The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 524 520 523
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 29 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.056% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.66% 0.64% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 16
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4397 4086 4631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.18% 8.82% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2328 2201 2352
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £56.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
BusinessWorks
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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
South East - 20 £375 -
London +4 8 £540 -1.81% 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
BusinessWorks
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 52 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 34 (65.38%) TIBCO EMS
3 27 (51.92%) Oracle
4 18 (34.62%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) UNIX
6 13 (25.00%) SQL
6 13 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
6 13 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
6 13 (25.00%) Finance
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 12 (23.08%) Spring
7 12 (23.08%) Workflow
8 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.15%) XML
9 10 (19.23%) Windows
9 10 (19.23%) JUnit
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) SOA
10 9 (17.31%) Linux
10 9 (17.31%) Ant
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (17.31%) Banking
11 8 (15.38%) JRules
11 8 (15.38%) Middleware
11 8 (15.38%) Apache Camel
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (11.54%) Java EE

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (65.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (25.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (11.54%) Staffware
3 1 (1.92%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.77%) Hazelcast
7 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.92%) DB2
8 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.92%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JUnit
2 9 (17.31%) Ant
3 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) ANTLR
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) PVCS
4 1 (1.92%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Architect
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.46%) TIBCO Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) TIBCO Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) TIBCO Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Spring
2 11 (21.15%) XML
3 8 (15.38%) JRules
3 8 (15.38%) Middleware
3 8 (15.38%) Apache Camel
4 6 (11.54%) Java EE
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 5 (9.62%) SOAP
5 5 (9.62%) JMS
5 5 (9.62%) MyBatis
5 5 (9.62%) XACML
6 4 (7.69%) XSLT
6 4 (7.69%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) WebSockets
7 3 (5.77%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) J2EE
9 1 (1.92%) Struts
9 1 (1.92%) XSD
9 1 (1.92%) XSL
9 1 (1.92%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) Ontologies
2 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) UNIX
2 10 (19.23%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Workflow
2 9 (17.31%) SOA
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (9.62%) Information Security
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Use Case
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (1.92%) UML
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 6 (11.54%) VB
4 5 (9.62%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 27 (51.92%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) IBM
5 3 (5.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Borland
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