The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 563 546 486
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -60
Contract jobs citing BEA 26 17 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.033% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.071% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 37
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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
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 13 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 29 July 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 +1 25 £425 - 2
London +1 16 £400 -1.23% 1
City of London +27 4 £400 -23.80%
South East - 2 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 28 (65.12%) Web Services
2 28 (65.12%) SOA
3 21 (48.84%) SOAP
3 21 (48.84%) AquaLogic
4 20 (46.51%) XML
5 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
6 17 (39.53%) IBM
7 16 (37.21%) WSDL
7 16 (37.21%) Migration
7 16 (37.21%) XSD
7 16 (37.21%) XSLT
8 15 (34.88%) Java
8 15 (34.88%) UDDI
8 15 (34.88%) XPath
8 15 (34.88%) Apache Axis
8 15 (34.88%) JAX-WS
8 15 (34.88%) Data Migration
9 14 (32.56%) Workday HCM
10 13 (30.23%) ERP
10 13 (30.23%) SAP
11 12 (27.91%) SAP HR
11 12 (27.91%) E-business
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
12 9 (20.93%) J2EE
12 9 (20.93%) WebLogic Portal

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (48.84%) AquaLogic
2 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
4 9 (20.93%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
6 6 (13.95%) CMS
6 6 (13.95%) Mule
6 6 (13.95%) Apache Solr
6 6 (13.95%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (4.65%) Apache
8 2 (4.65%) Documentum
9 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
9 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (2.33%) IIS
9 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Workday HCM
2 12 (27.91%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.33%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Intranet
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.65%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Ant
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Maven
1 3 (6.98%) Hudson
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (6.98%) CA Gen
2 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Automotive
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Architect
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Workday Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Portal Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Environment Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.33%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Web Services
2 21 (48.84%) SOAP
3 20 (46.51%) XML
4 16 (37.21%) XSD
4 16 (37.21%) XSLT
4 16 (37.21%) WSDL
5 15 (34.88%) UDDI
5 15 (34.88%) Apache Axis
5 15 (34.88%) JAX-WS
6 9 (20.93%) J2EE
7 7 (16.28%) Middleware
8 6 (13.95%) Lucene
8 6 (13.95%) RESTful
9 5 (11.63%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (6.98%) WebCenter
10 3 (6.98%) HTML
10 3 (6.98%) EJB
11 2 (4.65%) JSP
11 2 (4.65%) Servlets
11 2 (4.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) PKI
2 1 (2.33%) Wiki
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) SOA
2 16 (37.21%) Migration
3 15 (34.88%) Data Migration
4 13 (30.23%) ERP
5 12 (27.91%) E-business
6 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.95%) RUP
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) BPEL
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
10 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
1 15 (34.88%) XPath
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.30%) XQuery
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) COBOL
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) C-shell
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (2.33%) NFS
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) OpenSSO
2 6 (13.95%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) YUM
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 17 (39.53%) IBM
3 13 (30.23%) SAP
4 12 (27.91%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (16.28%) ATG
6 6 (13.95%) Endeca
6 6 (13.95%) Adobe
7 5 (11.63%) Informatica
7 5 (11.63%) webMethods
7 5 (11.63%) Pega
8 4 (9.30%) Sun
9 3 (6.98%) Cisco
10 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) JBoss
10 2 (4.65%) VMware
11 1 (2.33%) Google
11 1 (2.33%) hybris
11 1 (2.33%) F5
11 1 (2.33%) Vignette
11 1 (2.33%) HP