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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 575 551 512
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -39
Contract jobs citing BEA 26 24 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.045% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.096% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £401 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £548 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £473
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.05%
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
25627 24987 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.26% 46.97% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14312 13806 13878
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1115 1388
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 12 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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 -25 25 £400 -5.88% 2
London +15 14 £400 -11.60% 1
City of London +34 4 £400 -21.95%
East of England -17 4 £390 -29.09%
Hertfordshire - 4 £390 -
South East - 2 £450 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £390 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 35 (72.92%) Oracle
2 31 (64.58%) SOA
3 29 (60.42%) Web Services
4 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
5 24 (50.00%) XML
6 22 (45.83%) AquaLogic
7 21 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (43.75%) SOAP
8 20 (41.67%) Java
9 17 (35.42%) XSD
9 17 (35.42%) WSDL
9 17 (35.42%) IBM
9 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
10 16 (33.33%) Migration
10 16 (33.33%) XSLT
10 16 (33.33%) SQL
11 15 (31.25%) UDDI
11 15 (31.25%) XPath
11 15 (31.25%) Apache Axis
11 15 (31.25%) JAX-WS
11 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
12 14 (29.17%) Workday HCM
13 13 (27.08%) ERP
13 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
13 13 (27.08%) SAP
14 12 (25.00%) SAP HR
14 12 (25.00%) E-business
14 12 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
14 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
2 22 (45.83%) AquaLogic
3 21 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (35.42%) WebSphere
5 9 (18.75%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (12.50%) CMS
6 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (12.50%) Mule
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Solr
6 6 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (4.17%) Documentum
9 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.08%) iPlanet
9 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
9 1 (2.08%) Apache
9 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Workday HCM
2 12 (25.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.17%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.08%) NAS
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.17%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Ant
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (6.25%) CA Gen
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Automotive
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Workday Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Portal Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Environment Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SOA Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Environment Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.08%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) Web Services
2 24 (50.00%) XML
3 21 (43.75%) SOAP
4 17 (35.42%) WSDL
4 17 (35.42%) XSD
5 16 (33.33%) XSLT
6 15 (31.25%) UDDI
6 15 (31.25%) JAX-WS
6 15 (31.25%) Apache Axis
7 9 (18.75%) J2EE
8 8 (16.67%) Middleware
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (12.50%) RESTful
9 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.50%) Lucene
9 6 (12.50%) Spring
10 4 (8.33%) EJB
11 3 (6.25%) JSF
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
12 2 (4.17%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) Wiki
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.08%) DTV
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) SOA
2 16 (33.33%) Migration
3 15 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 13 (27.08%) ERP
5 12 (25.00%) E-business
6 8 (16.67%) OO
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.50%) RUP
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (10.42%) BPEL
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) UML
11 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.17%) ITIL
11 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.17%) Data Architecture
11 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) XPath
4 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (10.42%) XQuery
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.17%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) COBOL
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Korn
8 1 (2.08%) C-shell
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.08%) NFS
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) OpenSSO
2 6 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.08%) YUM
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Control-M
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) IBM
3 13 (27.08%) SAP
4 12 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (14.58%) ATG
6 6 (12.50%) Endeca
6 6 (12.50%) Adobe
7 5 (10.42%) Informatica
7 5 (10.42%) webMethods
7 5 (10.42%) Pega
8 4 (8.33%) Sun
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco
10 2 (4.17%) JBoss
10 2 (4.17%) VMware
11 1 (2.08%) Google
11 1 (2.08%) hybris
11 1 (2.08%) VocaLink
11 1 (2.08%) F5
11 1 (2.08%) Vignette
11 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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