The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 618 606
Rank change year-on-year +47 -12  
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 25 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.055% 0.065%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.63% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 12
Median daily rate £475 £500 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +34.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £398
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.78%  
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3950 4420 4685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.38% 7.91% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2715 2599
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 42 32
Median hourly rate £36.25 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.42% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.55 £60.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +37.34% -14.06%  

BusinessWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

BusinessWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessWorks in the UK

BusinessWorks
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessWorks over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessWorks in the UK

BusinessWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessWorks in the UK

BusinessWorks
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
England +24 16 £550 +10.00% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £475 - 1
Scotland - 9 £475 - 1
South East +10 7 £615 +17.14%
Surrey - 5 £615 -
Camberley - 4 - -
London +20 3 £750 +46.34% 2
South West - 2 £550 -
Bristol - 2 £550 -
Berkshire +21 1 - -
Milton Keynes -3 1 - -
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
City of London -10 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 with a requirement for BusinessWorks.

1 42 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) Java
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 9 (21.43%) Web Services
6 9 (21.43%) SQL
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) SOA
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.05%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (16.67%) REST
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (14.29%) XACML
9 6 (14.29%) ANTLR
9 6 (14.29%) BPMN
9 6 (14.29%) Drools
9 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (14.29%) Spring
9 6 (14.29%) Maven
9 6 (14.29%) JUnit
9 6 (14.29%) J2EE
9 6 (14.29%) SOAP
9 6 (14.29%) Python
9 6 (14.29%) JMS
9 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 6 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
9 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 6 (14.29%) MyBatis
9 6 (14.29%) Apache Thrift

BusinessWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.38%) Staffware
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) ANTLR
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) TIBCO Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) TIBCO Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) BPM Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior TIBCO Developer
9 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Architect
9 2 (4.76%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 2 (4.76%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) TIBCO EMS
3 7 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (14.29%) Apache Thrift
4 6 (14.29%) Drools
4 6 (14.29%) J2EE
4 6 (14.29%) JMS
4 6 (14.29%) MyBatis
4 6 (14.29%) SOAP
4 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) XACML
5 3 (7.14%) Rendezvous
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (2.38%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) Middleware
7 1 (2.38%) Node.js
7 1 (2.38%) WSDL
7 1 (2.38%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) FMCG
1 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) DataPower
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) SOA
3 6 (14.29%) BPMN
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 5 (11.90%) High Availability
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security
4 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.52%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) XPath
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Mashery
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Siebel
5 1 (2.38%) Solace
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
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