Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 651 624
Rank change year-on-year -83 -27 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 141 233 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.77% 2.69% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 165 154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.56% +4.35%
10th Percentile £273 £304 £275
90th Percentile £628 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
UK median hourly rate £39.25 £19.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.28% -29.09% -
10th Percentile £18.40 £11.55 £26.25
90th Percentile £62.10 £148.25 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £10.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +292.50% -63.64% -

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 7984 8664 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.16% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4680 5156 5216
UK median daily rate £454 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 130
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit4 Business World over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 2017. 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 -48 129 £450 +5.88% 10
London -14 73 £425 - 6
UK excluding London -25 66 £450 +10.77% 4
North of England +44 16 £600 +60.00%
Midlands +43 16 £475 +18.75%
Scotland +16 12 £650 +62.50%
East Midlands +2 10 £400 -20.00%
South East +4 9 £450 +4.35% 1
North East +75 8 £625 -
North West -20 8 £550 +46.67%
East of England -22 7 £400 -15.79% 2
South West -3 6 £440 -2.22% 1
West Midlands +34 5 £638 +59.38%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 66 (46.81%) Finance
2 57 (40.43%) ERP
3 38 (26.95%) Migration
4 34 (24.11%) Data Migration
5 31 (21.99%) SQL
6 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
7 23 (16.31%) Oracle
8 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
9 15 (10.64%) SAP
10 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (7.80%) ETL
12 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
13 10 (7.09%) Advertising
13 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.09%) ETL Development
14 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.38%) Test Scripting
14 9 (6.38%) Local Government
14 9 (6.38%) NetSuite
15 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (5.67%) Business Analysis
15 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (5.67%) Data Quality
15 8 (5.67%) Project Management
15 8 (5.67%) Windows
15 8 (5.67%) ITIL

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 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.26%) IIS
4 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.71%) Documentum
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) NetSuite
2 7 (4.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.13%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.13%) SAP Business One
5 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.42%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.42%) Lawson
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.42%) thinkFolio
5 2 (1.42%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.71%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.71%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
1 2 (1.42%) Taleo
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) VoIP
2 4 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (2.84%) Skype
3 3 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.67%) EDRMS
3 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.55%) MS Access
6 4 (2.84%) QlikView
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.42%) GIS
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) JIRA
1 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 66 (46.81%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Advertising
3 9 (6.38%) Local Government
4 6 (4.26%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 4 (2.84%) Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Retail
8 2 (1.42%) French Language
8 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.71%) Electronics
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Consultant
2 29 (20.57%) Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Developer
4 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.80%) Trainer
6 8 (5.67%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) ERP Manager
7 7 (4.96%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) Tester
8 6 (4.26%) Data Migration Specialist
8 6 (4.26%) ERP Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Migration Specialist
8 6 (4.26%) Payroll Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) ERP Business Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) ERP Project Manager
9 5 (3.55%) HR Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.55%) Systems Tester
9 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.42%) RESTful
2 2 (1.42%) XML
3 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.84%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) Windows
1 8 (5.67%) Windows Server
1 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.43%) ERP
2 38 (26.95%) Migration
3 34 (24.11%) Data Migration
4 12 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.80%) ETL
6 10 (7.09%) ETL Development
7 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.38%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.67%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) ITIL
8 8 (5.67%) Project Management
9 7 (4.96%) Workflow
10 6 (4.26%) CRM
11 5 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.55%) Document Management
11 5 (3.55%) Information Management
11 5 (3.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (2.84%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.84%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.99%) SQL
2 3 (2.13%) VB
3 2 (1.42%) Java
3 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.84%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.13%) IIBA
4 2 (1.42%) AAT
4 2 (1.42%) ACCA
4 2 (1.42%) CBAP
4 2 (1.42%) CIMA
4 2 (1.42%) CIPD
4 2 (1.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) HND
4 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Oracle
2 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.64%) SAP
4 6 (4.26%) Workday
5 5 (3.55%) HP
5 5 (3.55%) Infor
5 5 (3.55%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.55%) Sage
6 4 (2.84%) Cisco
6 4 (2.84%) CODA
6 4 (2.84%) Mitel
6 4 (2.84%) NetApp
6 4 (2.84%) Northgate
6 4 (2.84%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.13%) Citrix
7 3 (2.13%) Epicor
8 2 (1.42%) Baan
8 2 (1.42%) BT
8 2 (1.42%) Siebel
9 1 (0.71%) VMware