Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 824 789
Rank change year-on-year -36 -35 +46
Contract jobs citing BEA 27 67 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.064% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 42
UK median daily rate £365 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.34% +0.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £286 £344
90th Percentile £518 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £455 £403
% change year-on-year -19.78% +13.04% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43948 47741 49215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.35% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27314 29152 29013
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1468 1711 2098
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.30 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

BEA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BEA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BEA within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England -23 27 £365 -19.78% 10
UK excluding London +20 22 £365 -19.78% 3
East of England -22 8 £380 - 2
North of England +67 7 £340 -24.44%
North West +27 6 £445 -1.11%
London -39 5 £438 -2.78% 7
South East +1 4 £440 -7.37%
South West - 3 £338 - 1
North East - 1 £322 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for BEA.

1 26 (96.30%) WebLogic
2 23 (85.19%) Middleware
3 21 (77.78%) Oracle
4 18 (66.67%) J2EE
4 18 (66.67%) JBoss
5 15 (55.56%) Apache
6 14 (51.85%) Unix
6 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
6 14 (51.85%) Solaris
6 14 (51.85%) Linux
6 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
6 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (37.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (33.33%) webMethods
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
9 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
10 7 (25.93%) XML
11 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 6 (22.22%) Project Management
11 6 (22.22%) DB2
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) .NET
11 6 (22.22%) Windows
11 6 (22.22%) JMS
11 6 (22.22%) IBM
12 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 5 (18.52%) DNS
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco
12 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 5 (18.52%) Tuxedo

BEA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (96.30%) WebLogic
2 18 (66.67%) JBoss
3 15 (55.56%) Apache
4 10 (37.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (29.63%) Tomcat
6 6 (22.22%) IIS
7 5 (18.52%) EPiServer
7 5 (18.52%) Tuxedo
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
1 5 (18.52%) Reverse Proxy
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) DB2
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) PeopleTools
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Trainee
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Pega Architect
5 2 (7.41%) TIBCO Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Collaboration Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) Middleware
2 18 (66.67%) J2EE
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) JMS
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) Spring
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) JSP
8 3 (11.11%) Servlets
8 3 (11.11%) Struts
9 2 (7.41%) OC4J
9 2 (7.41%) Rendezvous
9 2 (7.41%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (7.41%) WSDL
9 2 (7.41%) XSD
9 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 14 (51.85%) Solaris
1 14 (51.85%) Unix
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Change Control
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
2 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
2 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) XPath
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) webMethods
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (11.11%) Pega
6 3 (11.11%) Sybase
6 3 (11.11%) Vitria
7 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) IronPort
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.70%) Remedy
8 1 (3.70%) SAP