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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 528 529 483
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -46
Contract jobs citing BEA 49 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.066% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 23
Average daily rate
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£412 £700 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £290 £420
% change year-on-year
+38.79% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
23226 22237 21580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 45.69% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13600 12391 11275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1021 986 1333
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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 22 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 26 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 47 £421 -39.92% 11
West Midlands +11 17 £431 +48.70% 2
London -3 14 £421 -39.92% 2
East of England +9 10 £403 - 1
Bracknell - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +5 1 £310 -
City of London +4 1 £550 -21.42%
South Wales - 1 £275 - 11
Wales - 1 £275 - 11
Cardiff - 1 £275 - 11
Havant - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 66 (89.19%) Oracle
2 61 (82.43%) WebLogic
3 53 (71.62%) Java
4 44 (59.46%) J2EE
5 32 (43.24%) Oracle Database
6 29 (39.19%) Web Services
7 26 (35.14%) Apache
8 25 (33.78%) Solaris
8 25 (33.78%) SQL
9 24 (32.43%) XML
10 23 (31.08%) UNIX
10 23 (31.08%) Windows
11 22 (29.73%) SOA
12 21 (28.38%) PL/SQL
12 21 (28.38%) WebLogic Portal
13 19 (25.68%) Perl
14 18 (24.32%) SOAP
14 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
15 17 (22.97%) Maven
15 17 (22.97%) WebSphere
15 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
16 16 (21.62%) WSDL
16 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
17 15 (20.27%) JIRA
17 15 (20.27%) JBoss
17 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (20.27%) Subversion
18 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (18.92%) Migration

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 61 (82.43%) WebLogic
2 26 (35.14%) Apache
3 21 (28.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 17 (22.97%) WebSphere
5 15 (20.27%) JBoss
6 14 (18.92%) AquaLogic
6 14 (18.92%) Tomcat
7 13 (17.57%) Confluence
8 12 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (6.76%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
9 5 (6.76%) Apache Solr
10 4 (5.41%) Mule
11 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (4.05%) CMS
12 2 (2.70%) Documentum
12 2 (2.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 1 (1.35%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP HR
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.41%) AquaLogic BPM
2 4 (5.41%) Workday HCM
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.35%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 8 (10.81%) SDH
2 8 (10.81%) Ethernet
2 8 (10.81%) MPLS
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) Oracle Database
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (13.51%) MySQL
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.70%) DB2
8 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Maven
2 16 (21.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (20.27%) Subversion
3 15 (20.27%) JIRA
4 11 (14.86%) Hudson
5 8 (10.81%) Toad
6 4 (5.41%) JUnit
7 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.05%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.35%) JMeter
8 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.35%) CA Gen
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Architect
2 23 (31.08%) Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Platform Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.70%) Workday Consultant
8 2 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) J2EE
2 29 (39.19%) Web Services
3 24 (32.43%) XML
4 18 (24.32%) SOAP
5 16 (21.62%) WSDL
6 13 (17.57%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (13.51%) JMS
8 8 (10.81%) JAXB
8 8 (10.81%) XSD
8 8 (10.81%) Spring
9 7 (9.46%) Middleware
9 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.11%) SAX
11 5 (6.76%) UDDI
11 5 (6.76%) XSLT
11 5 (6.76%) Lucene
12 4 (5.41%) Apache Axis
12 4 (5.41%) JAX-WS
12 4 (5.41%) RESTful
12 4 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.86%) Open Source
3 4 (5.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Solaris
2 23 (31.08%) UNIX
2 23 (31.08%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) AIX
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (17.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) SOA
2 14 (18.92%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) Data Migration
3 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (14.86%) TDD
4 11 (14.86%) OO
5 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.16%) DevOps
7 8 (10.81%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.46%) RUP
8 7 (9.46%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) ETL
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) PL/SQL
4 19 (25.68%) Perl
5 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.86%) PHP
7 5 (6.76%) XPath
8 3 (4.05%) XQuery
9 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Squid
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) OpenSSO
2 4 (5.41%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (89.19%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) webMethods
3 10 (13.51%) IBM
4 9 (12.16%) Red Hat
5 8 (10.81%) MetaSolv
5 8 (10.81%) ATG
5 8 (10.81%) Cramer
5 8 (10.81%) SAP
5 8 (10.81%) Pega
6 7 (9.46%) Informatica
7 6 (8.11%) Business Objects
8 5 (6.76%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (6.76%) Adobe
8 5 (6.76%) Endeca
9 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.05%) Talend
10 1 (1.35%) VocaLink
10 1 (1.35%) Sybase
10 1 (1.35%) Vitria
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