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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 556 549 505
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -44
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 34 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.039% 0.056%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.46% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £425 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
3725 4170 3811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.69% 8.66% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2381 2038
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 77
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.99% -0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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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 +12 20 £319 +6.25%
London 0 10 £375 -31.81% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £401 -
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 42 (47.19%) Java
3 40 (44.94%) TIBCO EMS
4 33 (37.08%) Oracle
4 33 (37.08%) Linux
5 26 (29.21%) SQL
6 24 (26.97%) SOA
7 23 (25.84%) UNIX
8 20 (22.47%) Windows
9 19 (21.35%) Finance
10 16 (17.98%) TIBCO Hawk
11 15 (16.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.61%) AIX
13 12 (13.48%) Rendezvous
14 11 (12.36%) DB2
15 10 (11.24%) Web Services
15 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
15 10 (11.24%) High Availability
15 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
16 9 (10.11%) REST
16 9 (10.11%) Banking
17 8 (8.99%) Spring
17 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
17 8 (8.99%) Middleware
17 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
17 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
17 8 (8.99%) WebSphere
17 8 (8.99%) TIBCO iProcess

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (16.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 8 (8.99%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.49%) NetWeaver
4 4 (4.49%) Tuxedo
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) SugarCRM
5 3 (3.37%) JBoss
5 3 (3.37%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (2.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.49%) Staffware
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.37%) Exstream
4 2 (2.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) DB2
2 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.87%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.25%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.12%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) ANTLR
3 3 (3.37%) VisualVM
3 3 (3.37%) YourKit
3 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.37%) Ant
3 3 (3.37%) JUnit
3 3 (3.37%) Maven
3 3 (3.37%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Architect
3 20 (22.47%) TIBCO Developer
4 12 (13.48%) TIBCO Architect
5 11 (12.36%) Consultant
5 11 (12.36%) Administrator
5 11 (12.36%) TIBCO Consultant
6 7 (7.87%) TIBCO Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) TIBCO Support
6 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (13.48%) Rendezvous
3 10 (11.24%) Web Services
4 9 (10.11%) REST
5 8 (8.99%) Spring
5 8 (8.99%) Middleware
6 7 (7.87%) SOAP
6 7 (7.87%) XML
7 6 (6.74%) JMS
7 6 (6.74%) J2EE
8 4 (4.49%) BAPI
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (3.37%) Java EE
9 3 (3.37%) Dojo
9 3 (3.37%) RESTful
9 3 (3.37%) XACML
9 3 (3.37%) MyBatis
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Thrift
9 3 (3.37%) Drools
9 3 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Clustering
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) GIS
4 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Linux
2 23 (25.84%) UNIX
3 20 (22.47%) Windows
4 13 (14.61%) AIX
5 6 (6.74%) Solaris
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) SOA
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.24%) High Availability
4 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.62%) SDLC
6 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.49%) UML
6 4 (4.49%) BPMN
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.37%) Information Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.37%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.37%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.37%) ITIL
7 3 (3.37%) EAI
7 3 (3.37%) CRM
7 3 (3.37%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Java
2 26 (29.21%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.74%) Korn
4 6 (6.74%) VB
4 6 (6.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) Perl
5 3 (3.37%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.37%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 33 (37.08%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) SAP
3 7 (7.87%) IBM
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) VMware
5 4 (4.49%) Infor
6 3 (3.37%) HP
6 3 (3.37%) ESRI
6 3 (3.37%) Remedy
7 1 (1.12%) BMC
7 1 (1.12%) Informatica