The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 243 224 232
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 22 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.22% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.38% 2.65% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.17% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
651 754 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 8.22% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 351 304
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £47.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BusinessWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BusinessWorks
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £300 -20.00%
Surrey - 6 - -
Berkshire +3 3 £263 -
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) Oracle
4 18 (47.37%) Linux
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 9 (23.68%) Clustering
7 9 (23.68%) Korn
7 9 (23.68%) DB2
7 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.68%) High Availability
8 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) AIX
8 8 (21.05%) Solaris
9 7 (18.42%) VB
9 7 (18.42%) SOA
9 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
10 6 (15.79%) UNIX
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (13.16%) REST
11 5 (13.16%) XACML
11 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
11 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
11 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.16%) Relational Database

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Staffware
2 2 (5.26%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (13.16%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
2 5 (13.16%) ANTLR
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) VisualVM
2 5 (13.16%) YourKit
2 5 (13.16%) JUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Administrator
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.79%) TIBCO Support
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (7.89%) TIBCO Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) TIBCO Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) TIBCO Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (21.05%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) JMS
3 5 (13.16%) Drools
3 5 (13.16%) RESTful
3 5 (13.16%) XACML
3 5 (13.16%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) MyBatis
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Thrift
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 2 (5.26%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.63%) WSDL
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 8 (21.05%) Solaris
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) High Availability
2 7 (18.42%) SOA
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Code Coverage
4 5 (13.16%) Information Security
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
4 5 (13.16%) BPMN
4 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) EAI
7 1 (2.63%) SDLC
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Korn
3 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.42%) VB
5 5 (13.16%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy