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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 556 582 556
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Contract jobs citing BEA 37 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.066% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 3
Average daily rate
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£403 £513 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.46% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.05% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 24 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 17 April 2015. 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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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 +14 35 £403 -21.46% 4
London +9 13 £395 -26.51%
City of London +25 5 £353 +8.61%
East of England +20 3 £403 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 £350 - 1
Leeds -15 1 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 £350 - 1
South East -19 1 - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Hook - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 75 (90.36%) WebLogic
2 70 (84.34%) Oracle
3 62 (74.70%) Java
4 59 (71.08%) J2EE
5 37 (44.58%) UNIX
6 35 (42.17%) SQL
7 34 (40.96%) Perl
8 29 (34.94%) Oracle Database
9 28 (33.73%) Apache
10 27 (32.53%) Windows
10 27 (32.53%) Shell Script
11 25 (30.12%) webMethods
11 25 (30.12%) Solaris
11 25 (30.12%) Pega
12 24 (28.92%) Waterfall
12 24 (28.92%) PL/SQL
13 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
14 21 (25.30%) RUP
14 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
15 19 (22.89%) Maven
15 19 (22.89%) JBoss
15 19 (22.89%) Data Modelling
15 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
16 17 (20.48%) WebLogic Portal
16 17 (20.48%) Subversion
16 17 (20.48%) OO
16 17 (20.48%) JIRA
16 17 (20.48%) Test Strategy
17 16 (19.28%) Puppet

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 75 (90.36%) WebLogic
2 28 (33.73%) Apache
3 22 (26.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (22.89%) JBoss
5 17 (20.48%) WebLogic Portal
6 16 (19.28%) Confluence
7 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
8 7 (8.43%) AquaLogic
8 7 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (6.02%) Documentum
10 4 (4.82%) SAS
10 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
10 4 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (4.82%) Apache Solr
11 3 (3.61%) Mule ESB
11 3 (3.61%) CMS
11 3 (3.61%) Mule
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (1.20%) Captiva
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (7.23%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Staffware
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) DNS
2 5 (6.02%) SDH
2 5 (6.02%) Ethernet
2 5 (6.02%) MPLS
2 5 (6.02%) Firewall
3 4 (4.82%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.94%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (13.25%) MySQL
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 5 (6.02%) DB2
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.41%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Jenkins
2 19 (22.89%) Maven
3 17 (20.48%) JIRA
3 17 (20.48%) Subversion
4 14 (16.87%) Hudson
5 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.02%) CA Gen
6 5 (6.02%) Toad
7 2 (2.41%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.20%) JMeter
8 1 (1.20%) JUnit
8 1 (1.20%) Selenium
8 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 24 (28.92%) Architect
3 13 (15.66%) Platform Architect
4 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.82%) SAS Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) SOA Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (3.61%) SOA Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.41%) Administrator
9 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (71.08%) J2EE
2 16 (19.28%) Web Services
3 13 (15.66%) XML
3 13 (15.66%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (13.25%) JMS
5 10 (12.05%) WSDL
6 9 (10.84%) SOAP
7 7 (8.43%) HTML
8 6 (7.23%) CSS
8 6 (7.23%) Spring
8 6 (7.23%) SAX
9 5 (6.02%) Middleware
9 5 (6.02%) JAXB
9 5 (6.02%) JSP
9 5 (6.02%) Servlets
9 5 (6.02%) XSD
10 4 (4.82%) Lucene
11 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.61%) RESTful
11 3 (3.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.25%) Open Source
3 4 (4.82%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) UNIX
2 27 (32.53%) Windows
3 25 (30.12%) Solaris
4 14 (16.87%) Linux
5 13 (15.66%) AIX
5 13 (15.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) Waterfall
2 21 (25.30%) RUP
3 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (22.89%) Configuration Management
3 19 (22.89%) Data Modelling
4 17 (20.48%) OO
4 17 (20.48%) Test Strategy
5 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (16.87%) Problem Management
6 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Management
7 13 (15.66%) SOA
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (10.84%) DevOps
10 7 (8.43%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) Migration
11 5 (6.02%) Scrum
11 5 (6.02%) BPEL
11 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) Java
2 35 (42.17%) SQL
3 34 (40.96%) Perl
4 27 (32.53%) Shell Script
5 24 (28.92%) PL/SQL
6 12 (14.46%) PHP
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.41%) VB
8 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.41%) VB6
9 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) IIBA
3 1 (1.20%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Squid
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (19.28%) Puppet
2 3 (3.61%) OpenSSO
2 3 (3.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (84.34%) Oracle
2 25 (30.12%) webMethods
2 25 (30.12%) Pega
3 16 (19.28%) Informatica
4 13 (15.66%) Business Objects
5 9 (10.84%) IBM
5 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.02%) MetaSolv
6 5 (6.02%) ATG
6 5 (6.02%) Cramer
7 4 (4.82%) Endeca
7 4 (4.82%) Adobe
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.61%) Vitria
9 2 (2.41%) Sybase
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
10 1 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) BMC
10 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.20%) Atlassian