Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 685 876 842
Rank change year-on-year +191 -34 -25
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 41 12 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.012% 0.049%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.19% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 37
UK median daily rate £405 £450 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -10.09% +0.10%
10th Percentile £327 £352 £412
90th Percentile £508 £545 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £463 £501
% change year-on-year -12.43% -7.59% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £65.00
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 4,956 6,377 7,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 6.54% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,973 3,740 4,529
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 98 80
UK median hourly rate £31.83 £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.06% +18.64% -1.67%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.50 £10.21
90th Percentile £53.23 £66.43 £50.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% +56.44% -18.55%

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 24 February 2020.

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 8 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 24 February 2020. 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 +182 41 £405 -10.00% 2
UK excluding London +132 29 £405 -12.43% 2
North of England - 28 £405 -
Yorkshire - 17 £413 -
North East - 15 £375 -
London +147 12 £290 -31.76% 1
South East +83 1 £500 +8.11% 1
North West - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 41 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 36 (87.80%) TIBCO EMS
3 26 (63.41%) Algorithms
4 25 (60.98%) HTTP
5 23 (56.10%) Java
6 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
6 22 (53.66%) SOAP
6 22 (53.66%) XML
6 22 (53.66%) Project Management
7 21 (51.22%) Unix
7 21 (51.22%) Linux
7 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
7 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
8 20 (48.78%) Integration Testing
8 20 (48.78%) Oracle
8 20 (48.78%) ITIL
9 19 (46.34%) Degree
9 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (43.90%) XPath
10 18 (43.90%) JMS
10 18 (43.90%) JDBC
11 16 (39.02%) Web Services
11 16 (39.02%) Spotfire
12 15 (36.59%) RDBMS
12 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
12 15 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (24.39%) Finance
14 6 (14.63%) DevOps
14 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.63%) Banking

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 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) IaaS
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (39.02%) Spotfire
3 15 (36.59%) RDBMS
3 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
1 21 (51.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.32%) Front Office
5 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) TIBCO Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 6 (14.63%) TIBCO Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) FX Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) TIBCO EMS
2 22 (53.66%) SOAP
2 22 (53.66%) XML
3 18 (43.90%) JDBC
3 18 (43.90%) JMS
4 16 (39.02%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) .NET
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) Middleware
6 4 (9.76%) XSD
7 3 (7.32%) Rendezvous
7 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) Algorithms
2 19 (46.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
1 21 (51.22%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) Integration Testing
2 20 (48.78%) ITIL
3 15 (36.59%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.76%) BDD
5 4 (9.76%) Community of Practice
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) SOA
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) XPath
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.88%) MCTS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) OCPJP
2 2 (4.88%) RHCSA
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Control-M
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) BMC
4 4 (9.76%) Cadence
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) IBM