The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 620 616 598
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 25 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.078% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.56% 0.96% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
Median daily rate £439 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4503 4810 5426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.33% 8.21% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2707 2690 2887
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 81
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.64 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.35% -29.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.35 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.06 £51.76 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £17.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+108.57% -44.44%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BusinessWorks as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

BusinessWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessWorks
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

BusinessWorks Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessWorks
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BusinessWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessWorks
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 25 £439 +21.03% 4
London -18 14 £438 -2.88% 2
South East +7 11 £440 +44.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 6 - - 2
Milton Keynes +8 4 - - 2
Berkshire +10 3 - -
Newbury - 3 - -
City of London +24 2 £498 +10.43% 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £440 -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BusinessWorks.

1 71 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 43 (60.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 28 (39.44%) Java
3 28 (39.44%) SOAP
4 26 (36.62%) Finance
5 25 (35.21%) REST
6 23 (32.39%) MQSeries
7 21 (29.58%) Oracle
7 21 (29.58%) TOGAF
8 20 (28.17%) Axway
9 19 (26.76%) SOA
10 17 (23.94%) Middleware
11 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
12 14 (19.72%) TIBCO Hawk
13 13 (18.31%) XML
13 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
14 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
14 12 (16.90%) EAI
14 12 (16.90%) Maven
15 11 (15.49%) Rendezvous
16 10 (14.08%) Web Services
17 9 (12.68%) SoapUI
17 9 (12.68%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
17 9 (12.68%) SonarQube
17 9 (12.68%) Sonatype Nexus
17 9 (12.68%) SQL
17 9 (12.68%) JasperReports
18 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
18 8 (11.27%) WebSphere

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (32.39%) MQSeries
2 9 (12.68%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Mule
4 2 (2.82%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.41%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Staffware
2 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.41%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
3 12 (16.90%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.68%) JasperReports
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.23%) DB2
7 2 (2.82%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
1 12 (16.90%) Maven
2 9 (12.68%) SoapUI
2 9 (12.68%) SonarQube
2 9 (12.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.23%) ANTLR
4 3 (4.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.41%) JMeter
5 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Architect
2 21 (29.58%) TIBCO Architect
3 20 (28.17%) Developer
4 17 (23.94%) TIBCO Developer
5 13 (18.31%) Integration Architect
6 10 (14.08%) Middleware Architect
7 9 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (11.27%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
9 7 (9.86%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
10 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.04%) TOGAF Architect
10 5 (7.04%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
11 4 (5.63%) Consultant
11 4 (5.63%) EAI Architect
11 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
12 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
12 3 (4.23%) Senior TIBCO Developer
13 2 (2.82%) Analyst
13 2 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (60.56%) TIBCO EMS
2 28 (39.44%) SOAP
3 25 (35.21%) REST
4 17 (23.94%) Middleware
5 13 (18.31%) XML
6 11 (15.49%) Rendezvous
7 10 (14.08%) Web Services
8 6 (8.45%) JMS
9 5 (7.04%) .NET
9 5 (7.04%) Spring
10 3 (4.23%) Apache Thrift
10 3 (4.23%) Drools
10 3 (4.23%) J2EE
10 3 (4.23%) MyBatis
10 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (4.23%) XACML
10 3 (4.23%) XSD
11 2 (2.82%) Java EE
11 2 (2.82%) XSLT
12 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.41%) DataPower
3 1 (1.41%) DTCC
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) TOGAF
2 19 (26.76%) SOA
3 12 (16.90%) EAI
4 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.86%) B2B
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.45%) Service Design
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) Functional Testing
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
8 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.23%) BPMN
9 3 (4.23%) ETRM
9 3 (4.23%) Logistics
9 3 (4.23%) SDLC
9 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.82%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.82%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) Java
2 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.41%) PMP
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 21 (29.58%) Oracle
3 20 (28.17%) Axway
4 8 (11.27%) IBM
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.86%) Sonatype
6 2 (2.82%) webMethods
7 1 (1.41%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.41%) Progress
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Siebel
7 1 (1.41%) Sybase
7 1 (1.41%) Teradata