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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 590 588
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 18 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.10% 0.098%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.46% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 14
Median daily rate £625 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +35.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £369
% change year-on-year - +42.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 3940 4426 4848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.21% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2709 2761
Median daily rate £475 £429 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.78% -2.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 51
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

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 22 June 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 14 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 22 June 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 +9 17 £675 +28.57% 1
South East -8 7 - -
Milton Keynes -12 7 - -
Buckinghamshire -30 7 - -
London +7 4 £675 +22.72% 1
City of London +5 3 £675 +35.67%
Bristol - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
East of England -6 1 £725 +38.09%
Scotland - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £725 -
Edinburgh - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 48 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) SOAP
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 10 (20.83%) REST
8 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (14.58%) SOA
10 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
11 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 6 (12.50%) Python
11 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
12 5 (10.42%) Information Security
12 5 (10.42%) Spring
12 5 (10.42%) Maven
12 5 (10.42%) Banking
12 5 (10.42%) J2EE
12 5 (10.42%) JUnit
12 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
12 5 (10.42%) JMS
12 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (10.42%) High Availability
12 5 (10.42%) ANTLR
12 5 (10.42%) XACML
12 5 (10.42%) BPMN

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 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Staffware
1 1 (2.08%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.42%) ANTLR
3 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.42%) JUnit
3 5 (10.42%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 25 (52.08%) TIBCO Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) TIBCO Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) TIBCO Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) BPM Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
9 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Lead Designer
9 2 (4.17%) TIBCO Architect
9 2 (4.17%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 2 (4.17%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) SOAP
2 10 (20.83%) REST
2 10 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) Apache Thrift
4 5 (10.42%) Drools
4 5 (10.42%) J2EE
4 5 (10.42%) JMS
4 5 (10.42%) MyBatis
4 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 5 (10.42%) XACML
5 4 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (4.17%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) Node.js
8 1 (2.08%) OAuth
8 1 (2.08%) RESTful
8 1 (2.08%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) FMCG
1 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) SOA
3 5 (10.42%) BPMN
3 5 (10.42%) High Availability
3 5 (10.42%) Information Security
3 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) BDD
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Mashery
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Solace
5 1 (2.08%) VMware