Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 638 685
Rank change year-on-year -134 +47 -57
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 112 211 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.58% 2.73% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 119 169
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £615 £653 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £12.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.50% -45.80% -
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.40 £16.78
90th Percentile £18.75 £12.99 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.20 £26.75
% change year-on-year - -54.41% -

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 7,068 7,733 8,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.34% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,151 4,543 4,935
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -8.38% +28.05%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

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 April 2018.

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 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 20 April 2018. 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 -82 109 £475 +12.43% 19
UK excluding London -107 65 £475 - 12
London -56 47 £450 +12.50% 9
North of England -14 27 £463 +7.25% 3
North West -9 24 £425 -9.33% 3
South West +6 10 £500 +17.65% 2
East of England -2 9 £475 +18.75%
South East -27 9 £469 +5.04% 2
Midlands -26 7 £495 +7.03% 3
West Midlands +1 4 £495 +1.54% 3
East Midlands -16 3 £400 -11.11%
Scotland -77 3 - - 2
North East +21 2 £500 +60.00%
Yorkshire -16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit4 Business World also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Unit4 Business World.

1 79 (70.54%) Finance
2 65 (58.04%) ERP
3 27 (24.11%) SQL
4 23 (20.54%) Project Management
4 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.54%) NetSuite
5 21 (18.75%) Oracle
6 19 (16.96%) SAP
7 18 (16.07%) CRM
8 17 (15.18%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (14.29%) Migration
9 16 (14.29%) Advertising
10 15 (13.39%) JD Edwards
10 15 (13.39%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.39%) Programme Management
10 15 (13.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 15 (13.39%) Data Migration
11 14 (12.50%) ITIL
12 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (11.61%) Sage
12 13 (11.61%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (11.61%) Epicor
12 13 (11.61%) Infor
12 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
12 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (11.61%) SAP HANA
12 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database
12 13 (11.61%) FinancialForce
12 13 (11.61%) IFS
12 13 (11.61%) Xero

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 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (20.54%) NetSuite
2 17 (15.18%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (13.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (6.25%) Infor CRM
6 6 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.79%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.89%) iTrent
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.89%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) FinancialForce
2 7 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 7 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) Skype
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (11.61%) SAP HANA
2 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 79 (70.54%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Advertising
3 11 (9.82%) Back Office
4 8 (7.14%) Local Government
4 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Czech Language
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
6 2 (1.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Consultant
3 21 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 16 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.50%) Programme Manager
6 11 (9.82%) ERP Manager
7 9 (8.04%) Support Manager
8 8 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
9 7 (6.25%) Business Consultant
9 7 (6.25%) CRM Manager
9 7 (6.25%) CRM Project Manager
9 7 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
9 7 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 6 (5.36%) Finance Manager
10 6 (5.36%) HR Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Business Finance Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Finance Systems Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (0.89%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) AS400
5 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) ERP
2 23 (20.54%) Project Management
3 18 (16.07%) CRM
4 16 (14.29%) Migration
5 15 (13.39%) Data Migration
5 15 (13.39%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.39%) Programme Management
6 14 (12.50%) ITIL
7 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 12 (10.71%) ITSM
8 10 (8.93%) Change Management
9 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.25%) Document Management
11 7 (6.25%) Logistics
11 7 (6.25%) Use Case
11 7 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.36%) SDLC
12 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) C
3 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) GDPR
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) PMO
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.75%) Oracle
3 19 (16.96%) SAP
4 15 (13.39%) JD Edwards
5 13 (11.61%) Epicor
5 13 (11.61%) IFS
5 13 (11.61%) Infor
5 13 (11.61%) Sage
5 13 (11.61%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (11.61%) Xero
6 2 (1.79%) CODA
6 2 (1.79%) Concur
7 1 (0.89%) Capita
7 1 (0.89%) Workday