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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
Rank 575 548 553
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 40 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.040% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.85% 0.46% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4697 4615 5376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.18% 8.82% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2488 2713
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 102
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.09 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% -45.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 22 October 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 8 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 22 October 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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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 35 £501 -11.02% 2
London +32 28 £501 -11.02% 1
City of London +25 10 £525 +2.48%
Glasgow -4 5 £388 +29.16%
Scotland -8 5 £388 +29.16%
South East - 3 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 75 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 30 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 27 (36.00%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) XML
5 22 (29.33%) Oracle
6 21 (28.00%) UNIX
6 21 (28.00%) TIBCO iProcess
7 19 (25.33%) SQL
8 18 (24.00%) Finance
9 15 (20.00%) Workflow
10 13 (17.33%) Spring
10 13 (17.33%) JMS
10 13 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (14.67%) Linux
11 11 (14.67%) .NET
11 11 (14.67%) Web Services
11 11 (14.67%) SOAP
11 11 (14.67%) TIBCO Hawk
11 11 (14.67%) Middleware
12 10 (13.33%) Banking
12 10 (13.33%) Windows
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.00%) Subversion
13 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
13 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (10.67%) SOA
15 7 (9.33%) HTTP

BusinessWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 30 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (9.33%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.33%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.33%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Windchill
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (28.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (6.67%) Staffware
3 2 (2.67%) Endur
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.33%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.33%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.33%) DB2
3 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Spotfire
4 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.00%) Hazelcast
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Ant
3 3 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.67%) PVCS
5 1 (1.33%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) German Language
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) TIBCO Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) TIBCO Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) TIBCO Specialist
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) VBA Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) XML
2 13 (17.33%) Spring
2 13 (17.33%) JMS
3 11 (14.67%) .NET
3 11 (14.67%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) SOAP
3 11 (14.67%) Middleware
4 7 (9.33%) FpML
5 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.00%) WebSockets
6 3 (4.00%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) BSON
6 3 (4.00%) XSLT
6 3 (4.00%) J2EE
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.67%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.33%) WCF
8 1 (1.33%) WSDL
8 1 (1.33%) Struts
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Open Source
1 3 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) UNIX
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 10 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) HPUX
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Workflow
2 13 (17.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.67%) SOA
5 7 (9.33%) TDD
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Analytics
8 4 (5.33%) Release Management
9 3 (4.00%) Use Case
9 3 (4.00%) Test Management
9 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) EAI
9 3 (4.00%) Scrum
9 3 (4.00%) Service Management
10 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.67%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.67%) VB
5 5 (6.67%) C#
6 4 (5.33%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) PL/1
7 3 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.33%) XPath
8 1 (1.33%) COBOL
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 22 (29.33%) Oracle
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Sybase
5 6 (8.00%) IBM
5 6 (8.00%) Informatica
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.67%) OpenLink
8 2 (2.67%) Perforce
8 2 (2.67%) Borland
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
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