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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BEA
UK / England
Rank 543 523 541
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing BEA 34 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 25
Median daily rate £450 £500 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £394 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £655 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £538 £403
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +33.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18787 19610 20767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 42.94% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11623 11666 12430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 799 931
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing BEA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 16 £450 -10.00%
East of England +10 7 £193 -65.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £491 -
South West - 3 £463 - 1
West Midlands -27 2 - -
BEA
UK

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BEA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BEA.

1 57 (93.44%) Oracle
1 57 (93.44%) WebLogic
2 51 (83.61%) Java
3 46 (75.41%) J2EE
4 37 (60.66%) Oracle Database
5 36 (59.02%) Unix
6 35 (57.38%) SQL
7 34 (55.74%) PL/SQL
8 24 (39.34%) OO
9 23 (37.70%) Web Services
9 23 (37.70%) XML
10 21 (34.43%) SOA
10 21 (34.43%) WebLogic Portal
10 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
11 20 (32.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (31.15%) SLA
13 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
13 18 (29.51%) Windows
13 18 (29.51%) RUP
13 18 (29.51%) JSP
13 18 (29.51%) Spring
14 17 (27.87%) JSF
14 17 (27.87%) Java EE
14 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (27.87%) Solaris
14 17 (27.87%) Firewall
14 17 (27.87%) CA Gen
14 17 (27.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (26.23%) webMethods
15 16 (26.23%) Cisco

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 57 (93.44%) WebLogic
2 21 (34.43%) WebLogic Portal
3 17 (27.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (21.31%) iPlanet
5 5 (8.20%) JBoss
6 4 (6.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr
6 4 (6.56%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
6 4 (6.56%) Mule
6 4 (6.56%) Mule ESB
6 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) Confluence
7 2 (3.28%) Documentum
8 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.64%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 16 (26.23%) BIG-IP
3 11 (18.03%) SAN
4 6 (9.84%) NAS
5 5 (8.20%) LDAP
6 4 (6.56%) FTP
7 3 (4.92%) SSH
8 2 (3.28%) DHCP
8 2 (3.28%) DNS
8 2 (3.28%) HTTP
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) LAN
8 2 (3.28%) VoIP
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
8 2 (3.28%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) Oracle Database
2 20 (32.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (9.84%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (6.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.56%) DB2
6 4 (6.56%) Endeca
6 4 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (6.56%) Pentaho
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.64%) Informix
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) CA Gen
2 15 (24.59%) Subversion
3 14 (22.95%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) ClearCase
4 5 (8.20%) ClearQuest
5 3 (4.92%) Ant
5 3 (4.92%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Buildr
7 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.64%) jMock
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Architect
3 14 (22.95%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.75%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
9 4 (6.56%) ETL Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Software Architect
9 4 (6.56%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (75.41%) J2EE
2 23 (37.70%) Web Services
2 23 (37.70%) XML
3 18 (29.51%) Hibernate
3 18 (29.51%) JSP
3 18 (29.51%) Spring
4 17 (27.87%) Java EE
4 17 (27.87%) JSF
5 16 (26.23%) EJB
6 15 (24.59%) Ajax
7 8 (13.11%) RESTful
7 8 (13.11%) SOAP
8 6 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (9.84%) REST
8 6 (9.84%) Struts
9 5 (8.20%) Middleware
10 4 (6.56%) HTML
10 4 (6.56%) Lucene
10 4 (6.56%) XSL
10 4 (6.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.20%) HP Storage
2 5 (8.20%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.92%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.92%) iPad
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Unix
2 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Solaris
4 15 (24.59%) Linux
5 14 (22.95%) AIX
5 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) VME
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) OO
2 21 (34.43%) SOA
2 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
3 18 (29.51%) RUP
4 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.59%) ITIL
6 14 (22.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (22.95%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (22.95%) UML
7 13 (21.31%) TDD
8 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (19.67%) Defect Management
8 12 (19.67%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (19.67%) Problem Management
8 12 (19.67%) Six Sigma
9 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.03%) Project Management
10 10 (16.39%) ITIL V3
10 10 (16.39%) Process Improvement
10 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) Java
2 35 (57.38%) SQL
3 34 (55.74%) PL/SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Shell Script
5 15 (24.59%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) SLA
2 10 (16.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) EMC NetWorker
1 14 (22.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (9.84%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.20%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (6.56%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (6.56%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (6.56%) OpenSSO
4 4 (6.56%) OpenView
5 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.28%) Control-M
5 2 (3.28%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Oracle
2 16 (26.23%) Cisco
2 16 (26.23%) Pega
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
2 16 (26.23%) webMethods
3 15 (24.59%) Informatica
4 14 (22.95%) F5
4 14 (22.95%) Red Hat
4 14 (22.95%) Sun
5 8 (13.11%) Symantec
6 7 (11.48%) ATG
7 6 (9.84%) 3PAR
7 6 (9.84%) EMC
7 6 (9.84%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) Adobe
8 4 (6.56%) Apigee
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
9 3 (4.92%) Opsware
9 3 (4.92%) Qualys
9 3 (4.92%) TIBCO