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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 611 612 594
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing BEA 32 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
Median daily rate £500 £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £513
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
24094 24945 23735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.52% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14800 14628 13358
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 828 1106 1006
Median hourly rate £20.39 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.74% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 16 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 29 June 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 +2 32 £500 +35.13% 1
London +6 9 £563 +25.00%
East of England +20 8 £351 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £500 -
North East - 8 £500 -
West Midlands -20 6 £545 -
Essex +8 5 £380 -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea +4 3 £351 -
Walsall +1 3 £545 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
City of London - 3 £700 -
North West -15 1 £450 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
Blackpool - 1 £450 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 67 (98.53%) Oracle
2 66 (97.06%) WebLogic
3 46 (67.65%) Java
4 40 (58.82%) J2EE
5 34 (50.00%) Unix
6 33 (48.53%) IBM
7 31 (45.59%) JSP
8 29 (42.65%) XML
9 28 (41.18%) Oracle Database
10 26 (38.24%) Windows
11 25 (36.76%) SQL
11 25 (36.76%) Solaris
12 23 (33.82%) OO
13 22 (32.35%) Firewall
14 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
14 21 (30.88%) Project Management
15 20 (29.41%) Linux
16 19 (27.94%) Web Services
16 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
16 19 (27.94%) Pega
17 18 (26.47%) Middleware
17 18 (26.47%) Servlets
18 17 (25.00%) DB2
19 16 (23.53%) PL/SQL
20 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
20 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
21 14 (20.59%) Degree
21 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (20.59%) VMware
21 14 (20.59%) JBoss

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 66 (97.06%) WebLogic
2 21 (30.88%) WebSphere
3 15 (22.06%) Tomcat
4 14 (20.59%) JBoss
5 12 (17.65%) iPlanet
6 10 (14.71%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (11.76%) MQSeries
8 7 (10.29%) Apache
9 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (5.88%) IIS
11 1 (1.47%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) BusinessWare
1 4 (5.88%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.94%) Maximo
2 2 (2.94%) Primavera
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) BIG-IP
3 12 (17.65%) SAN
4 10 (14.71%) DNS
5 8 (11.76%) LDAP
6 7 (10.29%) NAS
7 6 (8.82%) Internet
8 5 (7.35%) DHCP
8 5 (7.35%) LAN
8 5 (7.35%) VoIP
8 5 (7.35%) WAN
8 5 (7.35%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) FTP
9 2 (2.94%) HTTP
9 2 (2.94%) SSH
10 1 (1.47%) SSL
10 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) Oracle Database
2 17 (25.00%) DB2
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.94%) GIS
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.47%) Informix
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) ClearCase
1 7 (10.29%) ClearQuest
2 6 (8.82%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Lead Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Support Officer
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (2.94%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Chief Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Information Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (58.82%) J2EE
2 31 (45.59%) JSP
3 29 (42.65%) XML
4 19 (27.94%) Web Services
5 18 (26.47%) Middleware
5 18 (26.47%) Servlets
6 13 (19.12%) CSS
6 13 (19.12%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) JMS
8 9 (13.24%) Spring
9 8 (11.76%) Struts
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (7.35%) .NET
12 4 (5.88%) Apache Flex
12 4 (5.88%) Java EE
12 4 (5.88%) MSMQ
12 4 (5.88%) SOAP
13 3 (4.41%) JSON
13 3 (4.41%) RESTful
14 2 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.24%) Hedge funds
2 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 8 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.88%) AS400
6 4 (5.88%) Clustering
7 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.41%) FMCG
8 2 (2.94%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.94%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.47%) Fintech
9 1 (1.47%) User Experience
9 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Unix
2 26 (38.24%) Windows
3 25 (36.76%) Solaris
4 20 (29.41%) Linux
5 13 (19.12%) AIX
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.88%) zOS
9 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) OO
2 21 (30.88%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.71%) Asset Management
5 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.71%) Workflow
6 9 (13.24%) Analytics
6 9 (13.24%) Business Development
6 9 (13.24%) Presales
6 9 (13.24%) Process Management
6 9 (13.24%) Risk Analytics
6 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) Java
2 25 (36.76%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) Shell Script
4 16 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 13 (19.12%) Perl
6 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.35%) VB
8 4 (5.88%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) VB6
9 2 (2.94%) ABAP
10 1 (1.47%) Python
10 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (5.88%) CCSP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) CISM
2 4 (5.88%) CISSP
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 7 (10.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.35%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.88%) ClearTrust
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (7.35%) Control-M
2 5 (7.35%) MIMEsweeper
2 5 (7.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 4 (5.88%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.88%) OpenView
4 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 67 (98.53%) Oracle
2 33 (48.53%) IBM
3 19 (27.94%) Pega
4 14 (20.59%) VMware
4 14 (20.59%) webMethods
5 13 (19.12%) Cisco
6 12 (17.65%) Vitria
7 11 (16.18%) Informatica
7 11 (16.18%) SAP
8 9 (13.24%) CA
8 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
8 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
8 9 (13.24%) Sybase
9 8 (11.76%) F5
9 8 (11.76%) Sun
10 7 (10.29%) Symantec
11 6 (8.82%) HP
12 5 (7.35%) Axway
12 5 (7.35%) Blue Coat
12 5 (7.35%) Nokia