7 (3.72%) Local Government
17 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (3.72%) Programme Management
17 7 (3.72%) People Management
18 6 (3.19%) Line Management
18 6 (3.19%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.06%) Moodle
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
2 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.13%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.53%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 113 (60.11%) Finance
2 30 (15.96%) Advertising
3 9 (4.79%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) Local Government
5 6 (3.19%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.66%) Electronics
6 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.66%) Marketing
7 4 (2.13%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Consultant
2 40 (21.28%) Analyst
3 28 (14.89%) Project Manager
4 21 (11.17%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.38%) Business Consultant
5 12 (6.38%) Developer
5 12 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.85%) ERP Manager
7 10 (5.32%) Business Manager
8 8 (4.26%) HR Analyst
8 8 (4.26%) Payroll Consultant
9 7 (3.72%) Report Writer
10 6 (3.19%) ERP Project Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) HR Business Analyst
10 6 (3.19%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Trainer
11 5 (2.66%) Finance Manager
11 5 (2.66%) Retail Business Analyst
11 5 (2.66%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) Web Services
2 4 (2.13%) .NET
3 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) Ninject
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.53%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.53%) REST
4 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.79%) Virtual Team
2 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.60%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.06%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.79%) ERP
2 31 (16.49%) Project Management
3 19 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (7.98%) PRINCE2
5 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (6.91%) Migration
6 13 (6.91%) Test Scripting
7 12 (6.38%) CRM
7 12 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.32%) Workflow
10 9 (4.79%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.79%) ITIL
11 8 (4.26%) Coaching
12 7 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.72%) People Management
12 7 (3.72%) Programme Management
13 6 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (3.19%) Line Management
14 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.62%) SQL
2 3 (1.60%) C#
3 2 (1.06%) Ruby
4 1 (0.53%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.66%) AAT
3 4 (2.13%) ACCA
3 4 (2.13%) CIMA
4 3 (1.60%) APMP
4 3 (1.60%) Degree
4 3 (1.60%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) IIBA
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) GAAP
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) Oracle
2 16 (8.51%) SAP
3 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.66%) Sage
5 3 (1.60%) Infor
5 3 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.60%) Workday
6 2 (1.06%) Civica
6 2 (1.06%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.53%) BT
7 1 (0.53%) Capita
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Lagan
7 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.53%) Mercator
7 1 (0.53%) Northgate
7 1 (0.53%) Sun
7 1 (0.53%) Yardi
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago