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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 373 378 345
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 22 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 0.45% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £425
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
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
1964 2021 1619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.36% 9.25% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1184 931
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £21.25 £23.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.17% -9.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.55 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £80.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 +22 5 £500 -
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 19 (38.78%) UNIX
4 17 (34.69%) Linux
4 17 (34.69%) SOA
5 15 (30.61%) JMS
6 14 (28.57%) XML
6 14 (28.57%) Finance
6 14 (28.57%) Spring
7 13 (26.53%) Subversion
8 12 (24.49%) Oracle
8 12 (24.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 10 (20.41%) TIBCO iProcess
9 10 (20.41%) SAP
9 10 (20.41%) SOAP
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
10 8 (16.33%) FpML
10 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (14.29%) TDD
11 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (14.29%) Middleware
11 7 (14.29%) Control-M
11 7 (14.29%) Sybase
11 7 (14.29%) SQL
11 7 (14.29%) MQSeries
12 6 (12.24%) HTTP
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (24.49%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 6 (12.24%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.20%) NetWeaver
5 4 (8.16%) JBoss
6 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.12%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) DB2
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) ANTLR
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.04%) YourKit
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) TIBCO Developer
2 13 (26.53%) TIBCO Consultant
2 13 (26.53%) Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) TIBCO Architect
7 3 (6.12%) TIBCO Support
7 3 (6.12%) TIBCO Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Support Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Senior TIBCO Specialist
9 1 (2.04%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) JMS
2 14 (28.57%) XML
2 14 (28.57%) Spring
3 10 (20.41%) SOAP
4 8 (16.33%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) FpML
5 7 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.29%) Middleware
6 5 (10.20%) REST
7 4 (8.16%) BAPI
8 3 (6.12%) Java EE
8 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE
9 2 (4.08%) XML Schema
10 1 (2.04%) jBPM
10 1 (2.04%) Drools
10 1 (2.04%) RESTful
10 1 (2.04%) XACML
10 1 (2.04%) WCF
10 1 (2.04%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.08%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) UNIX
2 17 (34.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) SOA
2 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.33%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) TDD
4 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) UML
7 2 (4.08%) Scrum
7 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Logistics
8 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.20%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 12 (24.49%) Oracle
3 10 (20.41%) SAP
4 7 (14.29%) Sybase
5 6 (12.24%) Informatica
6 4 (8.16%) BMC
7 3 (6.12%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Perforce