Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 804 803
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -35
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 50 46 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.048% 0.069%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.67% 0.57% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 32
UK median daily rate £501 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £412 £327 £300
90th Percentile £635 £637 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -0.45% +25.00% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 7,447 8,082 8,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 8.49% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,419 4,908 4,918
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.23% -2.98%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 80 127
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -33.33% +21.01%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.80 £14.23
90th Percentile £50.00 £65.25 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £24.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.21% -33.33% +50.00%

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 18 February 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 10 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 18 February 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
UK excluding London +2 33 £498 -0.45%
England -21 32 £550 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 15 £450 -
London -36 14 £550 +4.76% 2
South East -20 11 £575 -4.17%
Midlands +14 7 £550 +83.33%
West Midlands - 4 £550 -
North of England +27 3 £550 +54.93%
East Midlands +1 3 £501 +66.83%
Yorkshire - 3 £550 -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 50 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 22 (44.00%) SOA
2 22 (44.00%) JMS
2 22 (44.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 19 (38.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 18 (36.00%) Rendezvous
5 14 (28.00%) TIBCO Hawk
5 14 (28.00%) HTTP
6 13 (26.00%) Finance
6 13 (26.00%) Linux
7 12 (24.00%) EAI
7 12 (24.00%) SOAP
7 12 (24.00%) XML
7 12 (24.00%) Unix
7 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Web Services
8 11 (22.00%) WSDL
9 10 (20.00%) B2B
9 10 (20.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) Maven
10 9 (18.00%) DevOps
10 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (16.00%) Middleware
11 8 (16.00%) Spring
12 7 (14.00%) Subversion
12 7 (14.00%) REST
12 7 (14.00%) Splunk

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 5 (10.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Synapse
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Kondor
2 2 (4.00%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) ANTLR
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (6.00%) Ant
5 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Back Office
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 12 (24.00%) TIBCO Consultant
4 10 (20.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
5 8 (16.00%) Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Designer
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) TIBCO Architect
7 4 (8.00%) TIBCO Specialist
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SOA Architect
8 3 (6.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) JMS
1 22 (44.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 18 (36.00%) Rendezvous
3 12 (24.00%) SOAP
3 12 (24.00%) XML
4 11 (22.00%) Web Services
4 11 (22.00%) WSDL
5 8 (16.00%) Middleware
5 8 (16.00%) Spring
6 7 (14.00%) REST
7 6 (12.00%) XSLT
8 4 (8.00%) .NET
8 4 (8.00%) Apache Thrift
8 4 (8.00%) MyBatis
9 3 (6.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.00%) JSON
9 3 (6.00%) Kafka
9 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) TM Forum
3 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) SOA
2 12 (24.00%) EAI
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (20.00%) B2B
5 9 (18.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Open Source
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.00%) Loose Coupling
8 3 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 4 (8.00%) AWK
7 3 (6.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Korn
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (6.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Splunk
4 6 (12.00%) Sybase
5 4 (8.00%) Dynatrace
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
6 3 (6.00%) EMC
6 3 (6.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 3 (6.00%) JD Edwards
6 3 (6.00%) Misys
6 3 (6.00%) NetApp
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.00%) Reuters
7 2 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter