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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 113 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing BEA 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.083% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1044 1196 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.41% 49.16% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 556 394
Average daily rate £366 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 86 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.40 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.70 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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
Shropshire -8 1 £450 -
Walsall - 1 - -
BEA
England

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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%) WebLogic
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Pega
4 10 (66.67%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) webMethods
6 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (53.33%) RUP
6 8 (53.33%) Perl
7 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
8 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (40.00%) Informatica
9 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
9 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (26.67%) JIRA
10 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (26.67%) Subversion
10 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 4 (26.67%) Confluence
11 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (20.00%) Spring
11 3 (20.00%) Firewall
11 3 (20.00%) MVC
11 3 (20.00%) Workflow
11 3 (20.00%) Middleware
11 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 3 (20.00%) Puppet

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (26.67%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) Documentum
5 1 (6.67%) Captiva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Platform Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Documentum Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Documentum Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) JSP
2 3 (20.00%) Servlets
2 3 (20.00%) Struts
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) JMS
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) RUP
1 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
1 11 (73.33%) Pega
2 9 (60.00%) webMethods
3 6 (40.00%) Informatica
4 3 (20.00%) Vitria
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Sybase