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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 539 545 514
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 50 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.032% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.15% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.12%
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
4346 4215 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.60% 8.91% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 2334 2122
Average daily rate £440 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.08% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.53 £56.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 December 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 December 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 +48 32 £550 +37.50% 3
South East -29 9 £400 +45.45%
North West -11 1 £551 - 2
BusinessWorks
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 74 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 30 (40.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 25 (33.78%) UNIX
4 24 (32.43%) Java
5 21 (28.38%) Oracle
5 21 (28.38%) Linux
6 20 (27.03%) TIBCO iProcess
7 19 (25.68%) Finance
7 19 (25.68%) XML
8 18 (24.32%) SQL
8 18 (24.32%) SOA
9 14 (18.92%) JMS
10 13 (17.57%) SAP
10 13 (17.57%) SOAP
10 13 (17.57%) Spring
11 11 (14.86%) Subversion
11 11 (14.86%) PL/SQL
12 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.51%) Banking
12 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.16%) Web Services
13 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
13 9 (12.16%) WebLogic
13 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (10.81%) Workflow
14 8 (10.81%) FpML
15 7 (9.46%) Control-M
15 7 (9.46%) TDD
15 7 (9.46%) Sybase
15 7 (9.46%) .NET

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (40.54%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (12.16%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.46%) MQSeries
4 5 (6.76%) NetWeaver
5 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.05%) Tuxedo
6 3 (4.05%) TeamSite
6 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.70%) JBoss
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Windchill
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (27.03%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.05%) Exstream
4 2 (2.70%) Staffware
5 1 (1.35%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (1.35%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) SAP BW
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Subversion
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.70%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.70%) Ant
4 2 (2.70%) PVCS
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.35%) YourKit
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) German Language
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) TIBCO Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Consultant
3 15 (20.27%) TIBCO Consultant
4 13 (17.57%) Architect
5 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) TIBCO Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) TIBCO Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Applications Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Support Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) TIBCO Support
10 2 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.70%) SOA Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Senior TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) XML
2 14 (18.92%) JMS
3 13 (17.57%) SOAP
3 13 (17.57%) Spring
4 9 (12.16%) Web Services
5 8 (10.81%) FpML
6 7 (9.46%) .NET
6 7 (9.46%) REST
7 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.11%) Middleware
8 5 (6.76%) J2EE
9 4 (5.41%) BAPI
10 3 (4.05%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (2.70%) XSL
11 2 (2.70%) JDBC
11 2 (2.70%) WSDL
11 2 (2.70%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.35%) EDIFACT
12 1 (1.35%) Rendezvous
12 1 (1.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Data Conversion
2 2 (2.70%) Taxonomies
2 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) UNIX
2 21 (28.38%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) HPUX
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) SOA
2 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (10.81%) Workflow
5 7 (9.46%) TDD
5 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Release Management
8 4 (5.41%) UML
8 4 (5.41%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.05%) Service Management
9 3 (4.05%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) EAI
9 3 (4.05%) Use Case
9 3 (4.05%) BPMN
9 3 (4.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 11 (14.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.76%) C#
6 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) COBOL
8 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Control-M
2 4 (5.41%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle
3 13 (17.57%) SAP
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.46%) Sybase
5 7 (9.46%) Informatica
6 5 (6.76%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) BMC
8 3 (4.05%) VMware
8 3 (4.05%) IBM
8 3 (4.05%) Infor
9 2 (2.70%) Borland
9 2 (2.70%) Perforce
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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