The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 571 545 521
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -24
Contract jobs citing BEA 19 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £555 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21883 21671 19851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.17% 45.00% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13006 12550 10925
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1000 1130
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £10.89 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BEA Jobs Demand Trend in England

BEA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BEA Daily Rate Trend in England

BEA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BEA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BEA Daily Rate Histogram in England

BEA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BEA across the England region.

BEA Hourly Rate Trend in England

BEA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -9 5 £400 -11.11%
South East -1 4 £400 - 1
London -6 3 £450 -16.27% 2
South West - 3 £350 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 £350 -
North West -19 1 - -
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BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 65 (95.59%) WebLogic
2 60 (88.24%) Oracle
3 55 (80.88%) J2EE
4 47 (69.12%) Java
5 34 (50.00%) SQL
6 33 (48.53%) UNIX
7 30 (44.12%) Shell Script
7 30 (44.12%) Perl
8 27 (39.71%) webMethods
8 27 (39.71%) Pega
9 25 (36.76%) Waterfall
10 23 (33.82%) Apache
10 23 (33.82%) RUP
11 22 (32.35%) Windows
12 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
12 20 (29.41%) Data Modelling
12 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (27.94%) OO
14 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
14 18 (26.47%) Solaris
14 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
15 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
15 17 (25.00%) Informatica
16 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (22.06%) JBoss
16 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
16 15 (22.06%) Problem Management
17 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
18 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 65 (95.59%) WebLogic
2 23 (33.82%) Apache
3 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
4 15 (22.06%) JBoss
5 12 (17.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (13.24%) Confluence
7 7 (10.29%) AquaLogic
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (8.82%) Documentum
9 5 (7.35%) SAS
10 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
11 3 (4.41%) IIS
12 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (1.47%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (1.47%) Captiva
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (7.35%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) DNS
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.94%) LDAP
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.65%) MySQL
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.35%) DB2
5 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.65%) Maven
3 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.71%) JIRA
3 10 (14.71%) Subversion
4 9 (13.24%) CA Gen
5 7 (10.29%) Hudson
6 2 (2.94%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.47%) JMeter
7 1 (1.47%) JUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Platform Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SAS Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Documentum Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (4.41%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (80.88%) J2EE
2 9 (13.24%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) XML
3 8 (11.76%) CSS
3 8 (11.76%) Middleware
4 7 (10.29%) HTML
5 6 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.82%) JMS
6 5 (7.35%) WSDL
6 5 (7.35%) JSP
6 5 (7.35%) Servlets
6 5 (7.35%) XSD
6 5 (7.35%) .NET
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (5.88%) Spring
8 3 (4.41%) SAX
8 3 (4.41%) Struts
9 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.94%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) UNIX
2 22 (32.35%) Windows
3 18 (26.47%) Solaris
4 9 (13.24%) Linux
5 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.82%) AIX
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Waterfall
2 23 (33.82%) RUP
3 20 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 20 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (27.94%) OO
5 18 (26.47%) Test Strategy
6 17 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (22.06%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.71%) SDLC
9 9 (13.24%) SOA
9 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.82%) Open Source
11 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 5 (7.35%) BPEL
12 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
13 4 (5.88%) DevOps
13 4 (5.88%) Workflow
13 4 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) Java
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (44.12%) Shell Script
3 30 (44.12%) Perl
4 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
5 11 (16.18%) PHP
6 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) XQuery
7 2 (2.94%) VB6
8 1 (1.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.47%) IIBA
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
1 3 (4.41%) Squid
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (88.24%) Oracle
2 27 (39.71%) webMethods
2 27 (39.71%) Pega
3 17 (25.00%) Informatica
4 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
5 9 (13.24%) IBM
6 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) Vitria
8 3 (4.41%) Ektron
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Sybase
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) Sun
10 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.47%) ATG
10 1 (1.47%) Adobe
10 1 (1.47%) Talend
10 1 (1.47%) hybris