The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 395 379 404
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 17 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.80% 0.53% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate £513 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £560 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2136 1894 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1138 1346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.41 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £75.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BusinessWorks
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 3 £563 +25.00% 2
Harrow - - - -
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 21 (84.00%) Oracle
3 18 (72.00%) Java
4 17 (68.00%) Spring
5 16 (64.00%) JUnit
6 15 (60.00%) Relational Database
7 13 (52.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (48.00%) Linux
8 12 (48.00%) JMS
8 12 (48.00%) SOA
9 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
9 11 (44.00%) Python
9 11 (44.00%) Maven
9 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (44.00%) ANTLR
10 10 (40.00%) XACML
10 10 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (36.00%) Information Security
12 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (32.00%) JRules
12 8 (32.00%) Apache Camel
13 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
13 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (24.00%) Java EE
15 5 (20.00%) Banking
15 5 (20.00%) IBM
15 5 (20.00%) Ant
16 4 (16.00%) Middleware
16 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (52.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DMZ
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) JUnit
2 11 (44.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) ANTLR
3 5 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 12 (48.00%) Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (16.00%) TIBCO Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Designer
8 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Spring
2 12 (48.00%) JMS
3 10 (40.00%) XACML
4 8 (32.00%) JRules
4 8 (32.00%) Apache Camel
5 6 (24.00%) Java EE
6 4 (16.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) XSD
8 2 (8.00%) XSLT
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
9 1 (4.00%) Drools
9 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
9 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Ontologies
1 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) SOA
2 10 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Information Security
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 21 (84.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) SAP