The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 594 560 511
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -49
Contract jobs citing BEA 18 26 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.049% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 41
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£395 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 13 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 19 September 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
England -17 17 £395 -21.00% 5
London +4 8 £400 -20.00% 2
East of England -20 4 £390 -29.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £390 -
South East - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (82.98%) Oracle
2 30 (63.83%) Web Services
3 29 (61.70%) XML
3 29 (61.70%) SOA
4 26 (55.32%) WebLogic
5 24 (51.06%) AquaLogic
6 23 (48.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (46.81%) WebSphere
7 22 (46.81%) SOAP
7 22 (46.81%) WSDL
8 21 (44.68%) Migration
9 20 (42.55%) Java
9 20 (42.55%) Data Migration
10 19 (40.43%) XSD
10 19 (40.43%) IBM
11 18 (38.30%) XSLT
12 17 (36.17%) SQL
12 17 (36.17%) UDDI
12 17 (36.17%) JAX-WS
12 17 (36.17%) XPath
12 17 (36.17%) Apache Axis
12 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (34.04%) Workday HCM
14 15 (31.91%) Oracle Database
14 15 (31.91%) ERP
14 15 (31.91%) SAP
15 14 (29.79%) PeopleSoft
15 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
15 14 (29.79%) SAP HR
15 14 (29.79%) E-business

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (55.32%) WebLogic
2 24 (51.06%) AquaLogic
3 23 (48.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (46.81%) WebSphere
5 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (4.26%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (4.26%) Mule
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) Documentum
7 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Workday HCM
2 14 (29.79%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.26%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.38%) SDH
2 3 (6.38%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) MPLS
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle Database
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Maven
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
1 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.38%) Toad
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Hudson
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) CA Gen
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.26%) Ant
3 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 7 (14.89%) Workday Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Portal Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 29 (61.70%) XML
3 22 (46.81%) SOAP
3 22 (46.81%) WSDL
4 19 (40.43%) XSD
5 18 (38.30%) XSLT
6 17 (36.17%) UDDI
6 17 (36.17%) JAX-WS
6 17 (36.17%) Apache Axis
7 8 (17.02%) Middleware
7 8 (17.02%) J2EE
8 6 (12.77%) Spring
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) JMS
10 4 (8.51%) EJB
11 3 (6.38%) JAXB
11 3 (6.38%) JSF
11 3 (6.38%) Ajax
12 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) Wiki
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) SOA
2 21 (44.68%) Migration
3 20 (42.55%) Data Migration
4 15 (31.91%) ERP
5 14 (29.79%) E-business
6 8 (17.02%) OO
7 6 (12.77%) RUP
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) BPEL
9 4 (8.51%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.26%) Data Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) XPath
3 14 (29.79%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) XQuery
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) COBOL
7 1 (2.13%) C-shell
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.26%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Control-M
3 1 (2.13%) YUM
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) IBM
3 15 (31.91%) SAP
4 14 (29.79%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (8.51%) Pega
5 4 (8.51%) Informatica
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Sun
6 3 (6.38%) Cramer
6 3 (6.38%) MetaSolv
6 3 (6.38%) ATG
6 3 (6.38%) webMethods
7 2 (4.26%) Endeca
7 2 (4.26%) Adobe
7 2 (4.26%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) JBoss
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.13%) Vignette
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) HP
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