The first table below looks at the demand for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 571 476 544
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +68
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 19 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.063% 0.059%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.44% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 14
Average daily rate £513 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in England

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Histogram in England

BusinessWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BusinessWorks Hourly Rate Trend in England

BusinessWorks
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -16 17 £513 +7.89% 3
South East -20 1 £300 -
South West -21 1 £425 - 2
North West - - - - 4
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 42 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 26 (61.90%) Oracle
3 25 (59.52%) TIBCO EMS
4 22 (52.38%) SOA
5 21 (50.00%) Java
6 17 (40.48%) Spring
7 16 (38.10%) JUnit
8 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
9 14 (33.33%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
10 12 (28.57%) JMS
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.19%) Python
11 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
11 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
11 11 (26.19%) ANTLR
11 11 (26.19%) Maven
12 10 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (23.81%) XACML
13 9 (21.43%) Information Security
13 9 (21.43%) JRules
14 8 (19.05%) Middleware
14 8 (19.05%) XML
14 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (19.05%) TIBCO iProcess
14 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
15 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
16 6 (14.29%) XSLT
16 6 (14.29%) Java EE

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (59.52%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (7.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (7.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (4.76%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) DMZ
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.38%) DB2
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) JUnit
2 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.19%) ANTLR
3 11 (26.19%) Maven
4 5 (11.90%) Ant
General
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Architect
2 15 (35.71%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) TIBCO Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.90%) TIBCO Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) TIBCO Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.38%) TIBCO Specialist
10 1 (2.38%) Middleware Specialist
10 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Designer
10 1 (2.38%) Applications Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 12 (28.57%) JMS
3 10 (23.81%) XACML
4 9 (21.43%) JRules
5 8 (19.05%) Middleware
5 8 (19.05%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
6 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 6 (14.29%) Java EE
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 3 (7.14%) Rendezvous
8 3 (7.14%) XML Schema
9 2 (4.76%) SOAP
9 2 (4.76%) XSD
10 1 (2.38%) Drools
10 1 (2.38%) OLE
10 1 (2.38%) JSP
10 1 (2.38%) J2EE
10 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Ontologies
2 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) SOA
2 10 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.90%) UML
5 5 (11.90%) EAI
6 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Process Management
7 3 (7.14%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.38%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.38%) TDD
8 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 26 (61.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) ILOG
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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