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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 611 621
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10  
Contract jobs citing BEA 11 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.061% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 12
Median daily rate £400 £500 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +34.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £500 £370
% change year-on-year -21.25% +35.13%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

BEA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 13 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +28 11 £400 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +25 5 £496 -9.06%
Telford - 4 £496 -
Shropshire - 4 £496 -
East of England -9 3 £400 +14.12%
Bedfordshire -8 2 £400 +14.28%
Farnborough - 2 £388 -
South East - 2 £388 -
Hampshire - 2 £388 -
London +7 1 £800 +42.22% 2
City of London -4 1 £800 +14.28%
Essex -16 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (86.21%) Oracle
2 24 (82.76%) WebLogic
2 24 (82.76%) Java
3 22 (75.86%) SQL
4 20 (68.97%) PL/SQL
5 16 (55.17%) J2EE
5 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (48.28%) Unix
7 13 (44.83%) Informatica
7 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
8 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
8 12 (41.38%) webMethods
9 11 (37.93%) RUP
10 10 (34.48%) Perl
10 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
10 10 (34.48%) Spring
11 9 (31.03%) Java EE
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) XML
11 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
12 8 (27.59%) SLA
12 8 (27.59%) JSF
12 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (27.59%) Pentaho
13 7 (24.14%) Pega
13 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
13 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
13 7 (24.14%) CA Gen

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 24 (82.76%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 5 (17.24%) JBoss
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Spark
5 3 (10.34%) GlassFish
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (10.34%) SAS
6 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.45%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (3.45%) Confluence
7 1 (3.45%) iPlanet
7 1 (3.45%) Jetty
7 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (27.59%) Pentaho
5 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (17.24%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
8 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (10.34%) Big Data
9 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) CA Gen
2 6 (20.69%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) ClearQuest
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Buildr
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Gradle
6 1 (3.45%) jMock
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) WATIR
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
2 5 (17.24%) Pentaho Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) J2EE
2 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
3 9 (31.03%) Java EE
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) JSF
5 7 (24.14%) JSP
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) Struts
7 5 (17.24%) XSL
7 5 (17.24%) XSLT
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) EJB
9 2 (6.90%) Middleware
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
10 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
10 1 (3.45%) JAX-WS
10 1 (3.45%) JPA
10 1 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (37.93%) RUP
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Data Modelling
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 4 (13.79%) High Availability
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) PL/SQL
4 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
5 10 (34.48%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Oracle
2 13 (44.83%) Informatica
3 12 (41.38%) webMethods
4 7 (24.14%) Pega
5 4 (13.79%) Cloudera
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.45%) ATG
7 1 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Misys
7 1 (3.45%) Opsware
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec