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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 601 623 610
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing BEA 33 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.070% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 8
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £362 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £567 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £370 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -17.77%
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BEA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +10 33 £475 +5.55% 1
London +4 11 £465 +0.54%
South East +12 8 £475 +5.55%
East of England - 7 £415 -
West Midlands -30 6 £500 +11.11%
Berkshire - 6 £475 -
Bracknell - 6 £475 -
Essex - 5 £380 -
Telford -19 3 £483 +7.22%
Shropshire -23 3 £483 +7.22%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
West Sussex -3 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £475 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £475 -
Worthing -12 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £545 -
Docklands, London - 1 £240 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 with a requirement for BEA.

1 68 (98.55%) Oracle
2 67 (97.10%) WebLogic
3 54 (78.26%) Java
4 52 (75.36%) J2EE
5 38 (55.07%) JSP
5 38 (55.07%) Oracle Database
6 37 (53.62%) Unix
7 32 (46.38%) Solaris
8 30 (43.48%) Windows
8 30 (43.48%) XML
9 28 (40.58%) Firewall
10 27 (39.13%) Web Services
11 26 (37.68%) IBM
12 25 (36.23%) SQL
13 23 (33.33%) VMware
13 23 (33.33%) Project Management
14 22 (31.88%) Cisco
14 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
14 22 (31.88%) AIX
14 22 (31.88%) Linux
14 22 (31.88%) BIG-IP
15 21 (30.43%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (30.43%) Kalman Filter
15 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (30.43%) F5
15 21 (30.43%) Sun
15 21 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 20 (28.99%) iPlanet
16 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Architecture

BEA
Top Related IT Skills 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 67 (97.10%) WebLogic
2 20 (28.99%) iPlanet
3 18 (26.09%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
5 11 (15.94%) JBoss
6 9 (13.04%) Apache
7 6 (8.70%) MQSeries
7 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.45%) Confluence
8 1 (1.45%) Documentum
8 1 (1.45%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) Firewall
2 22 (31.88%) BIG-IP
3 14 (20.29%) SAN
4 12 (17.39%) LDAP
5 10 (14.49%) Internet
6 6 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (8.70%) NAS
7 5 (7.25%) FTP
8 4 (5.80%) HTTP
8 4 (5.80%) SSH
9 1 (1.45%) DHCP
9 1 (1.45%) LAN
9 1 (1.45%) SSL
9 1 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (1.45%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.07%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.29%) DB2
3 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.80%) MySQL
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) ClearQuest
2 6 (8.70%) CA Gen
3 5 (7.25%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.25%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Architect
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Lead Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Systems Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Support Officer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.80%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Chief Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Software Architect
7 3 (4.35%) XML Developer
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE Software Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (75.36%) J2EE
2 38 (55.07%) JSP
3 30 (43.48%) XML
4 27 (39.13%) Web Services
5 15 (21.74%) Middleware
6 14 (20.29%) CSS
6 14 (20.29%) HTML
6 14 (20.29%) Servlets
7 12 (17.39%) Spring
8 9 (13.04%) JMS
9 8 (11.59%) Struts
10 7 (10.14%) .NET
11 6 (8.70%) Apache Flex
12 5 (7.25%) Java EE
12 5 (7.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 5 (7.25%) SOAP
13 4 (5.80%) JSON
13 4 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (5.80%) REST
13 4 (5.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Hedge funds
4 5 (7.25%) HP Storage
4 5 (7.25%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.80%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Unix
2 32 (46.38%) Solaris
3 30 (43.48%) Windows
4 22 (31.88%) AIX
4 22 (31.88%) Linux
5 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Project Management
2 21 (30.43%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (28.99%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (27.54%) ITIL
4 19 (27.54%) Six Sigma
5 18 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 18 (26.09%) OO
6 12 (17.39%) QMS
7 9 (13.04%) SOA
7 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) MVC
8 8 (11.59%) SDLC
8 8 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.59%) Workflow
9 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.70%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.25%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (78.26%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 16 (23.19%) PL/SQL
4 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) Perl
6 7 (10.14%) VB
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) JSP 440
2 13 (18.84%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) EMC NetWorker
1 21 (30.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (10.14%) OpenView
3 5 (7.25%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (7.25%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.45%) Control-M
4 1 (1.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (98.55%) Oracle
2 26 (37.68%) IBM
3 23 (33.33%) VMware
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco
4 22 (31.88%) Red Hat
5 21 (30.43%) F5
5 21 (30.43%) Sun
6 14 (20.29%) Pega
7 10 (14.49%) webMethods
8 9 (13.04%) HP
9 8 (11.59%) Sybase
9 8 (11.59%) Vitria
10 6 (8.70%) Cognos
10 6 (8.70%) Opsware
10 6 (8.70%) Symantec
11 5 (7.25%) 3PAR
11 5 (7.25%) EMC
11 5 (7.25%) Informatica
11 5 (7.25%) TIBCO
12 4 (5.80%) BMC