The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BEA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BEA
Rank 98 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing BEA 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.19% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.39% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £290 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -38.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £290 £420
% change year-on-year
+42.67% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1138 1024 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.93% 47.87% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 503 438
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 79 97
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

BEA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BEA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BEA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BEA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BEA across the West Midlands region.

BEA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BEA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BEA across the West Midlands region.

BEA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BEA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - - - -
Walsall - - - -
BEA
England

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (93.33%) J2EE
2 14 (93.33%) UNIX
3 12 (80.00%) Perl
4 11 (73.33%) JBoss
4 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
5 10 (66.67%) Subversion
5 10 (66.67%) Maven
5 10 (66.67%) JIRA
5 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (66.67%) Confluence
5 10 (66.67%) Puppet
5 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (66.67%) Hudson
5 10 (66.67%) Apache
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) AIX
5 10 (66.67%) Solaris
5 10 (66.67%) Linux
5 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
5 10 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (53.33%) DevOps
7 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (53.33%) Open Source
7 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
8 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 11 (73.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (66.67%) Confluence
3 10 (66.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Subversion
1 10 (66.67%) Maven
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
1 10 (66.67%) Hudson
1 10 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Platform Architect
3 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (26.67%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) J2EE
2 10 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (26.67%) SAX
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) Struts
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) AIX
2 10 (66.67%) Solaris
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) RUP
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) webMethods
4 3 (20.00%) Pega
5 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (13.33%) Informatica
6 1 (6.67%) Vitria
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
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