Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 789 802
Rank change year-on-year -39 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 25 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.043% 0.077%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.41% 0.53% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 51
England median daily rate £480 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.52% +9.52% +32.91%
10th Percentile £399 £440 £304
90th Percentile £575 £763 £618
UK median daily rate £475 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -

BusinessWorks is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,164 7,191 8,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.49% 8.20% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,648 4,212 4,863
England median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.76% -2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £663 £640 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 89
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +15.38% +15.56%
10th Percentile £11.05 £13.30 £10.23
90th Percentile £51.00 £57.90 £99.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -22.48% +17.27% +7.38%

BusinessWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BusinessWorks as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 9 £425 -37.04%
East of England +9 7 £525 -27.59%
South East -35 7 £480 -4.00%
Midlands - 2 £550 -
North of England -21 1 £550 +29.41%
Yorkshire -22 1 £550 +22.22%
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
BusinessWorks
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for BusinessWorks.

1 25 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) SOA
4 12 (48.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 11 (44.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Unix
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) TIBCO Hawk
7 8 (32.00%) Middleware
7 8 (32.00%) REST
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (28.00%) Rendezvous
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) JSON
9 6 (24.00%) Mashery
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) BladeLogic
10 4 (16.00%) TIBCO iProcess
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (16.00%) RESTful
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) J2EE
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) Apache
10 4 (16.00%) Python
10 4 (16.00%) HTTP
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP

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 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 4 (16.00%) TIBCO Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Support
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) TIBCO Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 8 (32.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) Rendezvous
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) JMS
5 4 (16.00%) RESTful
5 4 (16.00%) WSDL
6 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (12.00%) Kafka
6 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) Node.js
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) TM Forum
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
1 9 (36.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Fedora
3 2 (8.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (16.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Grafana
3 1 (4.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Mashery
4 4 (16.00%) BMC
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Remedy
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Capita
6 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
6 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) Siebel
6 2 (8.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) webMethods
6 2 (8.00%) WSO2
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) VMware