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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 522 533 498
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 49 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.053% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.08% 0.58% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Average daily rate
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£478 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.43% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £505 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
4531 4465 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.04% 9.14% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2309 1961
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -17.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +10 49 £478 +36.50% 3
London +30 21 £525 +5.00% 2
North West +7 10 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £425 - 1
City of London +18 4 £500 -
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 90 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 40 (44.44%) Java
3 35 (38.89%) TIBCO EMS
4 31 (34.44%) Linux
5 30 (33.33%) UNIX
5 30 (33.33%) Oracle
6 26 (28.89%) SOA
7 20 (22.22%) SQL
8 19 (21.11%) Finance
8 19 (21.11%) TIBCO iProcess
9 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
9 16 (17.78%) XML
10 15 (16.67%) JMS
10 15 (16.67%) Spring
11 13 (14.44%) Subversion
11 13 (14.44%) SOAP
11 13 (14.44%) SAP
12 12 (13.33%) Web Services
12 12 (13.33%) Windows
12 12 (13.33%) TIBCO Hawk
13 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.22%) Banking
13 11 (12.22%) WebLogic
14 10 (11.11%) Rendezvous
14 10 (11.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
15 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
15 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (8.89%) FpML
16 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
16 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (38.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (12.22%) WebLogic
3 10 (11.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.78%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.56%) NetWeaver
6 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.44%) Tuxedo
6 4 (4.44%) IIS
6 4 (4.44%) JBoss
7 3 (3.33%) TeamSite
8 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.22%) SugarCRM
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (21.11%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.33%) Exstream
5 2 (2.22%) Endur
6 1 (1.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 1 (1.11%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.56%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.11%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Subversion
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.44%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (1.11%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.11%) YourKit
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Front Office
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) German Language
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) TIBCO Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Architect
4 14 (15.56%) Consultant
4 14 (15.56%) TIBCO Consultant
5 12 (13.33%) TIBCO Specialist
6 11 (12.22%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Applications Architect
10 3 (3.33%) TIBCO Support
10 3 (3.33%) SOA Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Business Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) JMS
2 15 (16.67%) Spring
3 13 (14.44%) SOAP
4 12 (13.33%) Web Services
5 10 (11.11%) Rendezvous
6 8 (8.89%) FpML
7 7 (7.78%) REST
7 7 (7.78%) Middleware
7 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
7 7 (7.78%) .NET
7 7 (7.78%) J2EE
8 4 (4.44%) BAPI
9 3 (3.33%) Java EE
9 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.22%) WSDL
10 2 (2.22%) XML Schema
10 2 (2.22%) JDBC
10 2 (2.22%) XSL
10 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Data Conversion
2 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
2 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.11%) FMCG
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Linux
2 30 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (13.33%) Windows
4 7 (7.78%) AIX
5 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) SOA
2 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (7.78%) TDD
5 6 (6.67%) UML
5 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (4.44%) Migration
7 4 (4.44%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.44%) High Availability
8 3 (3.33%) BPMN
8 3 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (3.33%) C++
6 3 (3.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) XPath
8 1 (1.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) TIBCO Hawk
2 7 (7.78%) Control-M
3 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 30 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (14.44%) SAP
4 7 (7.78%) Sybase
4 7 (7.78%) Informatica
5 6 (6.67%) IBM
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.44%) BMC
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 4 (4.44%) Infor
7 3 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Perforce
8 2 (2.22%) OpenLink
9 1 (1.11%) ESRI
9 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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