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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 613 608 599
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing BEA 40 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.057% 0.031%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.13% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 6
Median daily rate £500 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 19 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 5 May 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 -15 40 £500 +25.00% 2
London +14 23 £525 +24.26%
City of London +42 10 £650 +84.13%
North East - 7 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £500 -
East of England +9 6 £350 -7.82%
Southend-on-Sea +5 3 £358 -5.85%
Essex +3 3 £358 -5.85%
South East -12 3 £563 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
West Sussex -22 2 £650 -
Worthing - 2 £650 -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £476 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 90 (89.11%) WebLogic
2 84 (83.17%) Oracle
3 64 (63.37%) Java
4 62 (61.39%) J2EE
5 56 (55.45%) Unix
6 51 (50.50%) SQL
7 41 (40.59%) Shell Script
8 36 (35.64%) PL/SQL
9 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (30.69%) OO
9 31 (30.69%) Solaris
9 31 (30.69%) IBM
9 31 (30.69%) Waterfall
10 30 (29.70%) Pega
10 30 (29.70%) XML
11 29 (28.71%) Windows
12 28 (27.72%) RUP
12 28 (27.72%) Tomcat
12 28 (27.72%) Perl
12 28 (27.72%) WebSphere
12 28 (27.72%) Oracle Database
13 26 (25.74%) webMethods
14 25 (24.75%) JBoss
14 25 (24.75%) Linux
15 23 (22.77%) JSP
15 23 (22.77%) Informatica
16 22 (21.78%) SAP
16 22 (21.78%) Project Management
17 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (19.80%) Firewall

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 90 (89.11%) WebLogic
2 28 (27.72%) Tomcat
2 28 (27.72%) WebSphere
3 25 (24.75%) JBoss
4 14 (13.86%) Documentum
5 13 (12.87%) Confluence
5 13 (12.87%) iPlanet
6 10 (9.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (8.91%) MQSeries
7 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
7 9 (8.91%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (7.92%) Captiva
8 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
9 6 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (5.94%) IIS
10 3 (2.97%) Apache
11 1 (0.99%) CMS
11 1 (0.99%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.98%) MS Project
1 2 (1.98%) SPSS
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) BusinessWare
1 6 (5.94%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.98%) Maximo
2 2 (1.98%) Primavera
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.99%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.80%) Firewall
2 12 (11.88%) BIG-IP
3 11 (10.89%) SAN
4 7 (6.93%) HTTP
4 7 (6.93%) NAS
5 6 (5.94%) DNS
6 5 (4.95%) DHCP
6 5 (4.95%) LAN
6 5 (4.95%) VoIP
6 5 (4.95%) WAN
6 5 (4.95%) Wireless
7 4 (3.96%) LDAP
8 3 (2.97%) Internet
9 2 (1.98%) FTP
9 2 (1.98%) SSH
9 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) Oracle Database
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle OWB
3 12 (11.88%) DB2
4 8 (7.92%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.94%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (4.95%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.97%) Mnesia
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.98%) GIS
9 2 (1.98%) MS Access
9 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.99%) Informix
10 1 (0.99%) MySQL
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) ClearCase
1 18 (17.82%) JIRA
2 15 (14.85%) CA Gen
2 15 (14.85%) Subversion
3 13 (12.87%) ClearQuest
4 8 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.93%) Maven
6 5 (4.95%) JMeter
6 5 (4.95%) JUnit
6 5 (4.95%) Selenium
7 4 (3.96%) Ant
7 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.98%) Moq
8 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
3 5 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Architect
2 35 (34.65%) Developer
3 9 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.94%) Security Architect
4 6 (5.94%) Software Architect
4 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Documentum Architect
5 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Documentum Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Information Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Information Security Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Lead Architect
7 3 (2.97%) Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Consultant
7 3 (2.97%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (1.98%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (61.39%) J2EE
2 30 (29.70%) XML
3 23 (22.77%) JSP
4 14 (13.86%) Servlets
5 13 (12.87%) .NET
6 12 (11.88%) Middleware
7 11 (10.89%) Web Services
8 10 (9.90%) HTML
9 9 (8.91%) REST
9 9 (8.91%) WDK
10 7 (6.93%) CSS
10 7 (6.93%) EJB
10 7 (6.93%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (5.94%) Ajax
11 6 (5.94%) MSMQ
12 5 (4.95%) JMS
13 4 (3.96%) Java EE
13 4 (3.96%) JSF
13 4 (3.96%) SOAP
14 3 (2.97%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.91%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) AS400
4 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.95%) FMCG
5 3 (2.97%) Clustering
5 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.98%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.98%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Replication
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (55.45%) Unix
2 31 (30.69%) Solaris
3 29 (28.71%) Windows
4 25 (24.75%) Linux
5 14 (13.86%) AIX
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.94%) zOS
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.99%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (30.69%) OO
1 31 (30.69%) Waterfall
2 28 (27.72%) RUP
3 22 (21.78%) Project Management
4 21 (20.79%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (13.86%) Software Architecture
5 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 14 (13.86%) Test Strategy
6 13 (12.87%) Data Modelling
6 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.88%) Problem Management
7 12 (11.88%) Process Improvement
8 11 (10.89%) Content Management
9 10 (9.90%) Analytics
9 10 (9.90%) Asset Management
9 10 (9.90%) Project Planning
10 9 (8.91%) Business Development
10 9 (8.91%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (63.37%) Java
2 51 (50.50%) SQL
3 41 (40.59%) Shell Script
4 36 (35.64%) PL/SQL
5 28 (27.72%) Perl
6 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.95%) C#
9 3 (2.97%) Erlang
9 3 (2.97%) SystemTap
10 2 (1.98%) ABAP
10 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.98%) VB
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) VB6
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (5.94%) CCSP
2 6 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.94%) CISM
2 6 (5.94%) CISSP
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) JSP 440
2 6 (5.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.94%) ClearTrust
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (6.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (5.94%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.95%) Control-M
3 5 (4.95%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (4.95%) SCCM
4 4 (3.96%) BladeLogic
4 4 (3.96%) Puppet
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView
6 2 (1.98%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (83.17%) Oracle
2 31 (30.69%) IBM
3 30 (29.70%) Pega
4 26 (25.74%) webMethods
5 23 (22.77%) Informatica
6 22 (21.78%) SAP
7 13 (12.87%) VMware
8 12 (11.88%) Cisco
9 11 (10.89%) CA
9 11 (10.89%) CheckPoint
10 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.92%) Vitria
11 7 (6.93%) F5
11 7 (6.93%) Sun
11 7 (6.93%) Symantec
12 6 (5.94%) EMC
13 5 (4.95%) ATG
13 5 (4.95%) Axway
13 5 (4.95%) Blue Coat
13 5 (4.95%) HP
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