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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BEA
UK
Rank 556 563 560
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing BEA 31 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 28
Median daily rate £450 £500 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.95% +21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £411 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £663 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £538 £403
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +33.54%
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
20308 21642 23146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.27% 43.30% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12489 12731 13574
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 861 1016
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 January 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 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 23 January 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 -3 31 £450 -9.95% 1
London +7 15 £450 -9.95%
East of England +9 6 £193 -65.00%
East Midlands - 6 £491 -
Nottingham - 6 £491 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £491 -
South West +6 3 £463 +8.82%
Essex -6 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £193 -
Somerset +1 2 £475 +11.76%
Dunstable - 2 £193 -
Telford +1 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -2 1 - -
Shropshire -4 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
City of London - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £450 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (92.73%) Oracle
1 51 (92.73%) WebLogic
2 46 (83.64%) Java
3 40 (72.73%) J2EE
4 34 (61.82%) SQL
5 33 (60.00%) PL/SQL
6 32 (58.18%) Oracle Database
7 31 (56.36%) Unix
8 23 (41.82%) OO
9 22 (40.00%) Web Services
9 22 (40.00%) XML
10 20 (36.36%) SOA
10 20 (36.36%) Waterfall
11 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (34.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 18 (32.73%) RUP
13 17 (30.91%) JSP
13 17 (30.91%) SLA
13 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
13 17 (30.91%) Spring
13 17 (30.91%) CA Gen
14 16 (29.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 16 (29.09%) JSF
14 16 (29.09%) Java EE
14 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (29.09%) Pega
15 15 (27.27%) webMethods
15 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
15 15 (27.27%) Informatica
15 15 (27.27%) EJB

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 51 (92.73%) WebLogic
2 19 (34.55%) WebLogic Portal
3 16 (29.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (18.18%) iPlanet
5 5 (9.09%) JBoss
6 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Apache Solr
6 4 (7.27%) CMS
6 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
6 4 (7.27%) Mule
6 4 (7.27%) Mule ESB
6 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Confluence
7 2 (3.64%) Documentum
8 1 (1.82%) Apache
8 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.82%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) Firewall
2 12 (21.82%) BIG-IP
3 9 (16.36%) SAN
4 6 (10.91%) NAS
5 5 (9.09%) LDAP
6 4 (7.27%) FTP
7 3 (5.45%) SSH
8 2 (3.64%) DHCP
8 2 (3.64%) DNS
8 2 (3.64%) HTTP
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) VoIP
8 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) Wireless
9 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) Oracle Database
2 19 (34.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (10.91%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (7.27%) DB2
6 4 (7.27%) Endeca
6 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (7.27%) Pentaho
6 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.27%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.82%) Informix
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) CA Gen
2 14 (25.45%) Subversion
3 13 (23.64%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 5 (9.09%) ClearQuest
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Buildr
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.82%) jMock
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) WATIR
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Architect
3 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (14.55%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
9 4 (7.27%) Software Architect
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.27%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) J2EE
2 22 (40.00%) Web Services
2 22 (40.00%) XML
3 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
3 17 (30.91%) JSP
3 17 (30.91%) Spring
4 16 (29.09%) Java EE
4 16 (29.09%) JSF
5 15 (27.27%) EJB
6 14 (25.45%) Ajax
7 8 (14.55%) RESTful
7 8 (14.55%) SOAP
8 6 (10.91%) Struts
9 5 (9.09%) Middleware
9 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (9.09%) REST
10 4 (7.27%) HTML
10 4 (7.27%) Lucene
10 4 (7.27%) XSL
10 4 (7.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.09%) HP Storage
2 5 (9.09%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) PKI
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Unix
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 12 (21.82%) Solaris
4 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 10 (18.18%) AIX
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) OO
2 20 (36.36%) SOA
2 20 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 18 (32.73%) RUP
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (23.64%) ITIL
5 13 (23.64%) UML
6 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
6 12 (21.82%) TDD
7 11 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 11 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 10 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 10 (18.18%) Project Management
8 10 (18.18%) Six Sigma
8 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 10 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) SQL
3 33 (60.00%) PL/SQL
4 15 (27.27%) Perl
4 15 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Sun Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
2 9 (16.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
1 10 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (7.27%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (7.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (7.27%) OpenSSO
4 4 (7.27%) OpenView
5 2 (3.64%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.64%) Control-M
5 2 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Oracle
2 16 (29.09%) Pega
3 15 (27.27%) Informatica
3 15 (27.27%) webMethods
4 12 (21.82%) Cisco
4 12 (21.82%) VMware
5 10 (18.18%) F5
5 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 10 (18.18%) Sun
6 8 (14.55%) Symantec
7 7 (12.73%) ATG
8 6 (10.91%) 3PAR
8 6 (10.91%) EMC
8 6 (10.91%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) Adobe
9 4 (7.27%) Apigee
9 4 (7.27%) IBM
10 3 (5.45%) BMC
10 3 (5.45%) NetApp
10 3 (5.45%) Veritas