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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 519 537 550
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 82 107 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.10% 2.41% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 73 58
Median daily rate £493 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.88% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £413 £460
% change year-on-year +45.45% -10.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.20 £18.13 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.71% -34.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.20 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -45.80% -18.18%  

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 3909 4449 4841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.45% 8.27% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2299 2730 2775
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 50
Median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

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 24 June 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 29 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 24 June 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 -1 50 £425 - 16
Scotland +71 31 £650 +67.74%
London +8 26 £425 -2.85% 6
Edinburgh +38 25 £650 +67.74%
East Midlands -2 9 £450 -35.71%
Northamptonshire +5 7 £500 -
Northampton - 5 £500 -
North West 0 4 £425 +11.47% 3
Glasgow - 4 £425 -
Ealing - 4 £384 -
South East +12 3 £450 +9.09%
Manchester -1 2 £513 +70.83% 3
East of England -6 2 £425 -26.08%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
North East - 2 - - 3
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Surrey +1 1 - -
Lincoln -1 1 - -
Wales -2 1 - -
Lincolnshire -3 1 - -
Oldham -3 1 £600 +100.00%
City of London -7 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 92 (59.74%) Finance
2 61 (39.61%) ERP
3 34 (22.08%) Migration
4 32 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (20.78%) Data Migration
5 31 (20.13%) SQL
6 28 (18.18%) Workflow
7 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
8 19 (12.34%) Local Government
9 18 (11.69%) Integration Testing
9 18 (11.69%) SDLC
9 18 (11.69%) Oracle
10 17 (11.04%) Regression Testing
10 17 (11.04%) Performance Testing
10 17 (11.04%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (9.74%) Project Management
12 14 (9.09%) ITIL
13 13 (8.44%) SAP
13 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
14 12 (7.79%) Advertising
15 11 (7.14%) CRM
16 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting
16 10 (6.49%) Coaching
17 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
17 9 (5.84%) Validation
18 8 (5.19%) Supplier Management
19 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office

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 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (1.30%) Moodle
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.95%) Stata
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.30%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.30%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.65%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.65%) Maximo
4 1 (0.65%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.95%) EDRMS
5 2 (1.30%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 92 (59.74%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Local Government
3 12 (7.79%) Advertising
4 9 (5.84%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.25%) Retail
6 4 (2.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.95%) French Language
8 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (38.31%) Consultant
2 31 (20.13%) Analyst
3 25 (16.23%) Implementation Consultant
4 20 (12.99%) Business Consultant
4 20 (12.99%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.44%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
6 11 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Developer
7 9 (5.84%) Trainer
8 8 (5.19%) Payroll Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) HR Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Procurement Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) CRM Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) CRM Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) ERP Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) HR Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Retail Business Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.25%) XML
2 4 (2.60%) Web Services
3 2 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.65%) Ninject
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.65%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.65%) REST
4 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
2 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.95%) e-Learning
2 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.55%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) ERP
2 34 (22.08%) Migration
3 32 (20.78%) Data Migration
3 32 (20.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (18.18%) Workflow
5 23 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.69%) Integration Testing
6 18 (11.69%) SDLC
7 17 (11.04%) Performance Testing
7 17 (11.04%) Regression Testing
7 17 (11.04%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (9.74%) Project Management
9 14 (9.09%) ITIL
10 11 (7.14%) CRM
11 10 (6.49%) Coaching
11 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.84%) Validation
13 8 (5.19%) Supplier Management
14 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.30%) Ruby
3 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.95%) PMP
3 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.30%) AAT
4 2 (1.30%) ACCA
4 2 (1.30%) CIMA
4 2 (1.30%) Degree
4 2 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) IIBA
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.69%) Oracle
3 13 (8.44%) SAP
4 5 (3.25%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.25%) Northgate
5 4 (2.60%) Citrix
5 4 (2.60%) Cognos
5 4 (2.60%) Sage
6 3 (1.95%) Civica
6 3 (1.95%) Siebel
7 2 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) CODA
8 1 (0.65%) Epicor
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Infor
8 1 (0.65%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.65%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (0.65%) Sun
8 1 (0.65%) Workday
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