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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 396 393 372
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 9 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.077% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.50% 0.88% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £463 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £595 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
1788 2044 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 8.78% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1318 1182
Average daily rate £480 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 21
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £23.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -29.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £15.10 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £55.00 £54.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BusinessWorks Hourly Rate Trend 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 4 May 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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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 +13 1 £350 -39.13%
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 14 (48.28%) SOA
3 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 9 (31.03%) SAP
7 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Middleware
9 5 (17.24%) Perl
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.24%) REST
9 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Subversion
10 4 (13.79%) DB2 UDB
10 4 (13.79%) TIBCO iProcess
10 4 (13.79%) DB2
10 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
10 4 (13.79%) SOAP
10 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
10 4 (13.79%) JBoss
10 4 (13.79%) BMC
10 4 (13.79%) NetWeaver
10 4 (13.79%) Control-M
10 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (13.79%) BAPI
11 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
1 4 (13.79%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.90%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (13.79%) DB2
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) VisualVM
2 1 (3.45%) YourKit
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) ANTLR
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Front Office
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) TIBCO Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) TIBCO Architect
4 6 (20.69%) TIBCO Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) TIBCO Support
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Support
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.45%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) REST
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 4 (13.79%) BAPI
4 3 (10.34%) JMS
4 3 (10.34%) Java EE
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) FpML
6 1 (3.45%) EDIFACT
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) EJB
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) EDI
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.45%) MyBatis
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
2 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Code Coverage
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) BPMN
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) BMC
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) VMware