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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 248 235 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.023% 0.060%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.13% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£400 £313 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +83.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -15.15%
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
794 660 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.01% 7.74% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 314 375
Average daily rate £425 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.50 £47.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessWorks across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £400 +45.45%
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 15 (78.95%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) TIBCO iProcess
5 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) Workflow
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) XML
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) SOA
10 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Hawk
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) SAP
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) J2EE
10 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Release Management
11 2 (10.53%) TOGAF

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (10.53%) Staffware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP R/3
3 1 (5.26%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) PVCS
3 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) TIBCO Developer
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) SOA Architect
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) XSL
3 2 (10.53%) JDBC
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) WSDL
4 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 3 (15.79%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) BPMN
3 2 (10.53%) BPEL
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) EAI
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Borland
6 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft