The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 229 223 230
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 20 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.012% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.75% 0.16% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
727 623 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.90% 7.33% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 293 422
Average daily rate £405 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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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 28 July 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 - 13 £375 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
BusinessWorks
England

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (56.52%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (47.83%) UNIX
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Workflow
5 9 (39.13%) TIBCO Hawk
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) TIBCO iProcess
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (26.09%) VB
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Staffware
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
9 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Ant
10 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.04%) Release Management
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) Solaris
11 3 (13.04%) Banking

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (56.52%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (26.09%) Staffware
3 1 (4.35%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) PVCS
2 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) UNIX
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Workflow
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) EAI
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Borland
4 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft