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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit4 Financials Business World Edition (formerly Agresso)
UK
Rank 515 521 497
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 71 109 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.87% 2.58% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 92 56
Median daily rate £405 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3803 4221 4637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.99% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2538 2574
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 39
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £67.55 £60.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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 22 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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 59 £400 -11.11% 26
London -8 24 £400 -13.51% 12
Scotland +31 11 £450 +2.85%
South East +24 10 £409 +5.48% 5
Glasgow - 9 £450 -
South West -7 7 £425 -10.52% 3
North West +24 6 £469 +10.29% 1
West Midlands +23 4 £450 +20.00% 1
Berkshire +23 3 £400 +23.07%
Cambridge +15 3 £400 -
Manchester +11 3 £525 +61.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £400 -
Bristol +4 3 £375 -21.05% 3
Somerset +3 3 £550 -12.00%
East of England -7 3 £400 +23.07%
City of London -1 2 £481 -3.84% 2
Bath -3 2 £550 -12.00%
East Midlands -8 2 £475 -4.04% 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £263 -
North East - 2 £263 -
Jarrow - 2 £263 -
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Staffordshire - 2 £488 -
Wokingham - 2 £300 -
Highlands - 2 £420 -
Lancashire +25 1 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh +17 1 - -
South Wales +15 1 £500 +122.22%
Wales +12 1 £500 +122.22%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £400 -11.11% 1

Unit4 Business World
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 119 (61.98%) Finance
2 59 (30.73%) ERP
3 36 (18.75%) SQL
4 32 (16.67%) Advertising
5 29 (15.10%) Project Management
6 26 (13.54%) Oracle
7 19 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (9.38%) SAP
9 16 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 16 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
11 14 (7.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (6.77%) Test Scripting
12 13 (6.77%) Migration
13 12 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (6.25%) CRM
13 12 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
14 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
15 9 (4.69%) ITIL
15 9 (4.69%) Workflow
15 9 (4.69%) Retail
16 8 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (4.17%) Programme Management
16 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (4.17%) Virtual Team
17 7 (3.65%) People Management
17 7 (3.65%) Coaching
17 7 (3.65%) Sage
17 7 (3.65%) ETL

Unit4 Business World
Top Related 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 16 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.04%) Moodle
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (2.60%) NetSuite
3 4 (2.08%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.52%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.52%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (61.98%) Finance
2 32 (16.67%) Advertising
3 9 (4.69%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.13%) Electronics
5 6 (3.13%) Local Government
5 6 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.13%) Marketing
6 5 (2.60%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.08%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (26.04%) Consultant
2 41 (21.35%) Analyst
3 28 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 22 (11.46%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.29%) Business Consultant
5 14 (7.29%) Developer
6 12 (6.25%) ERP Manager
6 12 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.73%) Business Manager
8 8 (4.17%) HR Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (3.65%) Payroll Consultant
9 7 (3.65%) Report Writer
10 6 (3.13%) ERP Project Manager
10 6 (3.13%) HR Business Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Finance Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Retail Business Analyst
11 5 (2.60%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.60%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) .NET
1 7 (3.65%) Web Services
2 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.56%) Middleware
4 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.52%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.52%) LINQ
5 1 (0.52%) Ninject
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.52%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) WCF
5 1 (0.52%) WPF
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.17%) Virtual Team
2 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) ERP
2 29 (15.10%) Project Management
3 19 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (7.81%) PRINCE2
5 14 (7.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (6.77%) Migration
6 13 (6.77%) Test Scripting
7 12 (6.25%) CRM
7 12 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
7 12 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (5.21%) Business Analysis
9 9 (4.69%) ITIL
9 9 (4.69%) Workflow
10 8 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.17%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.65%) Coaching
11 7 (3.65%) ETL
11 7 (3.65%) Logistics
11 7 (3.65%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (3.13%) C#
3 2 (1.04%) Ruby
3 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.52%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.52%) Perl
4 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.60%) AAT
3 4 (2.08%) ACCA
3 4 (2.08%) CIMA
4 3 (1.56%) APMP
4 3 (1.56%) Degree
4 3 (1.56%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.04%) PMP
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) IIBA
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) PMO
2 1 (0.52%) GAAP
2 1 (0.52%) IFRS
Vendors
1 26 (13.54%) Oracle
2 18 (9.38%) SAP
3 16 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.65%) Sage
5 4 (2.08%) Infor
5 4 (2.08%) Workday
6 3 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.04%) Civica
7 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.52%) BT
8 1 (0.52%) Capita
8 1 (0.52%) CODA
8 1 (0.52%) Epicor
8 1 (0.52%) Lagan
8 1 (0.52%) Mercator
8 1 (0.52%) Northgate
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) Yardi
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Washington Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ebury
Rate: £90.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago