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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 562 540 486
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -54
Contract jobs citing BEA 46 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £625 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +48.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £290 £420
% change year-on-year
+42.67% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
25061 23943 23772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 46.33% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 13599 12338
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1125 1406
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 21 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 18 December 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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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 44 £425 -32.00% 4
West Midlands +7 15 £425 +46.55% 1
London +13 13 £500 -23.07% 1
East of England - 8 £403 - 2
Bracknell - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
South East - 5 - -
City of London +6 2 £550 -21.42%
South Wales - 1 £275 - 7
Wales - 1 £275 - 7
Cardiff - 1 £275 - 7
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 56 (87.50%) Oracle
2 51 (79.69%) WebLogic
3 46 (71.88%) Java
4 33 (51.56%) J2EE
5 29 (45.31%) Oracle Database
6 28 (43.75%) Web Services
7 22 (34.38%) XML
8 21 (32.81%) SQL
9 20 (31.25%) Solaris
9 20 (31.25%) Apache
9 20 (31.25%) SOA
10 19 (29.69%) UNIX
10 19 (29.69%) PL/SQL
11 18 (28.13%) Windows
11 18 (28.13%) SOAP
12 17 (26.56%) WebSphere
13 16 (25.00%) Perl
13 16 (25.00%) WSDL
13 16 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
13 16 (25.00%) Maven
14 15 (23.44%) Migration
14 15 (23.44%) JBoss
14 15 (23.44%) Tomcat
14 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
14 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (21.88%) Subversion
16 13 (20.31%) Linux
16 13 (20.31%) AquaLogic
16 13 (20.31%) JIRA
17 12 (18.75%) Data Migration

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 51 (79.69%) WebLogic
2 20 (31.25%) Apache
3 17 (26.56%) WebSphere
4 16 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 15 (23.44%) JBoss
5 15 (23.44%) Tomcat
6 13 (20.31%) AquaLogic
7 12 (18.75%) Confluence
8 10 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
9 6 (9.38%) Adobe CQ
9 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
10 5 (7.81%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (7.81%) Mule
11 4 (6.25%) CMS
12 2 (3.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
13 1 (1.56%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP HR
2 4 (6.25%) Workday HCM
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (4.69%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (1.56%) Staffware
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Ethernet
2 8 (12.50%) MPLS
2 8 (12.50%) SDH
3 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.56%) LAN
4 1 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (45.31%) Oracle Database
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.13%) DB2
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Maven
2 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.88%) Subversion
4 13 (20.31%) JIRA
5 11 (17.19%) Hudson
6 8 (12.50%) Toad
7 4 (6.25%) JUnit
8 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.56%) JMeter
10 1 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Architect
2 21 (32.81%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Platform Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Technical Architect
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (3.13%) SOA Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Workday Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) J2EE
2 28 (43.75%) Web Services
3 22 (34.38%) XML
4 18 (28.13%) SOAP
5 16 (25.00%) WSDL
6 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (15.63%) JMS
8 8 (12.50%) Spring
8 8 (12.50%) XSD
8 8 (12.50%) JAXB
9 7 (10.94%) Middleware
9 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.38%) Lucene
10 6 (9.38%) SAX
11 5 (7.81%) UDDI
11 5 (7.81%) XSLT
11 5 (7.81%) RESTful
12 4 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (6.25%) JAX-WS
12 4 (6.25%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Solaris
2 19 (29.69%) UNIX
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 13 (20.31%) Linux
5 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 12 (18.75%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) SOA
2 15 (23.44%) Migration
3 12 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) OO
5 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.50%) DevOps
6 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) ETL
9 5 (7.81%) RUP
9 5 (7.81%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) PL/SQL
4 16 (25.00%) Perl
5 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 5 (7.81%) XPath
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Squid
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) Puppet
2 6 (9.38%) OpenSSO
3 5 (7.81%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (87.50%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) ATG
3 9 (14.06%) IBM
4 8 (12.50%) Cramer
4 8 (12.50%) webMethods
4 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.50%) MetaSolv
5 7 (10.94%) SAP
6 6 (9.38%) Endeca
6 6 (9.38%) Adobe
7 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (7.81%) Pega
8 4 (6.25%) Informatica
8 4 (6.25%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.13%) Talend
9 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.56%) Sybase
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) Sun
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