Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 644 596
Rank change year-on-year -87 -48 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 148 247 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.83% 2.86% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 163 169
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £325
90th Percentile £634 £575 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
UK median hourly rate £39.25 £94.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.58% +244.55% -
10th Percentile £18.40 £31.98 £26.25
90th Percentile £62.10 £164.13 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 - £27.50

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 8088 8641 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4766 5151 5251
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +1.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 140
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +5.08% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.67 £99.00 £52.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.48% +12.73% -12.70%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -63 137 £450 +5.88% 12
UK excluding London -30 74 £500 +11.11% 9
London -42 72 £450 +5.88% 4
North of England +35 25 £613 +53.13% 2
North West -6 17 £594 +35.71% 2
Midlands +6 12 £450 -10.00% 2
Scotland -17 11 £650 +62.50% 1
South West 0 10 £470 +4.44% 1
North East +66 8 £625 +100.00%
South East -4 8 £438 -2.78% 1
East of England -20 8 £400 -2.44% 2
East Midlands -14 6 £221 -55.90% 1
West Midlands +25 5 £638 +59.38% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 73 (49.32%) Finance
2 63 (42.57%) ERP
3 32 (21.62%) SQL
4 31 (20.95%) Migration
5 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
5 27 (18.24%) Data Migration
6 17 (11.49%) ITIL
7 16 (10.81%) Oracle
8 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.46%) Local Government
9 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (8.11%) Back Office
10 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
10 12 (8.11%) ETL
10 12 (8.11%) SAP
10 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
11 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.43%) Advertising
11 11 (7.43%) ITSM
12 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
12 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (6.76%) ETL Development
13 9 (6.08%) Test Scripting
13 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.08%) NetSuite
13 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (6.08%) Management Information System

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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.05%) IIS
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Documentum
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.03%) Stata
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) NetSuite
2 6 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.03%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (2.03%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.35%) Lawson
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.35%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.35%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.68%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Office 365
1 2 (1.35%) Taleo
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) VoIP
2 4 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) AMQP
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.41%) EDRMS
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.38%) MS Access
6 4 (2.70%) QlikView
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) JIRA
1 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 73 (49.32%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Local Government
3 12 (8.11%) Back Office
4 11 (7.43%) Advertising
5 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.38%) Marketing
7 4 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.70%) Legal
8 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.03%) Retail
9 2 (1.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.97%) Consultant
2 29 (19.59%) Analyst
3 17 (11.49%) Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Programme Manager
5 12 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.76%) Trainer
7 8 (5.41%) Support Manager
8 7 (4.73%) Business Consultant
8 7 (4.73%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) HR Consultant
8 7 (4.73%) Payroll Consultant
9 6 (4.05%) Data Migration Specialist
9 6 (4.05%) ERP Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) ERP Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Migration Specialist
9 6 (4.05%) Tester
10 5 (3.38%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.35%) RESTful
2 2 (1.35%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
1 8 (5.41%) Windows Server
1 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.57%) ERP
2 31 (20.95%) Migration
3 27 (18.24%) Data Migration
4 17 (11.49%) ITIL
5 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.11%) ETL
6 12 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 11 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.43%) ITSM
8 10 (6.76%) ETL Development
8 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (6.08%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.08%) Change Management
9 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.08%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.41%) Project Management
11 6 (4.05%) Workflow
12 5 (3.38%) Document Management
12 5 (3.38%) Information Management
12 5 (3.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) SQL
2 3 (2.03%) VB
3 2 (1.35%) Java
3 2 (1.35%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.03%) IIBA
4 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.35%) AAT
5 2 (1.35%) ACCA
5 2 (1.35%) CBAP
5 2 (1.35%) CIMA
5 2 (1.35%) CIPD
5 2 (1.35%) HND
5 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.38%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Oracle
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.11%) SAP
4 6 (4.05%) Workday
5 5 (3.38%) CODA
5 5 (3.38%) HP
5 5 (3.38%) Infor
5 5 (3.38%) Sage
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.70%) Mitel
6 4 (2.70%) NetApp
6 4 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.03%) Epicor
8 2 (1.35%) Baan
8 2 (1.35%) BT
8 2 (1.35%) Northgate
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
9 1 (0.68%) Mercator
9 1 (0.68%) VMware