The table below looks at the statistics for WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 575 - 557
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 5 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% - 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.047% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £480 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 - -
WebFOCUS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10563 9994 10296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 21.68% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6571 6373
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 154 212
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.92 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

WebFOCUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebFOCUS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

WebFOCUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebFOCUS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebFOCUS across the England region.

WebFOCUS Daily Rate Trend in England

WebFOCUS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebFOCUS across the England region.

WebFOCUS Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebFOCUS
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 WebFOCUS within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East of England - 4 £480 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
WebFOCUS
UK

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS.

1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) JDBC
4 7 (50.00%) Struts
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) AccuRev
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) TopLink
5 6 (42.86%) Checkstyle
5 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 6 (42.86%) JRules
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) JSP
5 6 (42.86%) Servlets
5 6 (42.86%) JUnit

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) DataStage
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) AccuRev
1 7 (50.00%) Ant
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Checkstyle
2 6 (42.86%) FindBugs
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
2 6 (42.86%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (50.00%) JDBC
3 7 (50.00%) Struts
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) JRules
4 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 6 (42.86%) Servlets
4 6 (42.86%) TopLink
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 6 (42.86%) System Testing
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) COBIT
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) ISO27002
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Rally
3 4 (28.57%) Teradata