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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 599 573 601
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs citing BEA 29 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 16
Median daily rate £438 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £387 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £418 £414
% change year-on-year
-25.74% +0.90%
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
22888 23667 25669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.60% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13962 13919 15119
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 987 1246
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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 16 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 2 December 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 -29 28 £450 -7.69%
London -9 16 £450 -13.46%
West Midlands -43 6 - -
Telford -20 5 - -
Shropshire -23 5 - -
East of England +11 4 £193 -65.00%
Bedfordshire - 4 £193 -
South West - 2 £463 -
Dunstable - 2 £193 -
Luton - 2 - -
Erskine - 1 £310 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
City of London - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Scotland - 1 £310 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 58 (93.55%) Oracle
1 58 (93.55%) WebLogic
2 49 (79.03%) Java
3 48 (77.42%) J2EE
4 34 (54.84%) Unix
4 34 (54.84%) Oracle Database
5 33 (53.23%) SQL
6 32 (51.61%) PL/SQL
7 25 (40.32%) XML
8 24 (38.71%) Web Services
9 23 (37.10%) WebLogic Portal
10 22 (35.48%) JSP
11 20 (32.26%) Solaris
11 20 (32.26%) OO
11 20 (32.26%) SOA
12 19 (30.65%) Windows
12 19 (30.65%) Firewall
13 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
14 17 (27.42%) Spring
15 16 (25.81%) Java EE
15 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
15 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
15 16 (25.81%) ITIL
16 15 (24.19%) Cisco
16 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (24.19%) JSF
16 15 (24.19%) BIG-IP
16 15 (24.19%) VMware
16 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development

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 58 (93.55%) WebLogic
2 23 (37.10%) WebLogic Portal
3 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (20.97%) iPlanet
5 5 (8.06%) Apache
5 5 (8.06%) JBoss
6 4 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Apache Solr
6 4 (6.45%) CMS
6 4 (6.45%) Mule
6 4 (6.45%) Mule ESB
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.23%) Confluence
7 2 (3.23%) Documentum
7 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.61%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) BIG-IP
3 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 6 (9.68%) LDAP
5 5 (8.06%) Internet
6 4 (6.45%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) NAS
7 3 (4.84%) FTP
8 2 (3.23%) HTTP
8 2 (3.23%) SSH
9 1 (1.61%) DHCP
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.61%) VoIP
9 1 (1.61%) WAN
9 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) Oracle Database
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (6.45%) DB2
4 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Informix
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) CA Gen
1 13 (20.97%) JIRA
1 13 (20.97%) Subversion
2 8 (12.90%) ClearQuest
3 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.23%) Ant
4 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Architect
3 13 (20.97%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Architect
7 4 (6.45%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (77.42%) J2EE
2 25 (40.32%) XML
3 24 (38.71%) Web Services
4 22 (35.48%) JSP
5 17 (27.42%) Spring
6 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 16 (25.81%) Java EE
7 15 (24.19%) JSF
8 14 (22.58%) EJB
9 13 (20.97%) Ajax
10 7 (11.29%) HTML
10 7 (11.29%) Middleware
10 7 (11.29%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (11.29%) REST
10 7 (11.29%) RESTful
10 7 (11.29%) SOAP
11 6 (9.68%) CSS
11 6 (9.68%) Struts
12 4 (6.45%) JMS
12 4 (6.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) HP Storage
3 3 (4.84%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (4.84%) iPad
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Unix
2 20 (32.26%) Solaris
3 19 (30.65%) Windows
4 14 (22.58%) AIX
4 14 (22.58%) Linux
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) OO
1 20 (32.26%) SOA
2 18 (29.03%) Waterfall
3 16 (25.81%) ITIL
4 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (22.58%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (22.58%) RUP
6 12 (19.35%) Six Sigma
6 12 (19.35%) UML
7 11 (17.74%) Defect Management
7 11 (17.74%) ITIL V3
7 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
7 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (17.74%) Project Management
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
8 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.90%) Problem Management
10 7 (11.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (79.03%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) SQL
3 32 (51.61%) PL/SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
5 11 (17.74%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) VB
6 3 (4.84%) VB6
7 2 (3.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Sun Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) SLA
2 11 (17.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) EMC NetWorker
1 14 (22.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (6.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (6.45%) OpenSSO
3 3 (4.84%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.84%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.61%) Control-M
4 1 (1.61%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) Oracle
2 15 (24.19%) Cisco
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) F5
3 14 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 14 (22.58%) Sun
4 13 (20.97%) Pega
4 13 (20.97%) webMethods
5 11 (17.74%) Informatica
6 8 (12.90%) IBM
7 6 (9.68%) ATG
8 4 (6.45%) Adobe
8 4 (6.45%) Apigee
8 4 (6.45%) Endeca
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
9 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 3 (4.84%) HP
9 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.23%) Opsware