Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BEA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BEA over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

BEA
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 759 735
Rank change year-on-year -35 -24 +39
Contract jobs citing BEA 32 60 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.083% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 42
England median daily rate £380 £470 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.15% -6.00% +21.51%
10th Percentile £316 £329 £376
90th Percentile £533 £534 £598
UK median daily rate £380 £465 £500
% change year-on-year -18.28% -7.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

BEA is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,456 40,168 42,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 45.03% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,472 24,875 25,426
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £231
90th Percentile £625 £594 £587
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,257 1,472 1,798
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -2.09% +7.55%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.25 £10.11
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.98 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

BEA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BEA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BEA in England

BEA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BEA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BEA in England

BEA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BEA in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BEA in England

BEA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BEA in England

BEA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -62 8 £520 +11.83% 15
East of England -10 7 £380 +90.00%
North of England - 7 £340 - 2
North West - 6 £445 -
South East -14 4 £440 -7.37% 3
West Midlands +9 3 £263 -43.55%
South West +5 3 £338 -27.03%
Midlands -2 3 £263 -46.15%
North East - 1 £322 -
BEA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for BEA.

1 28 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 23 (71.88%) Oracle
3 22 (68.75%) Middleware
4 20 (62.50%) J2EE
5 17 (53.13%) JBoss
6 16 (50.00%) Unix
6 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 14 (43.75%) Apache
8 13 (40.63%) Solaris
8 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
8 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 11 (34.38%) webMethods
11 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 8 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
12 7 (21.88%) EPiServer
12 7 (21.88%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) Web Services
12 7 (21.88%) XML
13 6 (18.75%) Project Management
13 6 (18.75%) Windows
13 6 (18.75%) .NET
13 6 (18.75%) IIS
13 6 (18.75%) DB2
13 6 (18.75%) OO
13 6 (18.75%) JMS
13 6 (18.75%) SOA

BEA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 28 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 17 (53.13%) JBoss
3 14 (43.75%) Apache
4 12 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (21.88%) EPiServer
7 6 (18.75%) IIS
8 5 (15.63%) Tuxedo
9 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
10 3 (9.38%) CMS
10 3 (9.38%) Mule
10 3 (9.38%) Mule ESB
10 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
1 5 (15.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (3.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Endeca
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) PeopleTools
2 3 (9.38%) CA Gen
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
1 7 (21.88%) Trainee
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Pega Architect
5 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Architect
5 2 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 2 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.13%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Middleware
2 20 (62.50%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) JMS
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
7 3 (9.38%) Lucene
7 3 (9.38%) Servlets
7 3 (9.38%) Struts
8 2 (6.25%) OC4J
8 2 (6.25%) Rendezvous
8 2 (6.25%) WSDL
8 2 (6.25%) XSD
8 2 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 3 (9.38%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Solaris
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) OO
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) SOA
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Change Management
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.63%) Requirements Management
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.63%) RUP
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Coaching
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (9.38%) OpenSSO
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 11 (34.38%) webMethods
4 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Pega
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (9.38%) ATG
6 3 (9.38%) Informatica
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.38%) Sitecore
6 3 (9.38%) Sybase
6 3 (9.38%) Vitria
7 2 (6.25%) Sun
7 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) IronPort
8 1 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) SAP