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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 597 620 595
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 23 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.067% 0.073%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 0.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 26
Median daily rate £425 £400 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -18.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £370 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £429 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
4258 4605 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.61% 8.32% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2660 2588 3089
Median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 85 43
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.36 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.06% +43.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.49 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £52.47 £73.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-40.64% +61.45%

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 3 December 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 18 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 3 December 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 -3 21 £375 -6.25%
London -12 7 £525 +23.52%
North East - 5 £355 -
South East +17 4 £555 +38.75%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £355 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £355 -
East of England - 3 £438 -
Luton - 3 £438 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £438 -
Scotland +11 2 £475 +26.83%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £555 -
Edinburgh - 2 £475 -
Hampshire +22 1 - -
Milton Keynes +11 1 £600 -
Basingstoke +3 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £510 -
Surrey - 1 - -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 44 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
5 16 (36.36%) Middleware
5 16 (36.36%) SOA
6 12 (27.27%) XML
6 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.00%) IBM
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
9 9 (20.45%) Web Services
9 9 (20.45%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
10 8 (18.18%) SOAP
10 8 (18.18%) Windows
10 8 (18.18%) EAI
10 8 (18.18%) Rendezvous
10 8 (18.18%) TIBCO Hawk
10 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
12 6 (13.64%) Linux
12 6 (13.64%) JBoss
12 6 (13.64%) .NET
12 6 (13.64%) DB2
12 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
12 6 (13.64%) DevOps
13 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.36%) CA Gen
13 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.36%) WildFly

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 8 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 5 (11.36%) Tuxedo
3 5 (11.36%) WildFly
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.27%) Mule
7 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) DB2
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.55%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.55%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) CA Gen
2 3 (6.82%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.27%) JMeter
4 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
1 18 (40.91%) TIBCO Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) TIBCO Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior TIBCO Developer
6 3 (6.82%) TIBCO Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 2 (4.55%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 16 (36.36%) Middleware
3 12 (27.27%) XML
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) Rendezvous
5 8 (18.18%) SOAP
6 6 (13.64%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) J2EE
7 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 3 (6.82%) JMS
8 3 (6.82%) JSON
8 3 (6.82%) REST
9 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (4.55%) Node.js
10 1 (2.27%) Java EE
10 1 (2.27%) Spring
10 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.27%) WSDL
10 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) DataPower
3 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) DTCC
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) AIX
3 5 (11.36%) HPUX
3 5 (11.36%) MVS
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.36%) zOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) SOA
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) EAI
4 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) B2B
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Logistics
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) High Availability
8 3 (6.82%) Open Source
8 3 (6.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.82%) SDLC
8 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 18 (40.91%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) CA
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) Siebel
6 2 (4.55%) Sonatype
6 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (4.55%) Teradata
7 1 (2.27%) Axway
7 1 (2.27%) BEA
7 1 (2.27%) Green Hat
7 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.27%) Progress
7 1 (2.27%) webMethods