Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 701 652 640
Rank change year-on-year -49 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 157 252 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.05% 2.93% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 190 139
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +9.68%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £285
90th Percentile £675 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -30.91% -
10th Percentile £11.82 £14.29 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.70 £27.88 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.03% -32.73% -

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 7667 8615 9353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.00% 7.96% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4427 5125 5146
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 98 113
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +18.89% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.16 £11.40
90th Percentile £59.60 £69.07 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% +50.00% -31.82%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unit4 Business World in the UK

Unit4 Business World
Top 14 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 22 August 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 -53 116 £425 - 12
UK excluding London +11 90 £500 +21.21% 4
London -17 63 £425 - 8
Scotland +48 39 £650 +48.57%
Midlands +31 18 £463 +15.63%
North of England +9 13 £613 +63.33% 1
East Midlands -8 13 £400 -33.33%
South East +11 10 £450 +10.77% 2
North West -15 7 £531 +41.67%
North East +60 6 £625 - 1
South West -13 6 £440 -2.22% 1
West Midlands +41 4 £638 +59.38%
Wales +1 2 £500 -
East of England -19 2 £425 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (53.50%) Finance
2 68 (43.31%) ERP
3 42 (26.75%) Migration
4 37 (23.57%) Data Migration
5 29 (18.47%) Workflow
6 28 (17.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (14.65%) Local Government
9 21 (13.38%) SQL
9 21 (13.38%) Oracle
10 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.83%) Regression Testing
11 17 (10.83%) Project Management
11 17 (10.83%) Performance Testing
11 17 (10.83%) Integration Testing
11 17 (10.83%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (10.83%) SDLC
12 15 (9.55%) SQL Server
13 14 (8.92%) SAP
14 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
16 11 (7.01%) Validation
17 10 (6.37%) Advertising
17 10 (6.37%) Windows
17 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (6.37%) ITIL
17 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (5.73%) Dynamics NAV
18 9 (5.73%) General Ledger
18 9 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management

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 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.55%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) Documentum
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.91%) Stata
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.82%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.91%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.27%) Lawson
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.27%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.27%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.64%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.64%) Maximo
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (1.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.64%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) FTP
1 4 (2.55%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (2.55%) Skype
1 4 (2.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.10%) EDRMS
4 5 (3.18%) MS Access
5 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.55%) QlikView
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.27%) GIS
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 84 (53.50%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Local Government
3 10 (6.37%) Advertising
4 9 (5.73%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.18%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) French Language
6 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (38.85%) Consultant
2 30 (19.11%) Analyst
3 25 (15.92%) Implementation Consultant
4 22 (14.01%) Project Manager
5 19 (12.10%) Business Consultant
6 13 (8.28%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
7 12 (7.64%) Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Payroll Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Trainer
10 7 (4.46%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.82%) ERP Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) ERP Manager
11 6 (3.82%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (3.82%) Procurement Consultant
11 6 (3.82%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) ERP Business Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) ERP Project Manager
12 5 (3.18%) HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) XML
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.27%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.64%) FMCG
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
1 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.31%) ERP
2 42 (26.75%) Migration
3 37 (23.57%) Data Migration
4 29 (18.47%) Workflow
5 28 (17.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.83%) Integration Testing
7 17 (10.83%) Performance Testing
7 17 (10.83%) Project Management
7 17 (10.83%) Regression Testing
7 17 (10.83%) SDLC
7 17 (10.83%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (7.01%) Validation
9 10 (6.37%) ITIL
10 9 (5.73%) Coaching
10 9 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.10%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.10%) CRM
11 8 (5.10%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.38%) SQL
2 3 (1.91%) VB
3 1 (0.64%) C
3 1 (0.64%) Java
3 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.91%) Degree
3 3 (1.91%) IIBA
3 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.91%) PMP
3 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.27%) AAT
4 2 (1.27%) ACCA
4 2 (1.27%) CBAP
4 2 (1.27%) CIMA
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) CIPD
5 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) HND
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.91%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Oracle
2 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.92%) SAP
4 6 (3.82%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco
5 5 (3.18%) Cognos
5 5 (3.18%) HP
5 5 (3.18%) Sage
6 4 (2.55%) Citrix
6 4 (2.55%) Infor
6 4 (2.55%) Mitel
6 4 (2.55%) NetApp
6 4 (2.55%) Northgate
7 3 (1.91%) CODA
7 3 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.91%) Siebel
7 3 (1.91%) Workday
8 2 (1.27%) Baan
8 2 (1.27%) BT
8 2 (1.27%) Epicor