The first table below looks at the demand for WebFOCUS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebFOCUS 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 571 568 579
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.081% 0.019% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£618 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11119 10768 11675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 6501 6857
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 223 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.46 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

WebFOCUS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebFOCUS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

WebFOCUS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebFOCUS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebFOCUS within the UK.

WebFOCUS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebFOCUS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebFOCUS within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

WebFOCUS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebFOCUS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebFOCUS within the UK.

WebFOCUS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebFOCUS
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebFOCUS 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 9 £618 +76.42%
London -1 3 £675 +92.85%
City of London +24 1 £650 +85.71%
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS.

1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Teradata
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
7 2 (18.18%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Vermilion
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Back Office
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebFOCUS 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 WebFOCUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (9.09%) DataStage
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) SSADM
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Teradata
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Vermilion
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos