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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 555 540 548
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 26 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.097% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.71% 1.07% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
Average daily rate £363 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessWorks
UK

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
3668 4196 4235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.89% 9.02% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2206 2494 2249
Average daily rate £438 £440 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 53
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £63.58 £60.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 11 £375 -25.00%
South East +13 10 £400 -23.44%
North East - 4 £308 -
Yorkshire -14 1 - -
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 63 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 33 (52.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 30 (47.62%) Java
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle
5 18 (28.57%) Linux
6 16 (25.40%) SQL
6 16 (25.40%) SOA
7 15 (23.81%) JBoss
7 15 (23.81%) Finance
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) JMS
8 14 (22.22%) SOAP
8 14 (22.22%) XML
9 12 (19.05%) HTTP
9 12 (19.05%) TIBCO Hawk
9 12 (19.05%) REST
10 11 (17.46%) IBM
10 11 (17.46%) Web Services
10 11 (17.46%) J2EE
10 11 (17.46%) DB2
11 8 (12.70%) JDBC
11 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
11 8 (12.70%) Middleware
11 8 (12.70%) Spring
12 7 (11.11%) EAI
12 7 (11.11%) MQSeries
12 7 (11.11%) HTTPS
12 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
12 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 7 (11.11%) Unix

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (23.81%) JBoss
2 7 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (6.35%) Mule
5 4 (6.35%) Mule ESB
5 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) JCAPS
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) Staffware
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) HTTP
2 7 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.94%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) 3G
6 1 (1.59%) GGSN
6 1 (1.59%) MGW
6 1 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.59%) RNC
6 1 (1.59%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) DB2
2 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) DataStage
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.35%) Maven
3 4 (6.35%) StarTeam
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (3.17%) ANTLR
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.17%) VisualVM
5 2 (3.17%) YourKit
6 1 (1.59%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.59%) NuGet
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) TIBCO Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) TIBCO Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) TIBCO Architect
6 5 (7.94%) TIBCO Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 5 (7.94%) TIBCO Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) TIBCO Support
8 3 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (52.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 14 (22.22%) JMS
2 14 (22.22%) SOAP
2 14 (22.22%) XML
3 12 (19.05%) REST
4 11 (17.46%) J2EE
4 11 (17.46%) Web Services
5 8 (12.70%) JDBC
5 8 (12.70%) Middleware
5 8 (12.70%) Spring
6 7 (11.11%) JSON
7 6 (9.52%) Ajax
7 6 (9.52%) HTML
8 5 (7.94%) .NET
8 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.94%) JAX-RS
8 5 (7.94%) JAX-WS
8 5 (7.94%) JPA
8 5 (7.94%) jQuery
8 5 (7.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) HPUX
5 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) SOA
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.11%) EAI
3 7 (11.11%) High Availability
3 7 (11.11%) SDLC
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
4 6 (9.52%) TDD
4 6 (9.52%) UML
5 5 (7.94%) AOP
5 5 (7.94%) B2B
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.94%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) API Development
6 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
6 4 (6.35%) Pair Programming
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (6.35%) Product Management
6 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) COBOL
4 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.94%) Korn
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.59%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) JCL
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.59%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 19 (30.16%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.76%) webMethods
6 2 (3.17%) Talend
7 1 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase
7 1 (1.59%) Velocent
7 1 (1.59%) VMware