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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BEA
UK
Rank 573 577 566
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing BEA 22 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.098% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 32
Median daily rate £475 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +24.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £428 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £513 £403
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +27.32%
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
20233 22493 23972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 43.22% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12546 13464 13798
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 759 835 981
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +8 22 £475 -5.00% 4
London -2 6 £475 -5.00% 2
East Midlands - 6 £491 -
Nottingham - 6 £491 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £491 -
South West +13 3 £463 +8.82%
Essex - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South East +19 2 £378 -24.50% 1
Somerset +1 2 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire - 2 £378 -
Telford +17 1 - -
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 £600 +14.28%
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 45 (88.24%) Oracle
1 45 (88.24%) WebLogic
2 41 (80.39%) Java
3 34 (66.67%) J2EE
4 31 (60.78%) SQL
5 30 (58.82%) PL/SQL
5 30 (58.82%) Oracle Database
6 24 (47.06%) Unix
7 23 (45.10%) OO
8 22 (43.14%) Web Services
8 22 (43.14%) XML
9 20 (39.22%) SOA
9 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (37.25%) Hibernate
10 19 (37.25%) Spring
11 18 (35.29%) Java EE
11 18 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 17 (33.33%) JSF
13 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
13 16 (31.37%) SLA
13 16 (31.37%) EJB
13 16 (31.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (29.41%) Ajax
15 14 (27.45%) JIRA
15 14 (27.45%) Subversion
15 14 (27.45%) JSP
15 14 (27.45%) UML
15 14 (27.45%) RUP
16 13 (25.49%) TDD

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 45 (88.24%) WebLogic
2 18 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
3 16 (31.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (13.73%) iPlanet
4 7 (13.73%) JBoss
5 4 (7.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
5 4 (7.84%) CMS
5 4 (7.84%) Mule
5 4 (7.84%) Mule ESB
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
6 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.92%) Confluence
7 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.96%) Jetty
8 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.96%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) BIG-IP
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) LDAP
4 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) FTP
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) SSH
5 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.84%) Endeca
5 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (7.84%) Pentaho
5 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.84%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (5.88%) DB2
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (1.96%) Informix
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JIRA
1 14 (27.45%) Subversion
2 13 (25.49%) CA Gen
3 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Ant
4 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) Gradle
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) jMock
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) WATIR
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Architect
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (13.73%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Agile Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
9 4 (7.84%) ETL Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Pentaho Developer
9 4 (7.84%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (66.67%) J2EE
2 22 (43.14%) Web Services
2 22 (43.14%) XML
3 19 (37.25%) Hibernate
3 19 (37.25%) Spring
4 18 (35.29%) Java EE
5 17 (33.33%) JSF
6 16 (31.37%) EJB
7 15 (29.41%) Ajax
8 14 (27.45%) JSP
9 8 (15.69%) SOAP
10 7 (13.73%) RESTful
11 6 (11.76%) Struts
12 5 (9.80%) Middleware
12 5 (9.80%) REST
13 4 (7.84%) HTML
13 4 (7.84%) Lucene
13 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (7.84%) XSL
13 4 (7.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) HP Storage
3 3 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.88%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Unix
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Solaris
5 7 (13.73%) AIX
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) OO
2 20 (39.22%) SOA
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
4 14 (27.45%) RUP
4 14 (27.45%) UML
5 13 (25.49%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) Defect Management
6 12 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
8 10 (19.61%) BDD
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (19.61%) ITIL
9 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 9 (17.65%) Process Improvement
9 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) Java
2 31 (60.78%) SQL
3 30 (58.82%) PL/SQL
4 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 11 (21.57%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Sun Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (13.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.84%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) OpenSSO
3 3 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.92%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.92%) Control-M
4 2 (3.92%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.92%) OpenView
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) Ansible
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Informatica
2 12 (23.53%) Pega
2 12 (23.53%) webMethods
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) ATG
4 7 (13.73%) F5
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.73%) Sun
5 6 (11.76%) Symantec
6 4 (7.84%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.84%) Adobe
6 4 (7.84%) Apigee
6 4 (7.84%) EMC
6 4 (7.84%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) TIBCO