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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BEA
Rank 606 590 589
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing BEA 37 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.082% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Median daily rate £500 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £415 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 22 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 31 May 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 +10 37 £500 +33.33% 4
London +19 14 £425 -5.55% 2
North East - 8 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £500 -
East of England +11 7 £350 -
City of London - 6 £700 - 2
West Midlands -18 5 £545 +36.25% 1
Southend-on-Sea +5 4 £358 -
Essex 0 4 £358 -
Walsall +2 3 £545 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
North West -15 1 £450 - 1
South East -23 1 £650 +62.50%
West Sussex -33 1 £650 +62.50%
Worthing -40 1 £650 +62.50%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
Blackpool - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 - -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 75 (91.46%) Oracle
2 74 (90.24%) WebLogic
3 52 (63.41%) Java
4 42 (51.22%) J2EE
5 39 (47.56%) Unix
6 33 (40.24%) IBM
6 33 (40.24%) SQL
7 30 (36.59%) JSP
7 30 (36.59%) XML
7 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database
8 27 (32.93%) Windows
9 26 (31.71%) OO
10 25 (30.49%) Pega
11 24 (29.27%) Solaris
12 23 (28.05%) PL/SQL
12 23 (28.05%) Project Management
12 23 (28.05%) Shell Script
12 23 (28.05%) Firewall
12 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
13 22 (26.83%) Linux
14 21 (25.61%) webMethods
15 20 (24.39%) Perl
16 18 (21.95%) Servlets
16 18 (21.95%) Web Services
16 18 (21.95%) DB2
16 18 (21.95%) Informatica
17 17 (20.73%) Degree
18 16 (19.51%) Finance
18 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence

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 74 (90.24%) WebLogic
2 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
3 14 (17.07%) iPlanet
3 14 (17.07%) JBoss
3 14 (17.07%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.20%) MQSeries
4 10 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (10.98%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
7 6 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (7.32%) IIS
8 4 (4.88%) Apache
9 1 (1.22%) CMS
9 1 (1.22%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) BusinessWare
1 6 (7.32%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.44%) Maximo
2 2 (2.44%) Primavera
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.22%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) BIG-IP
3 12 (14.63%) SAN
4 7 (8.54%) DNS
4 7 (8.54%) LDAP
4 7 (8.54%) NAS
5 5 (6.10%) DHCP
5 5 (6.10%) Internet
5 5 (6.10%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) VoIP
5 5 (6.10%) WAN
5 5 (6.10%) Wireless
6 2 (2.44%) FTP
6 2 (2.44%) HTTP
6 2 (2.44%) SSH
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database
2 18 (21.95%) DB2
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle OWB
5 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.32%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (6.10%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (3.66%) MySQL
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.44%) GIS
10 2 (2.44%) Mnesia
11 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.22%) Informix
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) ClearCase
2 10 (12.20%) CA Gen
2 10 (12.20%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.66%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) Maven
4 2 (2.44%) Moq
4 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (19.51%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Architect
2 23 (28.05%) Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Lead Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Security Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Software Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Information Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) TIBCO Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Chief Architect
9 2 (2.44%) Maximo Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) J2EE
2 30 (36.59%) JSP
2 30 (36.59%) XML
3 18 (21.95%) Servlets
3 18 (21.95%) Web Services
4 16 (19.51%) Middleware
5 14 (17.07%) CSS
6 12 (14.63%) HTML
7 10 (12.20%) JMS
8 8 (9.76%) Spring
9 7 (8.54%) .NET
9 7 (8.54%) Struts
10 6 (7.32%) MSMQ
10 6 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (6.10%) Ajax
11 5 (6.10%) EJB
12 4 (4.88%) Java EE
12 4 (4.88%) SOAP
13 3 (3.66%) Apache Flex
13 3 (3.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
1 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Hedge funds
3 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.54%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.54%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.32%) AS400
6 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.10%) FMCG
7 4 (4.88%) Clustering
8 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
9 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.22%) Fintech
10 1 (1.22%) Replication
10 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Unix
2 27 (32.93%) Windows
3 24 (29.27%) Solaris
4 22 (26.83%) Linux
5 15 (18.29%) AIX
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) zOS
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) OO
2 23 (28.05%) Project Management
3 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (17.07%) RUP
4 14 (17.07%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
6 12 (14.63%) MVC
7 10 (12.20%) Analytics
7 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
7 10 (12.20%) SDLC
7 10 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.98%) Business Development
8 9 (10.98%) Presales
8 9 (10.98%) Process Management
8 9 (10.98%) Risk Analytics
8 9 (10.98%) Workflow
9 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (63.41%) Java
2 33 (40.24%) SQL
3 23 (28.05%) PL/SQL
3 23 (28.05%) Shell Script
4 20 (24.39%) Perl
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
8 3 (3.66%) VB6
9 2 (2.44%) ABAP
9 2 (2.44%) Erlang
9 2 (2.44%) SystemTap
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (7.32%) CCSP
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.32%) CISM
2 6 (7.32%) CISSP
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) JSP 440
2 7 (8.54%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.32%) ClearTrust
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (6.10%) Control-M
3 5 (6.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (6.10%) SCCM
4 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
4 4 (4.88%) OpenView
5 2 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (91.46%) Oracle
2 33 (40.24%) IBM
3 25 (30.49%) Pega
4 21 (25.61%) webMethods
5 18 (21.95%) Informatica
6 15 (18.29%) VMware
7 13 (15.85%) Cisco
7 13 (15.85%) SAP
7 13 (15.85%) Vitria
8 11 (13.41%) CA
8 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
9 9 (10.98%) Red Hat
10 8 (9.76%) F5
10 8 (9.76%) Sun
10 8 (9.76%) Sybase
11 7 (8.54%) Symantec
12 6 (7.32%) HP
13 5 (6.10%) Axway
13 5 (6.10%) Blue Coat
13 5 (6.10%) Nokia