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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 573 563 518
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 36 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.035% 0.074%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £530 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
4325 4695 4370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.74% 8.60% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 2641 2227
Average daily rate £450 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 79
Average hourly rate £21.63 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.45% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.28 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

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 5 May 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 30 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 5 May 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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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 -8 34 £350 -33.96% 4
South East -11 18 £331 +10.41%
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £325 -
Milton Keynes +11 10 £325 -
London +10 9 £300 -45.45% 3
Berkshire -1 5 £475 +58.33%
North West - 4 £401 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Warrington - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
City of London +8 1 £350 -39.13% 1
South West +5 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £401 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Street - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 82 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 36 (43.90%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) TIBCO EMS
3 28 (34.15%) Linux
4 27 (32.93%) Oracle
5 25 (30.49%) SOA
6 22 (26.83%) SQL
6 22 (26.83%) UNIX
7 19 (23.17%) Finance
8 18 (21.95%) Windows
9 15 (18.29%) TIBCO Hawk
10 14 (17.07%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.63%) Rendezvous
13 11 (13.41%) TIBCO iProcess
13 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.20%) AIX
15 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
15 9 (10.98%) DB2
15 9 (10.98%) SAP
15 9 (10.98%) Banking
15 9 (10.98%) REST
16 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
16 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
16 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
16 8 (9.76%) Middleware
16 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
16 8 (9.76%) Web Services
17 7 (8.54%) XML

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 14 (17.07%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 4 (4.88%) JBoss
3 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.88%) NetWeaver
3 4 (4.88%) Tuxedo
4 3 (3.66%) SugarCRM
4 3 (3.66%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.44%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.88%) Staffware
3 3 (3.66%) Exstream
4 2 (2.44%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) DB2
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.32%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Spotfire
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (4.88%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 4 (4.88%) Subversion
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Ant
2 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.44%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) ANTLR
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.44%) VisualVM
3 2 (2.44%) YourKit
3 2 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Billing
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Architect
3 19 (23.17%) TIBCO Developer
4 11 (13.41%) TIBCO Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) TIBCO Architect
5 7 (8.54%) TIBCO Specialist
6 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.32%) TIBCO Support
7 5 (6.10%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.90%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (14.63%) Rendezvous
3 9 (10.98%) REST
4 8 (9.76%) Middleware
4 8 (9.76%) Web Services
5 7 (8.54%) XML
5 7 (8.54%) SOAP
5 7 (8.54%) Spring
6 6 (7.32%) J2EE
7 5 (6.10%) JMS
8 4 (4.88%) BAPI
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (3.66%) Java EE
9 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.66%) Dojo
9 3 (3.66%) JDBC
10 2 (2.44%) XSL
10 2 (2.44%) XSLT
10 2 (2.44%) WSDL
10 2 (2.44%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) GIS
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) UNIX
3 18 (21.95%) Windows
4 10 (12.20%) AIX
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Solaris
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) SOA
2 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.32%) High Availability
4 5 (6.10%) UML
4 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
5 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.88%) BPMN
6 3 (3.66%) Information Architecture
6 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.66%) Process Improvement
6 3 (3.66%) ITIL
6 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.66%) Project Management
6 3 (3.66%) CRM
6 3 (3.66%) EAI
6 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.66%) Scrum
6 3 (3.66%) Data Management
7 2 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.88%) VB
6 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) Korn
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.66%) TeamSite
4 2 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 27 (32.93%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) SAP
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) IBM
6 5 (6.10%) VMware
7 4 (4.88%) Infor
8 3 (3.66%) Remedy
8 3 (3.66%) ESRI
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (1.22%) Informatica
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