Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 824 807
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 -17
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 45 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.064% 0.075%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.58% 0.81% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 23
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £438 £451 £280
90th Percentile £763 £624 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £334
% change year-on-year -9.52% +57.30% -16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK 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 7729 8632 9341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.02% 7.95% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4466 5125 5155
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 95 109
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% -30.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.26 £69.07 £60.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

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 August 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 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 August 2017. 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 +21 39 £600 +14.29%
UK excluding London +39 31 £475 -9.52%
South East +1 19 £500 -4.76%
London +4 12 £650 +18.18%
Scotland - 6 £475 -
South West - 3 - -
North of England +65 2 £425 -16.26%
North West +25 1 £400 -21.18%
East of England -11 1 £725 +38.10%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 45 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 16 (35.56%) SOAP
3 14 (31.11%) Finance
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) TIBCO EMS
5 12 (26.67%) Java
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle
6 10 (22.22%) Linux
6 10 (22.22%) JMS
6 10 (22.22%) SOA
7 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 9 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 8 (17.78%) REST
8 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
9 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (15.56%) Maven
9 7 (15.56%) XML
9 7 (15.56%) Middleware
10 6 (13.33%) Rendezvous
10 6 (13.33%) XSLT
10 6 (13.33%) Banking
10 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.11%) Spring
11 5 (11.11%) JUnit
11 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
11 5 (11.11%) IBM

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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Kondor
1 1 (2.22%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Maven
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) ANTLR
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 25 (55.56%) TIBCO Developer
3 9 (20.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
7 3 (6.67%) TIBCO Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (4.44%) EAI Architect
8 2 (4.44%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Messaging Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Supply Chain Architect
9 1 (2.22%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 1 (2.22%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) SOAP
2 13 (28.89%) TIBCO EMS
3 10 (22.22%) JMS
4 9 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (17.78%) REST
6 7 (15.56%) Middleware
6 7 (15.56%) XML
7 6 (13.33%) Rendezvous
7 6 (13.33%) XSLT
8 5 (11.11%) Spring
9 4 (8.89%) Apache Thrift
9 4 (8.89%) Drools
9 4 (8.89%) MyBatis
9 4 (8.89%) XACML
9 4 (8.89%) XSD
10 3 (6.67%) HTML
10 3 (6.67%) J2EE
10 3 (6.67%) WSDL
11 2 (4.44%) HTML5
11 2 (4.44%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) FMCG
1 2 (4.44%) Robotics
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (8.89%) BPMN
3 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) UML
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.67%) RUP
4 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.44%) EAI
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Python
3 4 (8.89%) XPath
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) AWK
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) BEA
4 2 (4.44%) Blue Prism
4 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Mashery
5 1 (2.22%) Misys
5 1 (2.22%) Solace
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase