The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BusinessWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 565 579
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 17 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 1.33% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 13
Median daily rate £675 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £369
% change year-on-year - +42.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessWorks is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3689 4132 4388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.58% 8.36% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2202 2569 2611
Median daily rate £475 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -3.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 41
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +18.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.85 £99.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

BusinessWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BusinessWorks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessWorks in England

BusinessWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessWorks in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessWorks in England

BusinessWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessWorks in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessWorks in England

BusinessWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessWorks in England

BusinessWorks
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -21 7 - -
London -3 4 £675 +22.72% 1
South West - 3 - -
East of England -8 1 £725 +38.09%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
BusinessWorks
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BusinessWorks.

1 36 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) REST
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) Python
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.89%) Spring
7 5 (13.89%) Maven
7 5 (13.89%) Information Security
7 5 (13.89%) JUnit
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
7 5 (13.89%) JMS
7 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (13.89%) MyBatis
7 5 (13.89%) Apache Thrift
7 5 (13.89%) Mashery
7 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.89%) BPMN

BusinessWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Staffware
1 1 (2.78%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) ANTLR
2 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.89%) JUnit
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) TIBCO Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 3 (8.33%) TIBCO Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) BPM Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Designer
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO Architect
6 2 (5.56%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Architect
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) REST
1 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 8 (22.22%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Thrift
3 5 (13.89%) Drools
3 5 (13.89%) JMS
3 5 (13.89%) MyBatis
3 5 (13.89%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) XACML
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) .NET
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) OAuth
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
6 1 (2.78%) Swagger
6 1 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) FMCG
1 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 5 (13.89%) BPMN
3 5 (13.89%) High Availability
3 5 (13.89%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) MiFID
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Mashery
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Solace
5 1 (2.78%) VMware