Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 810 816
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -25
Contract jobs citing BusinessWorks 58 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.73% 0.85% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 49 25
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £450 £362 £313
90th Percentile £763 £634 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £518 £375
% change year-on-year -4.35% +38.09% -8.60%
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 7984 8664 9322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.16% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4680 5156 5216
UK median daily rate £454 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 130
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 44 £575 +9.52% 1
UK excluding London +32 40 £495 -4.35% 1
South East -2 19 £575 +9.52%
London -4 16 £675 +22.73%
Northern Ireland - 12 £450 -
Midlands +41 4 £488 -23.19%
East Midlands - 3 £501 -
South West - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +31 1 £463 -27.17%
East of England -25 1 £725 +45.00%
Scotland - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 25 (43.10%) TIBCO EMS
2 25 (43.10%) SOAP
3 24 (41.38%) JMS
4 18 (31.03%) Java
4 18 (31.03%) Rendezvous
5 16 (27.59%) XML
6 15 (25.86%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) SOA
7 14 (24.14%) Linux
7 14 (24.14%) Finance
8 13 (22.41%) SQL
8 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
9 12 (20.69%) XSLT
9 12 (20.69%) WSDL
10 11 (18.97%) EAI
10 11 (18.97%) TIBCO Hawk
10 11 (18.97%) Middleware
10 11 (18.97%) Maven
10 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.52%) Spring
12 9 (15.52%) HTTP
12 9 (15.52%) Oracle
13 8 (13.79%) B2B
13 8 (13.79%) Solaris
13 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (13.79%) 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 8 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.62%) Sybase ASE
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) Maven
3 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.79%) JIRA
5 7 (12.07%) Subversion
6 5 (8.62%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (6.90%) ANTLR
8 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.45%) JUnit
9 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.72%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.72%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.90%) Back Office
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.72%) French Language
6 1 (1.72%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 30 (51.72%) TIBCO Developer
3 13 (22.41%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Consultant
5 9 (15.52%) TIBCO Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
8 4 (6.90%) Business Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Designer
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) EAI Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) SOA Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Splunk Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) TIBCO Architect
9 3 (5.17%) TIBCO Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) Kondor Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) SOAP
1 25 (43.10%) TIBCO EMS
2 24 (41.38%) JMS
3 18 (31.03%) Rendezvous
4 16 (27.59%) XML
5 15 (25.86%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) WSDL
6 12 (20.69%) XSLT
7 11 (18.97%) Middleware
8 9 (15.52%) Spring
9 8 (13.79%) REST
10 4 (6.90%) Apache Thrift
10 4 (6.90%) MyBatis
10 4 (6.90%) Spring Boot
10 4 (6.90%) XSD
11 3 (5.17%) RESTful
12 2 (3.45%) .NET
12 2 (3.45%) J2EE
12 2 (3.45%) OC4J
13 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Robotics
2 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Solaris
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) SOA
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) EAI
3 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (13.79%) B2B
5 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.62%) SDLC
8 4 (6.90%) DevOps
8 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) UML
9 3 (5.17%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (5.17%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.17%) RUP
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.62%) AWK
4 5 (8.62%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) TIBCO
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) Sybase
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 4 (6.90%) Misys
5 3 (5.17%) Dynatrace
5 3 (5.17%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.17%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) BEA
6 2 (3.45%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Prism
6 2 (3.45%) Reuters
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Atlassian