The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 533 545 529
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 41 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.96% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 12
Average daily rate
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£501 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4263 4178 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 8.83% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2336 2305
Average daily rate £440 £438 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 97
Average hourly rate £21.09 £34.28 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.48% -4.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.90 £57.10 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.77% -1.59%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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
London +30 30 £501 +25.12% 1
South East - 5 £400 -
North West -7 1 £551 - 1
BusinessWorks
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 68 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 29 (42.65%) TIBCO EMS
3 26 (38.24%) UNIX
4 22 (32.35%) TIBCO iProcess
5 19 (27.94%) XML
5 19 (27.94%) Java
6 17 (25.00%) Linux
6 17 (25.00%) Finance
7 16 (23.53%) Oracle
8 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 13 (19.12%) JMS
9 13 (19.12%) Spring
10 12 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (16.18%) Subversion
11 11 (16.18%) Workflow
12 10 (14.71%) SOA
12 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.24%) Web Services
13 9 (13.24%) Windows
13 9 (13.24%) SOAP
13 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
14 8 (11.76%) TIBCO Hawk
14 8 (11.76%) Middleware
14 8 (11.76%) FpML
14 8 (11.76%) Banking
14 8 (11.76%) SAP
15 7 (10.29%) Sybase
15 7 (10.29%) .NET
15 7 (10.29%) HTTP

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (42.65%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (10.29%) MQSeries
2 7 (10.29%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Windchill
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (32.35%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (7.35%) Staffware
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.47%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.47%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.88%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) Ant
3 2 (2.94%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.94%) PVCS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) German Language
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 11 (16.18%) TIBCO Consultant
3 11 (16.18%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) TIBCO Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) TIBCO Architect
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (2.94%) TIBCO Support
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) XML
2 13 (19.12%) JMS
2 13 (19.12%) Spring
3 9 (13.24%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) SOAP
4 8 (11.76%) Middleware
4 8 (11.76%) FpML
5 7 (10.29%) .NET
6 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.94%) XSL
8 2 (2.94%) WSDL
8 2 (2.94%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.94%) J2EE
9 1 (1.47%) Struts
9 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.47%) EJB
9 1 (1.47%) JDBC
9 1 (1.47%) JSP
9 1 (1.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.94%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) UNIX
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) HPUX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (16.18%) Workflow
3 10 (14.71%) SOA
4 7 (10.29%) TDD
4 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.88%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) EAI
8 3 (4.41%) UML
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) Use Case
8 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.94%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.35%) C#
4 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) COBOL
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (8.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.76%) SAP
5 7 (10.29%) Sybase
6 6 (8.82%) Informatica
7 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) BMC
8 2 (2.94%) Perforce
8 2 (2.94%) Borland
8 2 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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