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 25 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 125 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% - 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% - 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
178 153 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.87% 6.13% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 72 78
Average daily rate £475 £458 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (85.71%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) EAI
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) HPUX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Apache
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PVCS
1 1 (14.29%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) XSD
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) HPUX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) EAI
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Borland