Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 823 794
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29 -16
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 48 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.64% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 25
England median daily rate £575 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.05% +9.69% -5.88%
10th Percentile £474 £346 £325
90th Percentile £763 £629 £450
UK median daily rate £525 £439 £400
% change year-on-year +19.66% +9.69% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 7505 8164 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.32% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4533 4971 4950
England median daily rate £475 £445 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +6.82% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 91 118
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £26.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +17.83% -1.94%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.23 £11.78
90th Percentile £65.28 £99.00 £52.47
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -4.84% +8.77% -4.20%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
South East +17 21 £563 +3.35%
London -10 18 £675 +40.26% 1
Midlands - 4 £488 -
East Midlands - 3 £501 -
South West - 3 - -
East of England -21 1 £725 +65.71%
West Midlands - 1 £463 -
BusinessWorks
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 48 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 15 (31.25%) SOAP
5 15 (31.25%) XML
5 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 15 (31.25%) JMS
6 14 (29.17%) SQL
7 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.92%) XSLT
9 11 (22.92%) Maven
10 10 (20.83%) Spring
10 10 (20.83%) Middleware
11 9 (18.75%) Rendezvous
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle
11 9 (18.75%) SOA
11 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 8 (16.67%) JIRA
12 8 (16.67%) Solaris
12 8 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (14.58%) Unix
13 7 (14.58%) Sybase
13 7 (14.58%) Subversion
13 7 (14.58%) Banking
13 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
14 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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 8 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Kondor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Maven
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.67%) JIRA
4 7 (14.58%) Subversion
5 5 (10.42%) ANTLR
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.08%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.08%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.33%) Back Office
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.08%) French Language
6 1 (2.08%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) TIBCO Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Consultant
4 10 (20.83%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 10 (20.83%) TIBCO Consultant
5 9 (18.75%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Designer
7 4 (8.33%) TIBCO Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (4.17%) EAI Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 15 (31.25%) JMS
2 15 (31.25%) SOAP
2 15 (31.25%) XML
3 11 (22.92%) XSLT
4 10 (20.83%) Middleware
4 10 (20.83%) Spring
5 9 (18.75%) Rendezvous
6 6 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) Apache Thrift
7 5 (10.42%) MyBatis
7 5 (10.42%) REST
8 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
8 4 (8.33%) XSD
9 3 (6.25%) WSDL
10 2 (4.17%) J2EE
10 2 (4.17%) OC4J
10 2 (4.17%) RESTful
11 1 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (2.08%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Robotics
2 2 (4.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Solaris
3 7 (14.58%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.75%) SOA
4 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Change Management
6 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.33%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) EAI
8 3 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.42%) AWK
4 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) XPath
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 7 (14.58%) Sybase
4 4 (8.33%) Misys
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.17%) BEA
6 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Prism
6 2 (4.17%) Reuters
6 2 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.08%) Atlassian