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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 545 530 486
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs citing BEA 44 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 26
Average daily rate
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£425 £625 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +48.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £338 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £290 £420
% change year-on-year
+42.67% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -4 15 £425 +46.55% 1
London +5 13 £500 -23.07% 1
East of England - 8 £403 - 2
South East - 5 - -
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BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (86.89%) Oracle
2 49 (80.33%) WebLogic
3 44 (72.13%) Java
4 33 (54.10%) J2EE
5 28 (45.90%) Oracle Database
6 26 (42.62%) Web Services
7 20 (32.79%) XML
7 20 (32.79%) Solaris
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) Apache
8 19 (31.15%) SOA
8 19 (31.15%) UNIX
9 18 (29.51%) Windows
9 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
10 16 (26.23%) Perl
10 16 (26.23%) SOAP
10 16 (26.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 16 (26.23%) Maven
11 15 (24.59%) JBoss
11 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
11 15 (24.59%) WebSphere
11 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
12 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (22.95%) WSDL
12 14 (22.95%) Subversion
13 13 (21.31%) Migration
13 13 (21.31%) Linux
13 13 (21.31%) JIRA
14 12 (19.67%) AquaLogic
14 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (80.33%) WebLogic
2 20 (32.79%) Apache
3 16 (26.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (24.59%) JBoss
4 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
4 15 (24.59%) WebSphere
5 12 (19.67%) AquaLogic
5 12 (19.67%) Confluence
6 9 (14.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (9.84%) Apache Solr
7 6 (9.84%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
8 5 (8.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (8.20%) Mule
9 4 (6.56%) CMS
10 2 (3.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.64%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP HR
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.92%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (4.92%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Ethernet
2 7 (11.48%) MPLS
2 7 (11.48%) SDH
3 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Maven
2 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.95%) Subversion
4 13 (21.31%) JIRA
5 11 (18.03%) Hudson
6 7 (11.48%) Toad
7 4 (6.56%) JUnit
8 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.64%) JMeter
10 1 (1.64%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Platform Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (3.28%) SOA Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.64%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Web Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) J2EE
2 26 (42.62%) Web Services
3 20 (32.79%) XML
4 16 (26.23%) SOAP
5 14 (22.95%) WSDL
6 12 (19.67%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (14.75%) JMS
8 7 (11.48%) Middleware
8 7 (11.48%) Spring
8 7 (11.48%) JAXB
8 7 (11.48%) XSD
9 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.84%) Lucene
9 6 (9.84%) SAX
10 5 (8.20%) RESTful
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (6.56%) XSLT
11 4 (6.56%) UDDI
12 3 (4.92%) HTML
12 3 (4.92%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 5 (8.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Solaris
2 19 (31.15%) UNIX
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 13 (21.31%) Linux
5 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (19.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 12 (19.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) SOA
2 13 (21.31%) Migration
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (16.39%) Data Migration
5 9 (14.75%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) OO
6 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
6 8 (13.11%) DevOps
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.84%) ETL
9 5 (8.20%) RUP
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) PL/SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Perl
5 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) XPath
8 3 (4.92%) XQuery
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Squid
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 6 (9.84%) OpenSSO
3 5 (8.20%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) ATG
3 8 (13.11%) IBM
3 8 (13.11%) webMethods
3 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.48%) MetaSolv
4 7 (11.48%) Cramer
5 6 (9.84%) SAP
5 6 (9.84%) Adobe
5 6 (9.84%) Endeca
6 5 (8.20%) Pega
7 4 (6.56%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (6.56%) Business Objects
7 4 (6.56%) Informatica
8 2 (3.28%) Talend
8 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.64%) VMware
9 1 (1.64%) Vitria
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco
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