The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 543 539 541
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 37 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.062% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.77% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £585 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £463 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4833 4539 5336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.17% 9.05% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2297 2535
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 54
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.58 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £58.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%

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 11 July 2014.

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 23 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 11 July 2014. 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 -3 33 £528 -4.09% 2
South East - 21 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 15 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 13 £375 -
London -11 11 £550 -
City of London +23 2 £588 +2.17%
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
South West - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 35 (56.45%) TIBCO EMS
3 27 (43.55%) Oracle
4 20 (32.26%) Java
4 20 (32.26%) TIBCO iProcess
5 19 (30.65%) Workflow
6 14 (22.58%) TIBCO Hawk
7 13 (20.97%) UNIX
7 13 (20.97%) Finance
7 13 (20.97%) Spring
7 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
8 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.35%) SQL
8 12 (19.35%) SOA
9 11 (17.74%) JUnit
9 11 (17.74%) XML
10 10 (16.13%) Windows
10 10 (16.13%) Middleware
10 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.52%) Linux
11 9 (14.52%) Ant
11 9 (14.52%) Banking
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) Apache Camel
12 8 (12.90%) JRules
13 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
13 7 (11.29%) BizTalk Server

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (56.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (11.29%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (32.26%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (9.68%) Staffware
3 1 (1.61%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (11.29%) Spotfire
5 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.84%) Hazelcast
7 2 (3.23%) DB2
7 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JUnit
2 9 (14.52%) Ant
3 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.68%) Maven
4 6 (9.68%) ANTLR
4 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) PVCS
5 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) German Language
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) TIBCO Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) TIBCO Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) TIBCO Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) TIBCO Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Designer
10 1 (1.61%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) Spring
2 11 (17.74%) XML
3 10 (16.13%) Middleware
4 8 (12.90%) JRules
4 8 (12.90%) Apache Camel
5 6 (9.68%) MyBatis
5 6 (9.68%) XACML
5 6 (9.68%) Java EE
5 6 (9.68%) Web Services
5 6 (9.68%) JMS
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 4 (6.45%) .NET
7 4 (6.45%) XSLT
8 3 (4.84%) REST
8 3 (4.84%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.23%) J2EE
10 1 (1.61%) EJB
10 1 (1.61%) JSP
10 1 (1.61%) Servlets
10 1 (1.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.61%) Ontologies
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) UNIX
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
5 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Workflow
2 12 (19.35%) SOA
3 7 (11.29%) Analytics
3 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (9.68%) Information Security
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) Release Management
7 3 (4.84%) OO
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.23%) Use Case
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.61%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 6 (9.68%) VB
3 6 (9.68%) Python
3 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 27 (43.55%) Oracle
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Borland
7 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft