Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 843 836
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -26
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 60 35 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.034% 0.071%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.74% 0.41% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 30
UK median daily rate £550 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.17% +8.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £430 £337 £330
90th Percentile £751 £598 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +22.09% +1.88% -
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 8087 8610 9169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.83% 8.36% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 5164 5108
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £306 £303 £275
90th Percentile £650 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 92 137
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.60 £9.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.93 £99.00 £54.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.42% +10.71% -11.11%

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 14 December 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 11 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 14 December 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 -5 43 £550 +29.41% 1
UK excluding London +51 40 £498 +22.09% 1
South East +7 18 £563 +10.29% 1
London -12 17 £688 +44.74%
Northern Ireland - 15 £450 -
Midlands - 6 £550 -
East Midlands - 3 £501 -
West Midlands - 3 £550 -
North of England +41 2 £550 +54.93%
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
East of England -20 1 £725 +65.71%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 60 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 26 (43.33%) JMS
3 25 (41.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 23 (38.33%) SOA
5 20 (33.33%) SOAP
5 20 (33.33%) Rendezvous
6 18 (30.00%) Java
7 17 (28.33%) Web Services
8 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 15 (25.00%) XML
10 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 14 (23.33%) EAI
10 14 (23.33%) WSDL
10 14 (23.33%) TIBCO Hawk
11 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (18.33%) HTTP
13 11 (18.33%) Oracle
13 11 (18.33%) XSLT
13 11 (18.33%) Maven
14 10 (16.67%) Spring
14 10 (16.67%) B2B
15 9 (15.00%) Middleware
16 8 (13.33%) Solaris
16 8 (13.33%) JIRA
16 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 8 (13.33%) REST
16 8 (13.33%) DevOps

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 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Kondor
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.33%) Maven
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) ANTLR
5 5 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.67%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.67%) French Language
6 1 (1.67%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) TIBCO Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) TIBCO Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Designer
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) TIBCO Architect
7 4 (6.67%) TIBCO Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) EAI Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Senior TIBCO Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) JMS
2 25 (41.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 20 (33.33%) Rendezvous
3 20 (33.33%) SOAP
4 17 (28.33%) Web Services
5 15 (25.00%) XML
6 14 (23.33%) WSDL
7 11 (18.33%) XSLT
8 10 (16.67%) Spring
9 9 (15.00%) Middleware
10 8 (13.33%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) Apache Thrift
11 5 (8.33%) MyBatis
12 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
12 4 (6.67%) XSD
13 2 (3.33%) .NET
13 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (3.33%) J2EE
13 2 (3.33%) OC4J
13 2 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Robotics
2 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Solaris
3 7 (11.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) SOA
2 14 (23.33%) EAI
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (16.67%) B2B
6 8 (13.33%) DevOps
7 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.33%) AWK
4 5 (8.33%) Perl
4 5 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) Sybase
4 6 (10.00%) Splunk
5 5 (8.33%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 4 (6.67%) Misys
7 3 (5.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.33%) BEA
8 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.33%) Blue Prism
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco
8 2 (3.33%) Dell
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) NetApp
8 2 (3.33%) Reuters
8 2 (3.33%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.67%) Twitter