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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 622 609 585
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.023% 0.059% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£600 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £240 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

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
13241 11948 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.48% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8690 7380 7206
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 179 204
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.45 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 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 28 August 2015. 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 -16 3 £600 +45.45%
East of England -1 2 - -
Essex -7 2 - -
London +18 1 £600 -7.69%
Brentwood -6 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) SSADM
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 9000
3 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (30.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (10.00%) FindBugs
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) Checkstyle
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Fraud Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) TopLink
3 1 (10.00%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) SSADM
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (30.00%) XMLA
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (10.00%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP