The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BEA Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 209 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BEA 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate £325 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £434
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
BEA
London

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BEA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BEA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BEA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BEA across the City of London region.

BEA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BEA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BEA.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) JMS
4 4 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (50.00%) Derivative
4 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (37.50%) FpML
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (25.00%) Sun
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) EJB
7 1 (12.50%) CSS

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BEA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BEA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) J2EE
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) FpML
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) EJB
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) JDBC
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) UDDI
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
5 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (12.50%) RichFaces
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Derivative
1 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Vitria
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Pega