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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 593 568 534
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Contract jobs citing BEA 20 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.089% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £513 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% +60.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £413 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £560 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
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
24797 23698 21741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.94% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13470 11558
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1055 1174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 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 21 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 27 May 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 -25 19 £375 -26.82% 5
West Midlands -9 5 £400 -11.11%
South East -15 4 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £400 -
London +4 3 £450 -16.27% 2
Telford -3 3 £400 -23.80%
Shropshire -5 3 £400 -23.80%
South West - 3 £350 -
Worthing - 3 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £350 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Merseyside -12 1 - - 1
Liverpool -12 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -13 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -19 1 £350 -
North West -23 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (94.37%) WebLogic
2 61 (85.92%) Oracle
3 54 (76.06%) J2EE
4 48 (67.61%) Java
5 34 (47.89%) UNIX
6 33 (46.48%) SQL
7 30 (42.25%) Shell Script
7 30 (42.25%) Perl
8 27 (38.03%) Pega
9 26 (36.62%) webMethods
10 25 (35.21%) Waterfall
11 23 (32.39%) Apache
11 23 (32.39%) RUP
12 22 (30.99%) Windows
13 20 (28.17%) PL/SQL
13 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
13 20 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (26.76%) Solaris
14 19 (26.76%) OO
15 18 (25.35%) Tomcat
15 18 (25.35%) Test Strategy
15 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
16 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
16 17 (23.94%) Informatica
17 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (21.13%) JBoss
17 15 (21.13%) Business Objects
17 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
18 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
19 12 (16.90%) WebLogic Portal

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (94.37%) WebLogic
2 23 (32.39%) Apache
3 18 (25.35%) Tomcat
4 15 (21.13%) JBoss
5 12 (16.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (12.68%) Confluence
7 8 (11.27%) AquaLogic
7 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (7.04%) Documentum
8 5 (7.04%) SAS
9 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (4.23%) IIS
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (1.41%) Captiva
12 1 (1.41%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (8.45%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Staffware
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) DNS
2 8 (11.27%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) HTTP
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.90%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.04%) DB2
6 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.90%) Maven
3 10 (14.08%) JIRA
3 10 (14.08%) Subversion
3 10 (14.08%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.68%) CA Gen
5 7 (9.86%) Hudson
6 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.41%) JMeter
7 1 (1.41%) JUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (43.66%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Platform Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.04%) SAS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) SOA Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SOA Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Documentum Administrator
9 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (76.06%) J2EE
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) XML
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
3 8 (11.27%) Middleware
4 7 (9.86%) HTML
5 6 (8.45%) JMS
5 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (7.04%) Spring
6 5 (7.04%) XSD
6 5 (7.04%) WSDL
6 5 (7.04%) .NET
6 5 (7.04%) JSP
6 5 (7.04%) Servlets
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (4.23%) Struts
8 3 (4.23%) SAX
9 2 (2.82%) JavaBeans
9 2 (2.82%) Java RMI
9 2 (2.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) UNIX
2 22 (30.99%) Windows
3 19 (26.76%) Solaris
4 10 (14.08%) Linux
5 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Waterfall
2 23 (32.39%) RUP
3 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
3 20 (28.17%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (26.76%) OO
5 18 (25.35%) Test Strategy
6 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
7 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.08%) SOA
8 10 (14.08%) SDLC
9 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.45%) Open Source
11 6 (8.45%) Scrum
12 5 (7.04%) BPEL
12 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
13 4 (5.63%) Project Management
13 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
13 4 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) Java
2 33 (46.48%) SQL
3 30 (42.25%) Perl
3 30 (42.25%) Shell Script
4 20 (28.17%) PL/SQL
5 11 (15.49%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.82%) VB
7 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.82%) XQuery
7 2 (2.82%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) IIBA
3 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) ISA Server
1 3 (4.23%) Squid
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (85.92%) Oracle
2 27 (38.03%) Pega
3 26 (36.62%) webMethods
4 17 (23.94%) Informatica
5 15 (21.13%) Business Objects
6 9 (12.68%) IBM
7 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.23%) Vitria
9 3 (4.23%) Ektron
10 2 (2.82%) Sun
10 2 (2.82%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco
10 2 (2.82%) Sybase
11 1 (1.41%) HP
11 1 (1.41%) BMC
11 1 (1.41%) Adobe
11 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.41%) Remedy
11 1 (1.41%) ATG
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