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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 527 520 536
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 26 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.57% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £475 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +28.57%
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
4530 4012 4614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.61% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2173 2387
Average daily rate £433 £431 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 72 52
Average hourly rate £32.03 £18.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.82% -46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £44.99 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
BusinessWorks
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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
South East +13 20 £375 -
London -12 5 £463 -15.90%
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
BusinessWorks
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 44 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 30 (68.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 19 (43.18%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) UNIX
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) TIBCO Hawk
5 13 (29.55%) TIBCO iProcess
5 13 (29.55%) Workflow
6 12 (27.27%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) XML
7 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 11 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
9 8 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (15.91%) Middleware
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (13.64%) Staffware
11 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) VB
11 6 (13.64%) Ant
11 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
12 5 (11.36%) .NET
12 5 (11.36%) C#
12 5 (11.36%) SOAP
12 5 (11.36%) Linux

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 30 (68.18%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (13.64%) Staffware
3 1 (2.27%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (6.82%) Hazelcast
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (2.27%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) StarTeam
3 2 (4.55%) PVCS
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) ANTLR
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) TIBCO Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) TIBCO Architect
5 4 (9.09%) TIBCO Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) TIBCO Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) XML
2 7 (15.91%) Middleware
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) SOAP
4 5 (11.36%) Spring
5 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 4 (9.09%) JRules
5 4 (9.09%) XSLT
6 3 (6.82%) Java EE
6 3 (6.82%) REST
6 3 (6.82%) WebSockets
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 1 (2.27%) WSDL
8 1 (2.27%) JMS
8 1 (2.27%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.27%) XSD
8 1 (2.27%) XSL
8 1 (2.27%) Struts
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) Ontologies
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Workflow
2 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (9.09%) Release Management
3 4 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (6.82%) Use Case
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) EAI
6 1 (2.27%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) UML
6 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.55%) Borland
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft