The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 192 215 222
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +7
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£588 £575 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £595 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
490 616 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.61% 8.73% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 431 445
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £32.58 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -29.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £12.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £63.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
BusinessWorks
London

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 11 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) JRules
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) JRules
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss