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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 508 518 492
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 49 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.047% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.21% 0.53% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 17
Average daily rate
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£478 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
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
4035 3988 3526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.85% 8.94% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2126 1797
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 62 55
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.42 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 January 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 January 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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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 +30 21 £525 +5.00% 2
North West +7 10 £400 - 1
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 85 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 35 (41.18%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 31 (36.47%) Linux
4 30 (35.29%) UNIX
5 26 (30.59%) SOA
6 25 (29.41%) Oracle
7 19 (22.35%) Finance
7 19 (22.35%) TIBCO iProcess
8 16 (18.82%) SQL
8 16 (18.82%) XML
9 15 (17.65%) JMS
9 15 (17.65%) Spring
10 13 (15.29%) Subversion
10 13 (15.29%) SOAP
10 13 (15.29%) SAP
11 12 (14.12%) PL/SQL
11 12 (14.12%) Web Services
11 12 (14.12%) Windows
11 12 (14.12%) TIBCO Hawk
12 11 (12.94%) Banking
12 11 (12.94%) WebLogic
13 10 (11.76%) Rendezvous
13 10 (11.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
14 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (9.41%) FpML
15 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
15 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (41.18%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (12.94%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 7 (8.24%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.24%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.88%) NetWeaver
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.71%) Tuxedo
6 4 (4.71%) IIS
6 4 (4.71%) JBoss
7 3 (3.53%) TeamSite
8 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.35%) SugarCRM
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (22.35%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.53%) Exstream
5 1 (1.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.88%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.53%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (3.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Subversion
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
5 1 (1.18%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.18%) YourKit
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.18%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
5 1 (1.18%) JUnit
5 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Front Office
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) TIBCO Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Architect
4 14 (16.47%) Consultant
4 14 (16.47%) TIBCO Consultant
5 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.76%) TIBCO Specialist
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.06%) TIBCO Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) TIBCO Support
10 3 (3.53%) SOA Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (2.35%) Business Consultant
11 2 (2.35%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) XML
2 15 (17.65%) JMS
2 15 (17.65%) Spring
3 13 (15.29%) SOAP
4 12 (14.12%) Web Services
5 10 (11.76%) Rendezvous
6 8 (9.41%) FpML
7 7 (8.24%) REST
7 7 (8.24%) Middleware
7 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
7 7 (8.24%) J2EE
8 4 (4.71%) BAPI
9 3 (3.53%) Java EE
9 3 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.35%) WSDL
10 2 (2.35%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.35%) .NET
10 2 (2.35%) JDBC
10 2 (2.35%) XSL
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.35%) Data Conversion
2 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.18%) FMCG
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) GIS
3 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 30 (35.29%) UNIX
3 12 (14.12%) Windows
4 7 (8.24%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) SOA
2 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (8.24%) TDD
5 6 (7.06%) UML
5 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.88%) Scrum
7 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.71%) High Availability
8 3 (3.53%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.53%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) Python
6 2 (2.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.18%) XPath
7 1 (1.18%) COBOL
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) TIBCO Hawk
2 7 (8.24%) Control-M
3 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 25 (29.41%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) SAP
4 7 (8.24%) Sybase
4 7 (8.24%) Informatica
5 6 (7.06%) IBM
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) Infor
7 3 (3.53%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) Perforce
9 1 (1.18%) ESRI
9 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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