The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 121 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.037%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.07% 2.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £525 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.78% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessWorks
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
193 152 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.72% 5.37% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 82
Average daily rate £450 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £283 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessWorks across the Berkshire region.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

BusinessWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks across the Berkshire region.

BusinessWorks Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

BusinessWorks
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
BusinessWorks
South East

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BusinessWorks also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessWorks.

1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Axway
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Traffica
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) RNC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (16.67%) Velocent
5 1 (16.67%) GGSN
5 1 (16.67%) SGSN
5 1 (16.67%) MGW
5 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing BusinessWorks also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) GGSN
2 1 (16.67%) MGW
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (16.67%) RNC
2 1 (16.67%) SGSN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) TIBCO Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) Axway
3 1 (16.67%) Velocent