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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Builders WebFOCUS
Rank 585 565 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing WebFOCUS 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.026% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - -
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 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
11623 11761 11059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 22.75% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7733 7234 6685
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 £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 274 289
Average hourly rate £34.75 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £13.84 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 5 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 17 December 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 -25 3 £375 +11.11%
South East - 1 - -
Brighton - - - -
London - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

WebFOCUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Cognos
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Teradata
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SSADM
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (20.00%) Informatica
5 1 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (20.00%) DataStage
5 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

WebFOCUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio