Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 655 622
Rank change year-on-year -90 -33 -44
Contract jobs citing Unit4 Business World 132 196 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.75% 2.44% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 117 158
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £316 £325
90th Percentile £629 £543 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7,530 8,034 8,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.63% 8.36% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,527 4,860 4,890
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -2.23%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 145
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% -37.83% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.48 £5.70 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.87 £44.55 £67.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.56 £31.86
% change year-on-year +4.35% -32.31% +7.08%

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 January 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 21 January 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 -62 122 £494 +16.18% 18
UK excluding London -27 73 £450 - 12
London -57 58 £506 +24.62% 6
North of England +41 27 £563 +33.93% 1
North West +19 23 £563 +32.35% 1
South West -2 10 £440 -2.22% 5
East of England -5 10 £400 +5.26% 3
Scotland -23 10 £675 +50.00%
Midlands -5 9 £350 -28.21%
South East -25 7 £450 -7.69% 3
East Midlands -12 6 £300 -38.46%
North East +35 3 - -
West Midlands +17 3 £475 -9.52%
Yorkshire +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 78 (59.09%) Finance
2 61 (46.21%) ERP
3 32 (24.24%) SQL
3 32 (24.24%) Migration
4 31 (23.48%) Data Migration
5 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.39%) Oracle
6 18 (13.64%) NetSuite
7 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
8 16 (12.12%) SAP
9 14 (10.61%) ITIL
9 14 (10.61%) PRINCE2
9 14 (10.61%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (9.09%) ETL
10 12 (9.09%) Advertising
10 12 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.33%) ITSM
11 11 (8.33%) Back Office
11 11 (8.33%) Sage
11 11 (8.33%) Infor
12 10 (7.58%) ETL Development
12 10 (7.58%) Local Government
12 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (7.58%) Project Management
13 9 (6.82%) Epicor
13 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.82%) Change Management
13 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (13.64%) NetSuite
2 14 (10.61%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (3.03%) Infor CRM
6 4 (3.03%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (2.27%) SAP Business One
8 2 (1.52%) Lawson
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (1.52%) thinkFolio
8 2 (1.52%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.76%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (4.55%) FinancialForce
3 4 (3.03%) Office 365
3 4 (3.03%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.52%) Taleo
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) AMQP
2 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.55%) SAP HANA
4 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.52%) MS Access
7 2 (1.52%) QlikView
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.76%) GIS
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) JIRA
1 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 78 (59.09%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Advertising
3 11 (8.33%) Back Office
4 10 (7.58%) Local Government
5 6 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.27%) Legal
6 3 (2.27%) Marketing
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (20.45%) Consultant
2 23 (17.42%) Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 10 (7.58%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Trainer
6 9 (6.82%) Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) HR Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Support Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Business Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Data Migration Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) HR Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Tester
9 5 (3.79%) ERP Manager
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Transformation Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) XML
2 4 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.76%) EDI
4 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.03%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.52%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.21%) ERP
2 32 (24.24%) Migration
3 31 (23.48%) Data Migration
4 14 (10.61%) ITIL
4 14 (10.61%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.09%) ETL
5 12 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 11 (8.33%) ITSM
6 11 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.58%) ETL Development
7 10 (7.58%) Project Management
8 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.82%) Change Management
9 8 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.55%) CRM
11 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.79%) SDLC
12 5 (3.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) C
3 2 (1.52%) Java
3 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) IIBA
4 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.52%) AAT
5 2 (1.52%) ACCA
5 2 (1.52%) CBAP
5 2 (1.52%) CIMA
5 2 (1.52%) CIPD
5 2 (1.52%) HND
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) PMO
3 2 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle
2 16 (12.12%) SAP
3 11 (8.33%) Infor
3 11 (8.33%) Sage
4 9 (6.82%) Epicor
5 8 (6.06%) JD Edwards
6 6 (4.55%) IFS
6 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.55%) Xero
7 5 (3.79%) CODA
7 5 (3.79%) Workday
8 4 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.52%) Baan
10 1 (0.76%) Capita
10 1 (0.76%) Concur
10 1 (0.76%) HP
10 1 (0.76%) Mercator
10 1 (0.76%) VMware