The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 375 411 375
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 34 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.029% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.65% 0.31% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 7
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£550 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £320 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £363 £413
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BusinessWorks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2065 2238 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.91% 9.19% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1359 1156
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.56 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -33.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.44 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.00 £89.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in London

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in London

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessWorks across the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Histogram in London

BusinessWorks
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
City of London +31 12 £501 -
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 45 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) UNIX
4 14 (31.11%) XML
4 14 (31.11%) Linux
4 14 (31.11%) JMS
4 14 (31.11%) SOA
5 13 (28.89%) Spring
5 13 (28.89%) Finance
6 11 (24.44%) Subversion
6 11 (24.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 10 (22.22%) SAP
7 10 (22.22%) SOAP
8 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 9 (20.00%) TIBCO iProcess
9 8 (17.78%) SQL
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
9 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) FpML
10 7 (15.56%) Control-M
10 7 (15.56%) Sybase
10 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (15.56%) TDD
11 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
11 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.33%) HTTP
11 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (24.44%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
3 5 (11.11%) NetWeaver
4 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.22%) PVCS
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.22%) YourKit
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) ANTLR
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) TIBCO Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) TIBCO Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Support
8 2 (4.44%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.22%) Support Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) XML
1 14 (31.11%) JMS
2 13 (28.89%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) SOAP
4 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) FpML
5 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.11%) REST
7 4 (8.89%) Middleware
7 4 (8.89%) BAPI
8 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (4.44%) .NET
9 2 (4.44%) J2EE
9 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
10 1 (2.22%) EDI
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
10 1 (2.22%) jBPM
10 1 (2.22%) MyBatis
10 1 (2.22%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) UNIX
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) SOA
2 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) UML
7 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.22%) ETL
8 1 (2.22%) EAI
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (22.22%) SAP
3 9 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (15.56%) Sybase
5 6 (13.33%) Informatica
6 4 (8.89%) BMC
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Perforce
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) Borland
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