The table below looks at the statistics 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 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 621 - 574
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 5 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.028%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.044% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £480 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 7 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 5 £480 -
Essex - 4 £480 -
East of England - 4 £480 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Ant
4 7 (50.00%) JDBC
4 7 (50.00%) Struts
4 7 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) AccuRev
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (42.86%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
5 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 6 (42.86%) TopLink
5 6 (42.86%) Checkstyle
5 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
5 6 (42.86%) JRules
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) JSP
5 6 (42.86%) Servlets
5 6 (42.86%) JUnit

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) DataStage
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) AccuRev
1 7 (50.00%) Ant
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) Checkstyle
2 6 (42.86%) FindBugs
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
2 6 (42.86%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (35.71%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.14%) JSP Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (50.00%) JDBC
3 7 (50.00%) Struts
3 7 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) JRules
4 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 6 (42.86%) Servlets
4 6 (42.86%) TopLink
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 6 (42.86%) System Testing
3 6 (42.86%) User Stories
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) COBIT
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) ISO27002
2 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Rally
3 4 (28.57%) Teradata