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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 532 543 534
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing BEA 50 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.071% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 3
Average daily rate
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£403 £575 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £395 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £625 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 - £483
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
23138 22445 20813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.48% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13163 12262 11056
Average daily rate £400 £390 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 953 1210
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 25 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 6 March 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 +5 47 £403 -30.00% 5
London +8 19 £395 -31.30% 1
West Midlands +12 15 £456 - 2
East of England +22 9 £403 -
City of London +16 5 £353 -29.40%
Birmingham - 2 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 £310 -
South East - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 78 (85.71%) Oracle
2 77 (84.62%) WebLogic
3 65 (71.43%) Java
4 62 (68.13%) J2EE
5 36 (39.56%) SQL
6 34 (37.36%) Perl
6 34 (37.36%) UNIX
7 30 (32.97%) Oracle Database
8 27 (29.67%) Shell Script
8 27 (29.67%) webMethods
8 27 (29.67%) Solaris
8 27 (29.67%) Apache
9 26 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 25 (27.47%) Pega
10 25 (27.47%) Web Services
10 25 (27.47%) PL/SQL
11 24 (26.37%) Windows
12 21 (23.08%) RUP
12 21 (23.08%) WebLogic Portal
13 19 (20.88%) JBoss
13 19 (20.88%) Data Modelling
13 19 (20.88%) SOA
13 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (20.88%) Maven
14 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
14 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
15 17 (18.68%) OO
15 17 (18.68%) XML
15 17 (18.68%) Test Strategy
15 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 77 (84.62%) WebLogic
2 27 (29.67%) Apache
3 21 (23.08%) WebLogic Portal
4 19 (20.88%) JBoss
5 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
6 15 (16.48%) WebSphere
7 13 (14.29%) Confluence
8 12 (13.19%) AquaLogic
9 10 (10.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (5.49%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (5.49%) Apache Solr
10 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.49%) Documentum
11 4 (4.40%) SAS
11 4 (4.40%) Mule
12 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (3.30%) CMS
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (2.20%) AquaLogic Service Bus
14 1 (1.10%) Captiva
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (6.59%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (3.30%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.20%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.10%) Staffware
4 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) DNS
2 6 (6.59%) SDH
2 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
2 6 (6.59%) MPLS
3 4 (4.40%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.97%) Oracle Database
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (13.19%) MySQL
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.49%) DB2
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Maven
2 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.38%) JIRA
3 14 (15.38%) Subversion
4 11 (12.09%) Hudson
5 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.59%) Toad
7 5 (5.49%) CA Gen
8 3 (3.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.20%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.10%) JMeter
10 1 (1.10%) JUnit
10 1 (1.10%) Selenium
10 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Platform Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.40%) SAS Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.30%) SOA Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (3.30%) SOA Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) Workday Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) Documentum Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (68.13%) J2EE
2 25 (27.47%) Web Services
3 17 (18.68%) XML
4 14 (15.38%) SOAP
4 14 (15.38%) WSDL
5 13 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (13.19%) JMS
7 8 (8.79%) XSD
8 7 (7.69%) HTML
8 7 (7.69%) Middleware
9 6 (6.59%) JAXB
9 6 (6.59%) SAX
9 6 (6.59%) Spring
9 6 (6.59%) CSS
10 5 (5.49%) JSP
10 5 (5.49%) Servlets
10 5 (5.49%) .NET
10 5 (5.49%) Lucene
11 4 (4.40%) RESTful
12 3 (3.30%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.09%) Open Source
3 4 (4.40%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.40%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) UNIX
2 27 (29.67%) Solaris
3 24 (26.37%) Windows
4 14 (15.38%) Linux
5 13 (14.29%) AIX
5 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 21 (23.08%) RUP
3 19 (20.88%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.88%) Data Modelling
3 19 (20.88%) SOA
4 17 (18.68%) OO
4 17 (18.68%) Test Strategy
5 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
6 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 12 (13.19%) Migration
9 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (9.89%) DevOps
11 8 (8.79%) Data Migration
11 8 (8.79%) TDD
12 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.49%) Business Transformation
13 5 (5.49%) BPEL
13 5 (5.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 65 (71.43%) Java
2 36 (39.56%) SQL
3 34 (37.36%) Perl
4 27 (29.67%) Shell Script
5 25 (27.47%) PL/SQL
6 12 (13.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.30%) XPath
8 2 (2.20%) VB6
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) VCP4
3 1 (1.10%) IIBA
3 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Squid
2 1 (1.10%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) OpenSSO
2 4 (4.40%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 78 (85.71%) Oracle
2 27 (29.67%) webMethods
3 25 (27.47%) Pega
4 16 (17.58%) Informatica
5 13 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 13 (14.29%) IBM
6 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.79%) ATG
8 6 (6.59%) Cramer
8 6 (6.59%) SAP
8 6 (6.59%) MetaSolv
9 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.49%) Adobe
9 5 (5.49%) Endeca
10 3 (3.30%) Talend
10 3 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (3.30%) Vitria
10 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.20%) Sybase
12 1 (1.10%) HP
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