Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 765 866 808
Rank change year-on-year +101 -58 +26
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 58 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.92% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 15
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £398 £399 £453
90th Percentile £658 £618 £743
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +31.58% - -9.52%
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 6,331 6,612 7,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.01% 6.47% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,818 3,854 4,562
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 97 105
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £57.50 £59.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +70.73% -36.92% -9.72%

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 23 August 2019.

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 5 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 23 August 2019. 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 +100 56 £450 -7.22% 1
London +86 40 £415 -24.55%
UK excluding London +33 17 £625 +31.58% 2
South East +47 15 £625 +30.21%
Scotland +31 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 48 (82.76%) TIBCO EMS
3 29 (50.00%) Unix
4 27 (46.55%) XSD
4 27 (46.55%) SOA
5 26 (44.83%) XML
5 26 (44.83%) JSON
6 23 (39.66%) Finance
7 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (31.03%) SOAP
8 18 (31.03%) Java
8 18 (31.03%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) QA
9 14 (24.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 13 (22.41%) EAI
10 13 (22.41%) HTTP
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 13 (22.41%) SAP
10 13 (22.41%) DevOps
11 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (20.69%) Windows
11 12 (20.69%) Middleware
11 12 (20.69%) Banking
12 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
12 11 (18.97%) XPath
12 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (18.97%) Data Integration
12 11 (18.97%) BMC
12 11 (18.97%) Control-M

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 14 (24.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) Appian
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (13.79%) Apigee
3 1 (1.72%) AWS
3 1 (1.72%) GCP
3 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 3 (5.17%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
3 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (13.79%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) TIBCO Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Consultant
4 15 (25.86%) TIBCO Consultant
5 14 (24.14%) Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Architect
7 9 (15.52%) Integration Architect
8 8 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Analyst
8 8 (13.79%) Integration Developer
8 8 (13.79%) Software Analyst
8 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
8 8 (13.79%) TIBCO Support
9 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Support Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) Domain Architect
10 4 (6.90%) Middleware Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) TIBCO Architect
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (82.76%) TIBCO EMS
2 27 (46.55%) XSD
3 26 (44.83%) JSON
3 26 (44.83%) XML
4 18 (31.03%) SOAP
5 12 (20.69%) Middleware
6 10 (17.24%) Swagger
6 10 (17.24%) XSL
7 6 (10.34%) REST
8 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (5.17%) LDAP
10 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.45%) HTML
10 2 (3.45%) JMS
11 1 (1.72%) React
11 1 (1.72%) Spring
11 1 (1.72%) Web Services
11 1 (1.72%) WSDL
11 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) PKI
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.72%) DTCC
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Unix
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 12 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) SOA
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) DevOps
3 13 (22.41%) EAI
4 12 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Data Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.97%) UML
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 8 (13.79%) Community of Practice
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
9 7 (12.07%) Project Delivery
10 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
3 11 (18.97%) XPath
4 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 10 (17.24%) XQuery
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Control-M
2 3 (5.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (22.41%) SAP
3 11 (18.97%) BMC
3 11 (18.97%) IBM
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle
4 8 (13.79%) Cadence
5 3 (5.17%) Axway
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Sun