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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
UK / England
Rank 558 589 551
Rank change year-on-year +31 -38  
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 19 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.047% 0.084%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.54% 0.60% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 14
Median daily rate £550 £316 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% -25.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £273 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £308 £425
% change year-on-year +54.47% -27.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 3536 3863 4136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.57% 7.94% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2161 2364 2405
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 38
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +22 11 £558 -
London +11 3 £663 +47.22% 2
South West - 2 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £400 -
BusinessWorks
UK

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Oracle
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 12 (30.00%) SOA
6 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (27.50%) Web Services
8 10 (25.00%) Middleware
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) REST
10 8 (20.00%) High Availability
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) JMS
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
12 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (15.00%) MyBatis
12 6 (15.00%) Apache Thrift
12 6 (15.00%) ITIL
12 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
12 6 (15.00%) JUnit
12 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
12 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
12 6 (15.00%) Python
12 6 (15.00%) Spring
12 6 (15.00%) Maven
12 6 (15.00%) XACML
12 6 (15.00%) ANTLR
12 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture

BusinessWorks
Top Related 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 (17.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 5 (12.50%) Tuxedo
3 5 (12.50%) WildFly
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.50%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
2 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.50%) DB2
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) ANTLR
1 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (15.00%) JUnit
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) TIBCO Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) TIBCO Architect
6 4 (10.00%) TIBCO Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Designer
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.50%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
7 3 (7.50%) TIBCO Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) BPM Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 10 (25.00%) Middleware
4 8 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (17.50%) JMS
6 6 (15.00%) Apache Thrift
6 6 (15.00%) Drools
6 6 (15.00%) MyBatis
6 6 (15.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) XACML
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (10.00%) Rendezvous
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) RESTful
10 2 (5.00%) .NET
11 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (2.50%) Node.js
11 1 (2.50%) WSDL
11 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) AIX
2 5 (12.50%) HPUX
2 5 (12.50%) MVS
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.50%) zOS
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) SOA
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) BPMN
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) EAI
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) CA
3 5 (12.50%) Mashery
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) BEA
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Siebel
5 1 (2.50%) Solace
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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