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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
UK
Rank 579 583 555
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 18 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.077% 0.096%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 0.93% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 23
Median daily rate £488 £425 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £405 £436
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -7.09%
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
3873 4196 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.65% 8.26% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2428 2832
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 34
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.05 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 15 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +7 13 £588 +38.23%
South East +7 6 £600 +50.00%
Scotland +28 5 £475 +26.83%
Edinburgh - 5 £475 -
London +4 4 £588 +30.55%
Berkshire +13 3 - -
Maidenhead -1 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £600 -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Basingstoke +6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £300 -29.41%
Nottingham -2 1 £300 -29.41%
East Midlands -3 1 £300 -29.41%
Camberley - 1 £600 -
Egham - 1 - -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 13 (32.50%) SOA
5 12 (30.00%) Middleware
5 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (25.00%) SOAP
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 8 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.00%) DevOps
9 6 (15.00%) High Availability
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (15.00%) Rendezvous
9 6 (15.00%) TIBCO Hawk
9 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (15.00%) SQL
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) JBoss
10 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 5 (12.50%) Tuxedo
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) AIX
10 5 (12.50%) HPUX
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) DB2

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 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) Tuxedo
2 5 (12.50%) WildFly
3 4 (10.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Mule
6 1 (2.50%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) DB2
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) CA Gen
2 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) ANTLR
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) TIBCO Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) TIBCO Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 3 (7.50%) TIBCO Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior TIBCO Developer
7 2 (5.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) Middleware
1 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (25.00%) SOAP
3 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) Rendezvous
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) JMS
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
8 1 (2.50%) Drools
8 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (2.50%) Java EE
8 1 (2.50%) JDBC
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) WSDL
8 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) AIX
2 5 (12.50%) HPUX
2 5 (12.50%) MVS
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.50%) zOS
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) SOA
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) High Availability
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) EAI
5 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) B2B
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 3 (7.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) SDLC
7 2 (5.00%) SFIA
7 2 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) CA
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Mashery
5 1 (2.50%) Axway
5 1 (2.50%) BEA
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.50%) Progress
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) webMethods