The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessWorks skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 559 539 513
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 40 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.060% 0.059%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.91% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
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£400 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.31% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4419 4467 4152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2429 2096
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

BusinessWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +5 40 £400 -21.90% 4
London -7 9 £350 -31.70% 3
South East -26 9 £325 +8.33% 1
City of London +14 1 £350 -30.86% 1
Aldershot +10 1 - -
Hampshire -12 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 85 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 37 (43.53%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) TIBCO EMS
3 32 (37.65%) Linux
4 28 (32.94%) Oracle
5 27 (31.76%) UNIX
6 25 (29.41%) SOA
7 19 (22.35%) Finance
7 19 (22.35%) SQL
8 18 (21.18%) TIBCO iProcess
9 17 (20.00%) Windows
10 14 (16.47%) TIBCO Hawk
10 14 (16.47%) SAP
11 13 (15.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.76%) Rendezvous
13 10 (11.76%) AIX
13 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
13 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
13 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.59%) DB2
14 9 (10.59%) SOAP
14 9 (10.59%) Web Services
14 9 (10.59%) Banking
14 9 (10.59%) Spring
15 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
15 8 (9.41%) XML
15 8 (9.41%) J2EE
15 8 (9.41%) REST

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (43.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (15.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 10 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.88%) JBoss
5 4 (4.71%) NetWeaver
5 4 (4.71%) Tuxedo
5 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.53%) SugarCRM
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (3.53%) TeamSite
6 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.53%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (21.18%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (3.53%) Exstream
4 1 (1.18%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.18%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) DB2
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.06%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.35%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.53%) Ant
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.18%) YourKit
5 1 (1.18%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.18%) JUnit
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Front Office
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) TIBCO Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Architect
4 16 (18.82%) Consultant
4 16 (18.82%) TIBCO Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) TIBCO Specialist
5 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.06%) TIBCO Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.53%) TIBCO Support
9 3 (3.53%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Rendezvous
2 9 (10.59%) SOAP
2 9 (10.59%) Web Services
2 9 (10.59%) Spring
3 8 (9.41%) XML
3 8 (9.41%) J2EE
3 8 (9.41%) REST
4 6 (7.06%) Middleware
4 6 (7.06%) JMS
5 4 (4.71%) BAPI
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (3.53%) Java EE
6 3 (3.53%) Dojo
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (3.53%) JDBC
6 3 (3.53%) FpML
6 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.35%) XSL
7 2 (2.35%) XSLT
7 2 (2.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) GIS
3 2 (2.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) UNIX
3 17 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (11.76%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.53%) Solaris
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) SOA
2 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.06%) Scrum
4 6 (7.06%) High Availability
5 5 (5.88%) UML
5 5 (5.88%) Migration
5 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.71%) EAI
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.53%) BPMN
7 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.53%) Information Architecture
7 3 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.53%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.53%) ITIL
7 3 (3.53%) CRM
7 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.06%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.35%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 28 (32.94%) Oracle
3 14 (16.47%) SAP
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.88%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) Infor
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) ESRI
8 2 (2.35%) Informatica
8 2 (2.35%) Sybase
9 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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