The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 182 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.081% 0.017% 0.10%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.98% 0.24% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessWorks
London

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

Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
409 422 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.25% 7.06% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 278 327
Average daily rate £455 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £338 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £45.50 £27.56 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.09% -36.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (20.00%) Control-M
6 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
6 2 (13.33%) FpML
6 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (13.33%) BMC
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Sybase
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) BAPI
6 2 (13.33%) Windchill

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (13.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) TIBCO Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) FpML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) BAPI
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (40.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) Perforce
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) IBM