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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 562 549 517
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs citing BEA 29 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.080% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£400 £513 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +76.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
23025 22480 19877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.22% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13385 13004 10856
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £223 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1015 1016 1123
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 5 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 5 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 12 £475 +5.55%
London +16 11 £423 -21.39%
East of England +18 3 £380 - 1
North West -16 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 £350 - 1
South East -26 1 - - 2
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BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 70 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 66 (88.00%) Oracle
3 59 (78.67%) J2EE
4 54 (72.00%) Java
5 35 (46.67%) Perl
5 35 (46.67%) UNIX
6 33 (44.00%) SQL
7 29 (38.67%) Shell Script
8 28 (37.33%) Apache
9 27 (36.00%) Windows
10 26 (34.67%) webMethods
11 25 (33.33%) Pega
11 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
12 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
12 24 (32.00%) Solaris
13 23 (30.67%) PL/SQL
14 22 (29.33%) RUP
15 20 (26.67%) Data Modelling
15 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
16 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
17 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
18 17 (22.67%) WebLogic Portal
18 17 (22.67%) OO
18 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
18 17 (22.67%) Maven
19 16 (21.33%) JBoss
19 16 (21.33%) Informatica
20 15 (20.00%) Subversion
20 15 (20.00%) JIRA

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 70 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 28 (37.33%) Apache
3 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
4 17 (22.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (21.33%) JBoss
6 14 (18.67%) Confluence
7 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (8.00%) AquaLogic
9 5 (6.67%) Documentum
9 5 (6.67%) SAS
10 2 (2.67%) Mule
10 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.67%) CMS
10 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Mule ESB
11 1 (1.33%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (6.67%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) DNS
2 5 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
4 3 (4.00%) SDH
4 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.00%) MPLS
5 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 2 (2.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.33%) MySQL
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.33%) DB2
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
2 17 (22.67%) Maven
3 15 (20.00%) JIRA
3 15 (20.00%) Subversion
4 12 (16.00%) Hudson
5 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.00%) CA Gen
7 3 (4.00%) Toad
8 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.33%) JMeter
9 1 (1.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Platform Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.67%) SAS Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (4.00%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Documentum Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) webMethods Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Documentum Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (78.67%) J2EE
2 12 (16.00%) Web Services
3 11 (14.67%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (10.67%) JMS
5 8 (10.67%) WSDL
6 6 (8.00%) SOAP
6 6 (8.00%) HTML
6 6 (8.00%) SAX
7 5 (6.67%) CSS
7 5 (6.67%) XSD
8 4 (5.33%) JSP
8 4 (5.33%) Servlets
8 4 (5.33%) Middleware
9 3 (4.00%) JAXB
9 3 (4.00%) Spring
9 3 (4.00%) .NET
10 2 (2.67%) JDBC
10 2 (2.67%) Struts
10 2 (2.67%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.67%) Open Source
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) UNIX
2 27 (36.00%) Windows
3 24 (32.00%) Solaris
4 11 (14.67%) Linux
4 11 (14.67%) AIX
4 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (14.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 22 (29.33%) RUP
3 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
5 17 (22.67%) OO
6 15 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (13.33%) SOA
9 9 (12.00%) DevOps
10 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.00%) Migration
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
12 5 (6.67%) BPEL
13 4 (5.33%) TDD
14 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
14 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
14 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) Perl
3 33 (44.00%) SQL
4 29 (38.67%) Shell Script
5 23 (30.67%) PL/SQL
6 14 (18.67%) PHP
7 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.67%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.67%) VB6
8 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) IIBA
3 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Squid
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) OpenSSO
2 2 (2.67%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (88.00%) Oracle
2 26 (34.67%) webMethods
3 25 (33.33%) Pega
4 16 (21.33%) Informatica
5 14 (18.67%) Business Objects
6 9 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.67%) IBM
8 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.00%) MetaSolv
9 3 (4.00%) ATG
9 3 (4.00%) Cramer
10 2 (2.67%) Endeca
10 2 (2.67%) Adobe
10 2 (2.67%) Vitria
11 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.33%) Sybase
11 1 (1.33%) hybris
11 1 (1.33%) Talend