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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BEA
Rank 121 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BEA 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BEA
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
1230 1150 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.14% 49.78% 51.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 535 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 27 May 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 -5 3 £400 -23.80%
Walsall - 1 - -
BEA
England

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (95.45%) WebLogic
3 19 (86.36%) J2EE
4 18 (81.82%) Oracle
4 18 (81.82%) UNIX
5 16 (72.73%) Perl
6 14 (63.64%) SQL
6 14 (63.64%) Pega
7 12 (54.55%) webMethods
7 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
8 11 (50.00%) RUP
9 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
9 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
10 9 (40.91%) Informatica
11 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
11 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (31.82%) Windows
12 7 (31.82%) JBoss
12 7 (31.82%) Apache
12 7 (31.82%) JIRA
12 7 (31.82%) Subversion
12 7 (31.82%) Puppet
12 7 (31.82%) Hudson
12 7 (31.82%) Confluence
12 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
12 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (27.27%) SDLC
13 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
14 5 (22.73%) OO
14 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy

BEA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (95.45%) WebLogic
2 10 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 7 (31.82%) Confluence
3 7 (31.82%) JBoss
3 7 (31.82%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
1 7 (31.82%) Hudson
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Platform Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) JSP
3 3 (13.64%) Servlets
3 3 (13.64%) Struts
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) SAX
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 11 (50.00%) RUP
3 8 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 5 (22.73%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Workflow
8 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Perl
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Pega
3 12 (54.55%) webMethods
4 9 (40.91%) Informatica
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.64%) Vitria
6 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Sybase