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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 603 593 582
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 48 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.093% 0.066%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.08% 1.11% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 12
Median daily rate £525 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £306 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
+43.83% -8.17%
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
4432 4773 5456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.36% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2703 2853
Median daily rate £438 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 58 74
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.88% -26.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £50.08 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -22.41%

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 28 July 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 22 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 28 July 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 -6 48 £525 +40.00% 1
South East +17 27 £525 +86.66%
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £500 +66.66%
London +6 15 £550 +22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +12 6 - -
Surrey -2 6 £609 -
Berkshire +1 5 £525 +100.00%
North West - 3 £508 -
Camberley - 3 £579 -
Manchester - 3 £508 -
City of London +48 2 £498 +10.43%
Luton - 2 £525 -
Marlow - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £525 -
Leatherhead - 2 £645 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 £635 -
West Midlands - 1 £635 -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
High Wycombe - 1 £500 -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
Home Counties - 1 £440 -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 79 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 52 (65.82%) TIBCO EMS
3 32 (40.51%) Java
4 29 (36.71%) SOAP
5 27 (34.18%) Finance
6 25 (31.65%) REST
7 23 (29.11%) MQSeries
8 21 (26.58%) TOGAF
9 20 (25.32%) Axway
10 18 (22.78%) Oracle
11 17 (21.52%) Middleware
11 17 (21.52%) SOA
12 15 (18.99%) TIBCO Hawk
12 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
13 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
13 12 (15.19%) Linux
13 12 (15.19%) Maven
13 12 (15.19%) EAI
13 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
14 11 (13.92%) Web Services
14 11 (13.92%) Rendezvous
15 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
15 10 (12.66%) SoapUI
16 9 (11.39%) SonarQube
16 9 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
16 9 (11.39%) JasperReports
16 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
16 9 (11.39%) IBM
16 9 (11.39%) XML
17 8 (10.13%) Windows

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 (29.11%) MQSeries
2 8 (10.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.27%) Mule
5 1 (1.27%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Staffware
2 2 (2.53%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.27%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) SSL
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) 3G
3 1 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.27%) GGSN
3 1 (1.27%) MGW
3 1 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.27%) RNC
3 1 (1.27%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.39%) JasperReports
5 4 (5.06%) DB2
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
1 12 (15.19%) Maven
2 10 (12.66%) SoapUI
3 9 (11.39%) Eclipse
3 9 (11.39%) SonarQube
3 9 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (7.59%) StarTeam
5 5 (6.33%) Ant
6 3 (3.80%) ANTLR
6 3 (3.80%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) CA Gen
7 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 27 (34.18%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Architect
2 27 (34.18%) Developer
3 20 (25.32%) TIBCO Architect
4 18 (22.78%) TIBCO Developer
5 13 (16.46%) Integration Architect
6 10 (12.66%) Middleware Architect
6 10 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (11.39%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.86%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
11 5 (6.33%) TOGAF Architect
11 5 (6.33%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
12 4 (5.06%) EAI Architect
12 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
12 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
12 4 (5.06%) Senior TIBCO Developer
13 3 (3.80%) Analyst
13 3 (3.80%) J2EE Developer
13 3 (3.80%) TIBCO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) TIBCO EMS
2 29 (36.71%) SOAP
3 25 (31.65%) REST
4 17 (21.52%) Middleware
5 11 (13.92%) Rendezvous
5 11 (13.92%) Web Services
6 9 (11.39%) XML
7 6 (7.59%) JDBC
8 5 (6.33%) .NET
8 5 (6.33%) EJB
8 5 (6.33%) J2EE
8 5 (6.33%) JMS
8 5 (6.33%) JSP
8 5 (6.33%) Swing
9 4 (5.06%) Spring
10 3 (3.80%) Drools
10 3 (3.80%) MyBatis
10 3 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.80%) XACML
10 3 (3.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.27%) DataPower
3 1 (1.27%) DTCC
3 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) TOGAF
2 17 (21.52%) SOA
3 12 (15.19%) EAI
4 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.59%) Service Design
6 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
6 5 (6.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.06%) B2B
7 4 (5.06%) CRM
8 3 (3.80%) BPMN
8 3 (3.80%) ETRM
8 3 (3.80%) Logistics
8 3 (3.80%) SDLC
8 3 (3.80%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.53%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) COBOL
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) JCL
5 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.27%) PMP
Systems Management
1 15 (18.99%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
2 1 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 20 (25.32%) Axway
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) IBM
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.86%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Siebel
7 1 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Teradata
7 1 (1.27%) Velocent
7 1 (1.27%) webMethods