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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 550 534 540
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 29 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.64% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £569 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £500 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4517 4193 4807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.56% 8.69% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2348 2534
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 72 81
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.69 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.22% -43.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £45.00 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +14 19 £525 -7.64%
South East -5 8 £375 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 31 (55.36%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (37.50%) XML
3 21 (37.50%) UNIX
4 17 (30.36%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) Oracle
5 16 (28.57%) Finance
5 16 (28.57%) TIBCO iProcess
6 15 (26.79%) SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Workflow
8 12 (21.43%) TIBCO Hawk
8 12 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (19.64%) Windows
9 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) JMS
10 10 (17.86%) SOAP
10 10 (17.86%) Spring
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 9 (16.07%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
12 8 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (14.29%) Banking
12 8 (14.29%) Middleware
13 7 (12.50%) Subversion
14 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (10.71%) Staffware
14 6 (10.71%) HTTP
14 6 (10.71%) VB
14 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 31 (55.36%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.93%) MQSeries
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.79%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.79%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (10.71%) Staffware
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.79%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.36%) Hazelcast
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (3.57%) PVCS
3 2 (3.57%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
3 6 (10.71%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) TIBCO Specialist
4 4 (7.14%) TIBCO Architect
5 3 (5.36%) TIBCO Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (3.57%) TIBCO Support
7 1 (1.79%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) XML
2 10 (17.86%) SOAP
2 10 (17.86%) JMS
2 10 (17.86%) Spring
3 9 (16.07%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) Middleware
5 5 (8.93%) FpML
5 5 (8.93%) .NET
6 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (5.36%) XSLT
7 3 (5.36%) REST
7 3 (5.36%) WebSockets
7 3 (5.36%) BSON
8 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.57%) J2EE
9 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.79%) EJB
9 1 (1.79%) JSP
9 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) UNIX
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Workflow
2 12 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.93%) TDD
4 5 (8.93%) SOA
5 4 (7.14%) Release Management
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.36%) Use Case
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) Service Management
7 2 (3.57%) EAI
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) UML
7 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.71%) VB
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (5.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Sybase
4 5 (8.93%) Informatica
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.57%) Borland
6 2 (3.57%) Perforce
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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