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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 602 614 580
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs citing BEA 41 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.056% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £344 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £538 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £370 £475
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -22.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24318 25098 23933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.07% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14729 13223
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 1084 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BEA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 41 £500 +17.64% 3
London +4 13 £475 +5.55% 1
North East - 8 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £500 -
East of England +22 7 £380 - 1
Essex +14 6 £380 -
South East -5 6 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands -21 6 £545 +21.11%
Berkshire - 6 £475 -
Bracknell - 6 £475 -
Southend-on-Sea +9 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Walsall 0 3 £545 -
North West -7 1 £450 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £450 -
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £700 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £240 -
Norfolk - 1 £500 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BEA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BEA.

1 74 (98.67%) Oracle
2 73 (97.33%) WebLogic
3 53 (70.67%) Java
4 49 (65.33%) J2EE
5 42 (56.00%) Oracle Database
6 39 (52.00%) JSP
7 37 (49.33%) Solaris
7 37 (49.33%) Unix
7 37 (49.33%) Windows
8 35 (46.67%) IBM
9 33 (44.00%) Firewall
10 32 (42.67%) XML
11 30 (40.00%) Linux
12 28 (37.33%) Project Management
13 24 (32.00%) Web Services
13 24 (32.00%) VMware
14 23 (30.67%) BIG-IP
14 23 (30.67%) AIX
14 23 (30.67%) Cisco
15 21 (28.00%) SQL
15 21 (28.00%) iPlanet
15 21 (28.00%) WebSphere
15 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (26.67%) OO
17 19 (25.33%) Red Hat
18 18 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 18 (24.00%) Sun
18 18 (24.00%) Middleware
18 18 (24.00%) Servlets
18 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008

BEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 73 (97.33%) WebLogic
2 21 (28.00%) iPlanet
2 21 (28.00%) WebSphere
3 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 14 (18.67%) JBoss
5 10 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (12.00%) Apache
6 9 (12.00%) MQSeries
7 6 (8.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (5.33%) IIS
9 1 (1.33%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) BusinessWare
1 4 (5.33%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.67%) Maximo
2 2 (2.67%) Primavera
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) Firewall
2 23 (30.67%) BIG-IP
3 15 (20.00%) SAN
4 11 (14.67%) LDAP
5 10 (13.33%) DNS
6 9 (12.00%) Internet
7 8 (10.67%) NAS
8 5 (6.67%) DHCP
8 5 (6.67%) LAN
8 5 (6.67%) VoIP
8 5 (6.67%) WAN
8 5 (6.67%) Wireless
9 3 (4.00%) FTP
9 3 (4.00%) HTTP
9 3 (4.00%) SSH
10 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (22.67%) DB2
3 8 (10.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (5.33%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (5.33%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.67%) GIS
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (4.00%) CA Gen
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 10 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Support Officer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.00%) TIBCO Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) J2EE
2 39 (52.00%) JSP
3 32 (42.67%) XML
4 24 (32.00%) Web Services
5 18 (24.00%) Middleware
5 18 (24.00%) Servlets
6 14 (18.67%) CSS
6 14 (18.67%) HTML
7 11 (14.67%) Spring
8 9 (12.00%) JMS
9 8 (10.67%) Struts
10 7 (9.33%) .NET
11 6 (8.00%) Apache Flex
11 6 (8.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (5.33%) Java EE
12 4 (5.33%) MSMQ
12 4 (5.33%) SOAP
13 3 (4.00%) EJB
13 3 (4.00%) JSON
13 3 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Hedge funds
3 8 (10.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.67%) Clustering
4 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.33%) AS400
6 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.00%) FMCG
6 3 (4.00%) Grid Computing
6 3 (4.00%) HP Storage
6 3 (4.00%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Solaris
1 37 (49.33%) Unix
1 37 (49.33%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 23 (30.67%) AIX
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.33%) zOS
7 1 (1.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Project Management
2 20 (26.67%) OO
3 18 (24.00%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (22.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (21.33%) ITIL
5 16 (21.33%) Six Sigma
6 15 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 13 (17.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (13.33%) Workflow
10 9 (12.00%) Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) Business Development
10 9 (12.00%) Presales
10 9 (12.00%) Process Management
10 9 (12.00%) QMS
10 9 (12.00%) Risk Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) Java
2 21 (28.00%) SQL
3 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
4 12 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.33%) VB
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) VB6
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) ABAP
10 1 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (5.33%) CCSP
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.33%) CISM
3 4 (5.33%) CISSP
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 10 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.33%) ClearTrust
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 18 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (6.67%) Control-M
2 5 (6.67%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.67%) OpenView
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.67%) SCCM
3 4 (5.33%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (98.67%) Oracle
2 35 (46.67%) IBM
3 24 (32.00%) VMware
4 23 (30.67%) Cisco
5 19 (25.33%) Red Hat
6 18 (24.00%) F5
6 18 (24.00%) Sun
7 12 (16.00%) Vitria
8 11 (14.67%) Pega
9 10 (13.33%) SAP
10 9 (12.00%) CA
10 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (10.67%) Sybase
11 8 (10.67%) Symantec
11 8 (10.67%) webMethods
12 7 (9.33%) HP
13 5 (6.67%) Axway
13 5 (6.67%) Cognos
13 5 (6.67%) Nokia
13 5 (6.67%) Opsware