Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 803 827
Rank change year-on-year -42 +24 -40
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 39 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.049% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.55% 0.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 32
UK median daily rate £480 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £403 £423 £300
90th Percentile £575 £648 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £410
% change year-on-year +10.53% +15.85% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,068 7,733 8,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.99% 8.34% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,151 4,543 4,935
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -8.38% +28.05%
10th Percentile £10.12 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £55.85 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +95.83%

BusinessWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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 12 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 6 months to 20 April 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
England -29 31 £525 -4.55% 4
UK excluding London -31 26 £525 +10.53% 2
South East -21 10 £485 -19.17% 1
London -42 10 £425 -29.17% 2
East of England - 7 £525 - 1
Midlands 0 4 £550 +83.33%
Northern Ireland - 4 £455 -
North of England -9 3 £550 +29.41%
Yorkshire -14 3 £550 +22.22%
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Scotland -46 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 with a requirement for BusinessWorks.

1 39 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 25 (64.10%) SOA
3 18 (46.15%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) TIBCO EMS
4 14 (35.90%) TIBCO Hawk
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) REST
8 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (23.08%) Unix
8 9 (23.08%) Rendezvous
9 8 (20.51%) JMS
10 7 (17.95%) JSON
10 7 (17.95%) Middleware
10 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
10 7 (17.95%) WSDL
11 6 (15.38%) HTTP
11 6 (15.38%) EAI
11 6 (15.38%) Apache
11 6 (15.38%) SOAP
11 6 (15.38%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) DevOps
11 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.38%) Mashery
12 5 (12.82%) Kafka
12 5 (12.82%) Open Source
12 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (12.82%) ITIL
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server

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 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (7.69%) Apache Synapse
4 3 (7.69%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (5.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 3 (7.69%) Ant
3 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) ANTLR
4 1 (2.56%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) TIBCO Architect
3 8 (20.51%) TIBCO Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) TIBCO Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (12.82%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Support
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Security Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) SOA Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) TIBCO Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (25.64%) REST
3 9 (23.08%) Rendezvous
4 8 (20.51%) JMS
5 7 (17.95%) JSON
5 7 (17.95%) Middleware
5 7 (17.95%) WSDL
6 6 (15.38%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (12.82%) Kafka
7 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (10.26%) J2EE
8 4 (10.26%) RESTful
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 3 (7.69%) Velocity
9 3 (7.69%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) Node.js
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) Derivative
1 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (7.69%) TM Forum
2 1 (2.56%) CMDB
2 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) Fedora
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) SOA
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps
2 6 (15.38%) EAI
3 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Open Source
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) B2B
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Loose Coupling
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) ArchiMate
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (7.69%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Grafana
3 1 (2.56%) Kibana
3 1 (2.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Mashery
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Remedy
5 4 (10.26%) Splunk
6 3 (7.69%) BMC
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) F5
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) Twitter
6 3 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) Capita
7 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Siebel
7 2 (5.13%) Sun