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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks (TIBCO BW)
UK
Rank 564 621 584
Rank change year-on-year +57 -37  
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 29 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.043% 0.076%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.75% 0.54% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
Median daily rate £488 £316 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.15% -25.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £273 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £308 £425
% change year-on-year +54.47% -27.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 3884 4247 4635
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.57% 7.98% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2342 2557 2578
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 39
Median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

BusinessWorks
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BusinessWorks as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessWorks in the UK

BusinessWorks
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessWorks.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessWorks in the UK

BusinessWorks
Top 17 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 19 £550 +73.91% 2
South East +25 11 £558 -
Scotland - 10 £475 -
Edinburgh - 10 £475 -
Surrey - 6 £615 -
Berkshire +28 5 £500 -
Maidenhead -2 5 £500 -
Camberley - 5 - -
London +28 3 £663 +47.22% 2
Bristol - 2 £550 -
South West - 2 £550 -
City of London +4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -

BusinessWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 54 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) Oracle
4 17 (31.48%) Finance
5 14 (25.93%) TIBCO EMS
5 14 (25.93%) Web Services
6 13 (24.07%) Linux
7 12 (22.22%) SOA
8 10 (18.52%) Middleware
8 10 (18.52%) SOAP
8 10 (18.52%) DevOps
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
10 8 (14.81%) SQL
10 8 (14.81%) JBoss
10 8 (14.81%) REST
10 8 (14.81%) High Availability
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (12.96%) JMS
11 7 (12.96%) Rendezvous
12 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
12 6 (11.11%) Python
12 6 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.11%) J2EE
12 6 (11.11%) JUnit
12 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
12 6 (11.11%) Spring
12 6 (11.11%) Maven

BusinessWorks
Top Related 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 8 (14.81%) JBoss
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (9.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 5 (9.26%) Tuxedo
4 5 (9.26%) WildFly
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) DB2
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) ANTLR
1 6 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.11%) JUnit
1 6 (11.11%) Maven
2 5 (9.26%) CA Gen
2 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) TIBCO Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) TIBCO Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 4 (7.41%) TIBCO Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
8 3 (5.56%) TIBCO Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) BPM Designer
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) TIBCO EMS
1 14 (25.93%) Web Services
2 10 (18.52%) Middleware
2 10 (18.52%) SOAP
3 8 (14.81%) REST
4 7 (12.96%) JMS
4 7 (12.96%) Rendezvous
5 6 (11.11%) Apache Thrift
5 6 (11.11%) Drools
5 6 (11.11%) J2EE
5 6 (11.11%) MyBatis
5 6 (11.11%) Spring
5 6 (11.11%) XACML
6 4 (7.41%) XML
7 3 (5.56%) JSON
7 3 (5.56%) RESTful
8 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.85%) WSDL
9 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) DataPower
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) AIX
2 5 (9.26%) HPUX
2 5 (9.26%) MVS
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
2 5 (9.26%) zOS
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) SOA
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps
4 8 (14.81%) High Availability
5 6 (11.11%) BPMN
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security
6 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.41%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) EAI
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Open Source
8 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) CA
3 5 (9.26%) Mashery
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) BEA
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Siebel
5 1 (1.85%) Solace
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) Teradata
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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