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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 586 584
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing BEA 19 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.076% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 13
Median daily rate £388 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £650 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £493 £400
% change year-on-year -21.31% +23.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18986 22593 22975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.64% 43.97% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11759 14108 13288
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 722 1007
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

BEA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BEA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 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
West Midlands - 7 £496 -
South East +25 5 £388 -22.50%
East of England -7 5 £250 -28.62%
London +6 2 £563 +7.14% 1
BEA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 42 (84.00%) Oracle
2 41 (82.00%) WebLogic
3 40 (80.00%) Java
4 31 (62.00%) SQL
5 29 (58.00%) PL/SQL
5 29 (58.00%) Oracle Database
6 27 (54.00%) J2EE
7 22 (44.00%) Unix
8 20 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 19 (38.00%) XML
10 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
10 18 (36.00%) Spring
11 17 (34.00%) Java EE
11 17 (34.00%) JSP
11 17 (34.00%) SLA
12 16 (32.00%) Finance
12 16 (32.00%) JSF
13 15 (30.00%) Web Services
14 14 (28.00%) Informatica
14 14 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
14 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (26.00%) SOA
15 13 (26.00%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (26.00%) RUP
16 12 (24.00%) OO
16 12 (24.00%) Windows
16 12 (24.00%) Perl
16 12 (24.00%) Shell Script

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 41 (82.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (12.00%) iPlanet
4 6 (12.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Apache
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (8.00%) CMS
5 4 (8.00%) Mule
5 4 (8.00%) Mule ESB
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.00%) GlassFish
6 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.00%) SAS
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.00%) Confluence
8 1 (2.00%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (12.00%) SAN
4 4 (8.00%) LDAP
4 4 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) DHCP
5 2 (4.00%) DNS
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) LAN
5 2 (4.00%) SSH
5 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) Oracle Database
2 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (26.00%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (16.00%) Pentaho
6 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (8.00%) Apache Hive
9 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) DB2
9 4 (8.00%) Endeca
9 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 4 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (6.00%) Big Data
10 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) CA Gen
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
1 8 (16.00%) Subversion
2 6 (12.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Gradle
5 1 (2.00%) jMock
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) WATIR
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Applications Support
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Pentaho Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.00%) ETL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) J2EE
2 19 (38.00%) XML
3 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (36.00%) Spring
4 17 (34.00%) Java EE
4 17 (34.00%) JSP
5 16 (32.00%) JSF
6 15 (30.00%) Web Services
7 10 (20.00%) Ajax
7 10 (20.00%) EJB
8 9 (18.00%) Struts
8 9 (18.00%) XSL
8 9 (18.00%) XSLT
9 6 (12.00%) SOAP
10 5 (10.00%) RESTful
11 4 (8.00%) Lucene
12 3 (6.00%) CSS
12 3 (6.00%) HTML
12 3 (6.00%) Middleware
12 3 (6.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.00%) HP Storage
3 3 (6.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (6.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Unix
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 8 (16.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) AIX
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) RUP
3 13 (26.00%) SOA
3 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (24.00%) OO
5 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 11 (22.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
7 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (18.00%) High Availability
7 9 (18.00%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (18.00%) UML
8 8 (16.00%) ETL
8 8 (16.00%) TDD
9 7 (14.00%) BDD
9 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) SQL
3 29 (58.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (24.00%) Perl
4 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (8.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.00%) OpenSSO
3 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (4.00%) Control-M
4 2 (4.00%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.00%) OpenView
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) Ansible
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) Informatica
3 12 (24.00%) webMethods
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) Pega
4 8 (16.00%) VMware
5 7 (14.00%) ATG
6 6 (12.00%) F5
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.00%) Sun
6 6 (12.00%) Symantec
7 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.00%) Adobe
7 4 (8.00%) Apigee
7 4 (8.00%) Cloudera
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) Opsware
8 2 (4.00%) Qualys