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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 566 561 562
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing BEA 60 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.098% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 12
Average daily rate £500 £403 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £403 £290
% change year-on-year
+24.22% +38.79%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 60 £500 +24.22% 10
London +16 25 £500 +21.80% 2
West Midlands -13 16 £550 +25.71%
Shropshire -15 15 £550 +25.71%
Telford -16 10 £550 +25.71%
North West -11 7 £388 - 2
South East +21 6 £278 - 1
Manchester - 6 - - 2
West Sussex - 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
City of London +36 3 £650 - 2
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 £525 +263.32%
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Blackpool - 1 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £55 -
Lancashire - 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £55 -
Somerset - 1 £425 - 1
Midlands - 1 £525 -
South West - 1 £425 - 1

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (89.34%) WebLogic
2 91 (74.59%) Oracle
3 86 (70.49%) Java
4 81 (66.39%) J2EE
5 80 (65.57%) SQL
6 77 (63.11%) Unix
7 64 (52.46%) Shell Script
8 61 (50.00%) PL/SQL
9 56 (45.90%) RUP
9 56 (45.90%) Waterfall
10 53 (43.44%) Pega
10 53 (43.44%) Perl
11 50 (40.98%) webMethods
12 47 (38.52%) Informatica
13 42 (34.43%) OO
13 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (31.97%) CA Gen
15 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
15 32 (26.23%) ClearCase
16 27 (22.13%) Oracle OWB
16 27 (22.13%) JIRA
17 26 (21.31%) ClearQuest
18 25 (20.49%) JBoss
18 25 (20.49%) Solaris
19 24 (19.67%) SAP
19 24 (19.67%) Test Strategy
20 23 (18.85%) XML
20 23 (18.85%) Project Planning
21 22 (18.03%) Subversion
21 22 (18.03%) Data Modelling

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 109 (89.34%) WebLogic
2 32 (26.23%) Tomcat
3 25 (20.49%) JBoss
4 20 (16.39%) WebSphere
5 19 (15.57%) Confluence
6 18 (14.75%) Documentum
7 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
8 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
9 9 (7.38%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (7.38%) Captiva
9 9 (7.38%) IIS
9 9 (7.38%) iPlanet
9 9 (7.38%) MQSeries
9 9 (7.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (3.28%) CMS
11 3 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Apache
11 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.46%) Mule
11 3 (2.46%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.64%) MS Project
1 2 (1.64%) SPSS
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.38%) BusinessWare
1 9 (7.38%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.64%) Maximo
2 2 (1.64%) Primavera
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.82%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) Firewall
2 6 (4.92%) HTTP
3 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.46%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.46%) DHCP
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
4 3 (2.46%) LAN
4 3 (2.46%) NAS
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
4 3 (2.46%) VoIP
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
4 3 (2.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.13%) Oracle OWB
2 16 (13.11%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (9.84%) DB2
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.38%) DB2 UDB
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.92%) Mnesia
7 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.64%) GIS
8 2 (1.64%) MS Access
8 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.82%) Informix
9 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (31.97%) CA Gen
2 32 (26.23%) ClearCase
3 27 (22.13%) JIRA
4 26 (21.31%) ClearQuest
5 22 (18.03%) Subversion
6 12 (9.84%) Maven
7 9 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.92%) Ant
8 6 (4.92%) JMeter
8 6 (4.92%) JUnit
8 6 (4.92%) Selenium
9 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.46%) Hudson
10 2 (1.64%) Moq
10 2 (1.64%) PVCS
10 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.82%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (9.02%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Developer
2 47 (38.52%) Architect
3 13 (10.66%) Software Architect
4 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.38%) Security Architect
6 8 (6.56%) Documentum Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Information Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Information Security Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Documentum Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Java Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.46%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (66.39%) J2EE
2 23 (18.85%) XML
3 14 (11.48%) .NET
4 12 (9.84%) EJB
4 12 (9.84%) JSP
5 11 (9.02%) Servlets
5 11 (9.02%) WDK
6 10 (8.20%) Ajax
7 9 (7.38%) HTML
7 9 (7.38%) MSMQ
7 9 (7.38%) REST
8 7 (5.74%) JSF
9 6 (4.92%) Middleware
9 6 (4.92%) Web Services
10 5 (4.10%) CSS
11 4 (3.28%) Java EE
11 4 (3.28%) JMS
11 4 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (3.28%) Struts
12 3 (2.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.38%) AS400
3 8 (6.56%) FMCG
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.46%) PKI
5 3 (2.46%) Replication
6 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Contactless
7 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (63.11%) Unix
2 25 (20.49%) Solaris
3 21 (17.21%) Windows
4 18 (14.75%) Linux
5 9 (7.38%) AIX
5 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.38%) zOS
6 2 (1.64%) VME
7 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) RUP
1 56 (45.90%) Waterfall
2 42 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.43%) OO
3 24 (19.67%) Test Strategy
4 23 (18.85%) Project Planning
5 22 (18.03%) Data Modelling
6 21 (17.21%) Configuration Management
6 21 (17.21%) Software Architecture
7 20 (16.39%) Process Improvement
8 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.93%) Problem Management
10 13 (10.66%) Content Management
10 13 (10.66%) Scrum
11 12 (9.84%) SDLC
11 12 (9.84%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.02%) Information Management
12 11 (9.02%) Project Management
13 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (8.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (70.49%) Java
2 80 (65.57%) SQL
3 64 (52.46%) Shell Script
4 61 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 53 (43.44%) Perl
6 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.92%) Erlang
8 6 (4.92%) SystemTap
9 5 (4.10%) C#
10 3 (2.46%) ANSI C
10 3 (2.46%) C
11 2 (1.64%) ABAP
11 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 9 (7.38%) CCSP
2 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.38%) CISM
2 9 (7.38%) CISSP
3 4 (3.28%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) ClearTrust
3 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (4.92%) Puppet
3 3 (2.46%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.46%) Control-M
3 3 (2.46%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.46%) OpenSSO
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (74.59%) Oracle
2 53 (43.44%) Pega
3 50 (40.98%) webMethods
4 47 (38.52%) Informatica
5 24 (19.67%) SAP
6 20 (16.39%) IBM
7 12 (9.84%) CA
7 12 (9.84%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.20%) Vitria
9 9 (7.38%) ATG
10 6 (4.92%) hybris
10 6 (4.92%) Intel
11 5 (4.10%) Adobe
12 4 (3.28%) EMC
12 4 (3.28%) VMware
13 3 (2.46%) Axway
13 3 (2.46%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.46%) Cisco
13 3 (2.46%) Endeca
13 3 (2.46%) Nokia
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