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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 605 596 596
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 36 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.79% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 13
Median daily rate £525 £350 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £475 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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
4344 4538 5002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 8.11% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2528 2824
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 50
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -38.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £62.05 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -21.54%

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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 35 £525 +50.00% 12
South East -11 19 £525 +58.49% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 11 £500 +53.84% 1
London -15 7 £555 +85.00% 4
Berkshire +1 5 £525 +10.52%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £304 -
North East - 5 £304 -
High Wycombe - 4 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £300 -
Surrey -2 3 £640 - 2
Luton - 3 £525 - 2
East of England - 3 £525 - 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £525 - 2
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £645 - 2
Marlow - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £525 -
City of London +44 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes -5 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £550 -
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
Birmingham - 1 £635 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £635 - 2

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 57 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 36 (63.16%) TIBCO EMS
3 24 (42.11%) Java
4 20 (35.09%) SOAP
5 15 (26.32%) Oracle
6 14 (24.56%) Finance
6 14 (24.56%) REST
7 13 (22.81%) TIBCO Hawk
7 13 (22.81%) Middleware
8 12 (21.05%) SOA
9 11 (19.30%) MQSeries
10 10 (17.54%) Linux
10 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
10 10 (17.54%) Axway
11 8 (14.04%) JBoss
11 8 (14.04%) XML
12 7 (12.28%) Web Services
12 7 (12.28%) EAI
12 7 (12.28%) Migration
13 6 (10.53%) StarTeam
13 6 (10.53%) Maven
13 6 (10.53%) Rendezvous
13 6 (10.53%) J2EE
13 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
13 6 (10.53%) JDBC
13 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
13 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
13 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
13 6 (10.53%) SDLC
14 5 (8.77%) Sonatype

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 11 (19.30%) MQSeries
2 8 (14.04%) JBoss
3 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.77%) Mule
4 5 (8.77%) Mule ESB
4 5 (8.77%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (5.26%) JCAPS
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (5.26%) Staffware
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.75%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SSL
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) 3G
4 1 (1.75%) GGSN
4 1 (1.75%) MGW
4 1 (1.75%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.75%) RNC
4 1 (1.75%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.77%) JasperReports
2 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 6 (10.53%) Maven
1 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
1 6 (10.53%) StarTeam
2 5 (8.77%) Ant
2 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.77%) SonarQube
2 5 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.75%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.75%) NuGet
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Front Office
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) TIBCO Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Architect
4 10 (17.54%) TIBCO Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Middleware Architect
5 6 (10.53%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) TIBCO Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Integration Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 4 (7.02%) TOGAF Architect
7 4 (7.02%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Designer
8 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 20 (35.09%) SOAP
3 14 (24.56%) REST
4 13 (22.81%) Middleware
5 8 (14.04%) XML
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
7 6 (10.53%) J2EE
7 6 (10.53%) JDBC
7 6 (10.53%) Rendezvous
8 5 (8.77%) EJB
8 5 (8.77%) JSP
8 5 (8.77%) Swing
9 4 (7.02%) XSD
10 3 (5.26%) .NET
10 3 (5.26%) Java EE
10 3 (5.26%) JMS
10 3 (5.26%) Spring
10 3 (5.26%) XSLT
11 2 (3.51%) CGI
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) SOA
2 10 (17.54%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.28%) EAI
3 7 (12.28%) Migration
4 6 (10.53%) SDLC
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) Service Design
7 3 (5.26%) B2B
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Java
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) XPath
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.75%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) COBOL
4 1 (1.75%) JCL
4 1 (1.75%) Korn
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.75%) HL7
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 15 (26.32%) Oracle
3 10 (17.54%) Axway
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Sonatype
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) webMethods
6 2 (3.51%) Talend
7 1 (1.75%) CA
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Velocent
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