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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 555 553 518
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -35
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 40 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.061% 0.060%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.97% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £373 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.17% -11.66%
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
4134 4510 4141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.99% 9.13% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2466 2386 2235
Average daily rate £450 £438 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 66 76
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%

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 July 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 July 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
South East -19 22 £281 -25.00%
London +11 14 £450 -16.66%
East Midlands - 4 £330 -
BusinessWorks
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BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 37 (50.00%) Java
3 31 (41.89%) TIBCO EMS
4 28 (37.84%) Linux
5 25 (33.78%) Oracle
6 21 (28.38%) SQL
7 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.62%) Finance
9 15 (20.27%) DB2
10 14 (18.92%) UNIX
11 13 (17.57%) SOA
12 11 (14.86%) Web Services
13 10 (13.51%) Korn
13 10 (13.51%) DB2 UDB
13 10 (13.51%) Clustering
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
13 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
13 10 (13.51%) High Availability
14 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
14 9 (12.16%) AIX
14 9 (12.16%) Solaris
14 9 (12.16%) Spring
15 8 (10.81%) VB
15 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
15 8 (10.81%) JMS
16 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
16 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (9.46%) REST
17 6 (8.11%) XACML
17 6 (8.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (8.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (5.41%) Staffware
3 1 (1.35%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) DB2
2 10 (13.51%) DB2 UDB
3 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.70%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.11%) JUnit
2 6 (8.11%) ANTLR
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.11%) Maven
3 5 (6.76%) VisualVM
3 5 (6.76%) YourKit
4 4 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Front Office
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) TIBCO Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Administrator
4 15 (20.27%) Architect
5 11 (14.86%) TIBCO Architect
6 8 (10.81%) TIBCO Support
6 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) TIBCO Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) TIBCO Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Database Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Database Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (14.86%) Web Services
3 9 (12.16%) Spring
4 8 (10.81%) JMS
5 7 (9.46%) REST
6 6 (8.11%) MyBatis
6 6 (8.11%) Apache Thrift
6 6 (8.11%) Drools
6 6 (8.11%) RESTful
6 6 (8.11%) XACML
7 5 (6.76%) XML
7 5 (6.76%) Middleware
8 3 (4.05%) FpML
9 2 (2.70%) SOAP
9 2 (2.70%) XSLT
9 2 (2.70%) Dojo
9 2 (2.70%) Rendezvous
10 1 (1.35%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.35%) Spring Security
10 1 (1.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) Physics
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 14 (18.92%) UNIX
3 10 (13.51%) Windows
4 9 (12.16%) AIX
4 9 (12.16%) Solaris
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) SOA
3 10 (13.51%) High Availability
4 6 (8.11%) BPMN
4 6 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.11%) Information Security
5 5 (6.76%) Code Coverage
5 5 (6.76%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.05%) SDLC
7 3 (4.05%) EAI
7 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.05%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.70%) Scrum
8 2 (2.70%) Data Management
8 2 (2.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) SQL
3 10 (13.51%) Korn
3 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.81%) VB
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 25 (33.78%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) Remedy
5 2 (2.70%) ESRI
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) VMware