Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 895 838
Rank change year-on-year +145 -57 +16
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 37 21 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.020% 0.062%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.62% 0.32% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 41
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -18.18% +27.17%
10th Percentile £391 £331 £430
90th Percentile £509 £695 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +22.70%
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 5,952 6,644 8,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.41% 6.30% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,554 3,874 5,018
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 94 86
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £57.90 £69.08 £60.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +34.62% +9.47% -25.72%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +137 36 £438 -2.78% 3
London +129 31 £469 -6.25% 2
UK excluding London +73 5 £400 -11.11% 1
South East +62 4 £400 -13.51% 1
Scotland +30 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 37 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 28 (75.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (56.76%) Finance
4 20 (54.05%) Unix
5 19 (51.35%) XSD
5 19 (51.35%) JSON
6 18 (48.65%) XML
7 17 (45.95%) Linux
7 17 (45.95%) SOA
8 16 (43.24%) SOAP
9 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (37.84%) DevOps
11 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
11 13 (35.14%) SAP
11 13 (35.14%) HTTP
12 12 (32.43%) Java
12 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
13 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
13 11 (29.73%) BMC
13 11 (29.73%) Control-M
14 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
14 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (27.03%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (24.32%) Banking
15 9 (24.32%) QA
16 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
16 8 (21.62%) TDD
16 8 (21.62%) Cadence

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 7 (18.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Apigee
1 3 (8.11%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) TIBCO Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) TIBCO Consultant
4 9 (24.32%) Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Integration Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Integration Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Software Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) TIBCO Support
7 4 (10.81%) Support Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Middleware Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) TIBCO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) TIBCO EMS
2 19 (51.35%) JSON
2 19 (51.35%) XSD
3 18 (48.65%) XML
4 16 (43.24%) SOAP
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) Swagger
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware
6 3 (8.11%) XSL
7 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) HTML
7 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.70%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) React
8 1 (2.70%) WSDL
8 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Unix
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) SOA
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) DevOps
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
5 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
6 10 (27.03%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (21.62%) BDD
8 8 (21.62%) Community of Practice
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) EAI
9 4 (10.81%) UML
10 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (5.41%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (5.41%) Release Automation
11 2 (5.41%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) XPath
5 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.11%) XQuery
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCTS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.41%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Control-M
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Salt
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 13 (35.14%) SAP
3 11 (29.73%) BMC
4 8 (21.62%) Cadence
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Axway