The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 421 407 388
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing BEA 8 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.073% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £403 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £538 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11228 11427 11756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.90% 46.18% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7256 7428 7139
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 254 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

BEA Jobs Demand Trend in London

BEA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BEA Daily Rate Trend in London

BEA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BEA across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

BEA Daily Rate Histogram in London

BEA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BEA Hourly Rate Trend in London

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (91.67%) Oracle
2 21 (87.50%) SOA
3 20 (83.33%) Web Services
4 18 (75.00%) SOAP
4 18 (75.00%) XSD
4 18 (75.00%) WSDL
4 18 (75.00%) AquaLogic
5 17 (70.83%) WebSphere
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (70.83%) IBM
5 17 (70.83%) Migration
6 16 (66.67%) UDDI
6 16 (66.67%) XSLT
6 16 (66.67%) XML
6 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (66.67%) XPath
6 16 (66.67%) Apache Axis
6 16 (66.67%) JAX-WS
6 16 (66.67%) Data Migration
7 15 (62.50%) Workday HCM
8 13 (54.17%) ERP
8 13 (54.17%) PeopleSoft
8 13 (54.17%) SAP
8 13 (54.17%) SAP HR
8 13 (54.17%) E-business
9 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (16.67%) Maven

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (75.00%) AquaLogic
2 17 (70.83%) WebSphere
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (8.33%) Mule
6 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
6 2 (8.33%) CMS
6 2 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Workday HCM
2 13 (54.17%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (8.33%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Workday Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Portal Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SOA Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Web Services
2 18 (75.00%) SOAP
2 18 (75.00%) XSD
2 18 (75.00%) WSDL
3 16 (66.67%) XSLT
3 16 (66.67%) XML
3 16 (66.67%) Apache Axis
3 16 (66.67%) JAX-WS
3 16 (66.67%) UDDI
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) ICEfaces
4 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
4 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Struts
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) EJB
4 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (8.33%) Servlets
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) SOA
2 17 (70.83%) Migration
3 16 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 13 (54.17%) E-business
4 13 (54.17%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) BPEL
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) RUP
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) XPath
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenSSO
2 2 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) IBM
3 13 (54.17%) PeopleSoft
3 13 (54.17%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) ATG
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (8.33%) Endeca
6 1 (4.17%) hybris
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) JBoss
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco