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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 592 585 569
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing BEA 38 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.041% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.089% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £331 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -1.17%
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
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 18 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 2 September 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 +10 37 £450 +12.50% 3
London -8 14 £488 +21.87% 1
South East -15 6 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 - -
Yorkshire - 6 - -
Leeds - 6 - -
West Midlands +10 5 £450 -
Shropshire -2 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Telford - 4 £450 -
Worthing - 4 - -
North West -27 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £370 -
South West - 3 £370 -
City of London +9 2 £460 +15.00%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (96.49%) WebLogic
2 43 (75.44%) J2EE
3 38 (66.67%) Oracle
3 38 (66.67%) Java
4 36 (63.16%) SQL
5 25 (43.86%) UNIX
6 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
7 21 (36.84%) webMethods
7 21 (36.84%) Tomcat
7 21 (36.84%) Test Strategy
8 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (31.58%) Waterfall
9 18 (31.58%) OO
9 18 (31.58%) JBoss
10 17 (29.82%) RUP
10 17 (29.82%) PL/SQL
10 17 (29.82%) Pega
11 16 (28.07%) Perl
11 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
12 15 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (26.32%) CA Gen
13 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
13 14 (24.56%) XML
14 13 (22.81%) Windows
14 13 (22.81%) Apache
14 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
15 12 (21.05%) IBM
15 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (19.30%) Informatica
16 11 (19.30%) Firewall

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (96.49%) WebLogic
2 21 (36.84%) Tomcat
3 18 (31.58%) JBoss
4 13 (22.81%) Apache
5 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (17.54%) Documentum
6 10 (17.54%) Confluence
7 8 (14.04%) IIS
8 5 (8.77%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (7.02%) AquaLogic
9 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
10 3 (5.26%) SAS
10 3 (5.26%) iPlanet
11 2 (3.51%) Apache Solr
11 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (3.51%) Mule ESB
11 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (3.51%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) BusinessWare
1 2 (3.51%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.75%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) HTTP
4 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) DB2
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
6 2 (3.51%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) CA Gen
2 10 (17.54%) Subversion
2 10 (17.54%) JIRA
3 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.28%) Maven
4 7 (12.28%) Selenium
4 7 (12.28%) JUnit
4 7 (12.28%) JMeter
5 5 (8.77%) Ant
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.26%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Documentum Developer
4 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Documentum Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) SAS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Documentum Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Information Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) J2EE
2 14 (24.56%) XML
3 10 (17.54%) Web Services
4 8 (14.04%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) .NET
4 8 (14.04%) Middleware
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) Web Dynpro
7 4 (7.02%) Spring
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (3.51%) WDK
9 2 (3.51%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.51%) JMS
9 2 (3.51%) JSP
9 2 (3.51%) Servlets
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.51%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) AS400
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) FMCG
3 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) UNIX
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) Solaris
3 9 (15.79%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) AIX
5 2 (3.51%) zOS
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Test Strategy
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) OO
3 18 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 17 (29.82%) RUP
5 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
6 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
7 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
8 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 7 (12.28%) SOA
11 7 (12.28%) Load Balancing
12 6 (10.53%) Project Management
12 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.77%) Workflow
13 5 (8.77%) ITIL
13 5 (8.77%) Demand Management
14 4 (7.02%) SDLC
14 4 (7.02%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) SQL
3 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
4 17 (29.82%) PL/SQL
5 16 (28.07%) Perl
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.77%) XQuery
8 4 (7.02%) ABAP
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CISM
2 2 (3.51%) CCSP
2 2 (3.51%) CISSP
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.51%) ClearTrust
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.51%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Oracle
2 21 (36.84%) webMethods
3 17 (29.82%) Pega
4 12 (21.05%) IBM
5 11 (19.30%) Informatica
6 9 (15.79%) ATG
7 7 (12.28%) hybris
8 6 (10.53%) Ektron
8 6 (10.53%) Adobe
9 5 (8.77%) Sun
9 5 (8.77%) SAP
9 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco
11 3 (5.26%) Vitria
12 2 (3.51%) CA
12 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.51%) Endeca
12 2 (3.51%) Apigee
13 1 (1.75%) Sybase