The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 571 536 519
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing BEA 16 8 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.062% 0.036% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 42
Average daily rate £513 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £446 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £434
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BEA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BEA
Daily Rate Trend

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

BEA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BEA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BEA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BEA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BEA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BEA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BEA
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 16 £513 +34.86% 5
London -18 9 £538 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £325 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Wales - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (80.85%) Oracle
2 34 (72.34%) WebLogic
3 28 (59.57%) J2EE
4 25 (53.19%) Java
5 17 (36.17%) Web Services
6 16 (34.04%) XML
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
8 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
9 13 (27.66%) Adobe
10 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.53%) LDAP
11 11 (23.40%) RUP
11 11 (23.40%) HTML
11 11 (23.40%) CSS
11 11 (23.40%) SOA
11 11 (23.40%) Finance
12 10 (21.28%) ETL
12 10 (21.28%) IBM
13 9 (19.15%) Middleware
13 9 (19.15%) webMethods
13 9 (19.15%) JDBC
13 9 (19.15%) SOAP
13 9 (19.15%) Apache
13 9 (19.15%) CMS
13 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
13 9 (19.15%) Pega
13 9 (19.15%) Apache Solr
13 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
13 9 (19.15%) Adobe CQ

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (72.34%) WebLogic
2 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
3 9 (19.15%) Apache
3 9 (19.15%) CMS
3 9 (19.15%) WebSphere
3 9 (19.15%) Apache Solr
3 9 (19.15%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (14.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.89%) AquaLogic
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (10.64%) Mule
6 3 (6.38%) IIS
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.26%) Tuxedo
8 1 (2.13%) iPlanet
8 1 (2.13%) Confluence
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Project
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP HR
1 3 (6.38%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) LDAP
2 8 (17.02%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 2 (4.26%) Intranet
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) DB2
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle OWB
2 5 (10.64%) Data Mart
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Ant
2 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.51%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.51%) JUnit
4 2 (4.26%) CA Gen
5 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) Gradle
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Architect
2 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Designer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Workday Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) J2EE
2 17 (36.17%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) XML
4 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 11 (23.40%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) Middleware
5 9 (19.15%) JDBC
5 9 (19.15%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) REST
6 8 (17.02%) JMS
7 7 (14.89%) XSLT
8 6 (12.77%) JSP
8 6 (12.77%) Servlets
9 5 (10.64%) RESTful
9 5 (10.64%) Lucene
9 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) Spring
10 4 (8.51%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) Apache Axis
10 4 (8.51%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Derivative
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Fixed Income
3 4 (8.51%) Open Source
3 4 (8.51%) W3C
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) DTV
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) RUP
1 11 (23.40%) SOA
2 10 (21.28%) ETL
3 8 (17.02%) Web Application Development
3 8 (17.02%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) MVVM
7 4 (8.51%) OOD
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) C
7 3 (6.38%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) Korn
8 2 (4.26%) C-shell
8 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.26%) JCL
8 2 (4.26%) XQuery
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) COBOL
8 2 (4.26%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (10.64%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) YUM
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Adobe
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) IBM
5 9 (19.15%) webMethods
5 9 (19.15%) Pega
6 7 (14.89%) Business Objects
7 6 (12.77%) JBoss
8 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.64%) ATG
8 5 (10.64%) Endeca
9 4 (8.51%) SAP
10 3 (6.38%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (6.38%) Sun
10 3 (6.38%) Informatica
11 2 (4.26%) Micro Focus
11 2 (4.26%) Plumtree
12 1 (2.13%) Vignette
12 1 (2.13%) Sybase
12 1 (2.13%) HP
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