Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 747 499 699
Rank change year-on-year -248 +200 +157
Contract jobs citing BEA 73 94 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.23% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.53% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 46
10th Percentile £457 £361 £366
25th Percentile £501 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £428 £452
Median % change year-on-year +26.17% -5.31% +13.00%
75th Percentile - £515 £565
90th Percentile £547 £540 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £428 £452
% change year-on-year +22.66% -5.20% +21.21%

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 33,868 17,806 31,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.03% 42.66% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,215 11,376 19,826
10th Percentile £267 £250 £220
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.27% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £613 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 617 1,276
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.77
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.68 £14.31
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.34% +7.41%
75th Percentile £43.97 £46.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £62.15 £60.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.20% +17.14% +6.06%

BEA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BEA.

Daily rate trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BEA over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BEA.

Hourly rate trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Top 10 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -211 60 £525 +22.66% 2
UK excluding London -139 56 £525 +22.66% 2
Midlands -56 51 £530 +30.86% 1
West Midlands -49 50 £530 +30.86% 1
Work from Home -157 29 £540 +26.17%
East of England -44 3 £495 -
South East -82 2 £475 -9.00% 1
London -178 2 - -
Yorkshire -39 1 £540 -
North of England -68 1 £540 +9.09%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing BEA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for BEA.

1 73 (100.00%) Oracle
2 71 (97.26%) WebLogic
3 70 (95.89%) PL/SQL
3 70 (95.89%) SQL
4 68 (93.15%) webMethods
5 65 (89.04%) J2EE
6 64 (87.67%) Java
7 63 (86.30%) Configuration Management
8 62 (84.93%) Data Modelling
9 61 (83.56%) Problem Management
10 60 (82.19%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (82.19%) Test Strategy
11 53 (72.60%) Process Improvement
12 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (56.16%) JIRA
13 41 (56.16%) Confluence
14 38 (52.05%) DevOps
15 36 (49.32%) Bitbucket
15 36 (49.32%) Scala
16 35 (47.95%) Shell Script
16 35 (47.95%) Unix
17 33 (45.21%) OO
17 33 (45.21%) RUP
18 23 (31.51%) Public Sector
19 21 (28.77%) Social Skills
19 21 (28.77%) CI/CD
19 21 (28.77%) Jenkins
19 21 (28.77%) Ansible
19 21 (28.77%) BusinessObjects
19 21 (28.77%) Informatica

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 71 (97.26%) WebLogic
2 41 (56.16%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Azure
1 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
1 2 (2.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.74%) Redis
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (56.16%) JIRA
2 36 (49.32%) Bitbucket
3 21 (28.77%) Jenkins
4 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
4 19 (26.03%) Maven
5 14 (19.18%) CA Gen
General
1 23 (31.51%) Public Sector
2 21 (28.77%) Social Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 61 (83.56%) Developer
2 36 (49.32%) Scala Developer
3 19 (26.03%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
8 1 (1.37%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) J2EE
2 19 (26.03%) Apache Camel
2 19 (26.03%) JSON
2 19 (26.03%) RabbitMQ
2 19 (26.03%) Spring
2 19 (26.03%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.74%) RESTful
4 1 (1.37%) Java EE
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) PKI
1 2 (2.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Unix
2 21 (28.77%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (86.30%) Configuration Management
2 62 (84.93%) Data Modelling
3 61 (83.56%) Problem Management
4 60 (82.19%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (82.19%) Test Strategy
5 53 (72.60%) Process Improvement
6 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (52.05%) DevOps
8 33 (45.21%) OO
8 33 (45.21%) RUP
9 21 (28.77%) CI/CD
10 20 (27.40%) Microservices
11 19 (26.03%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (20.55%) Waterfall
13 13 (17.81%) Scrum
14 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
15 7 (9.59%) Release Management
15 7 (9.59%) Requirements Gathering
16 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
16 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 70 (95.89%) PL/SQL
1 70 (95.89%) SQL
2 64 (87.67%) Java
3 36 (49.32%) Scala
4 35 (47.95%) Shell Script
5 19 (26.03%) Java 8
6 15 (20.55%) Perl
7 13 (17.81%) COBOL
8 1 (1.37%) Bash
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) Consul
2 2 (2.74%) Grafana
2 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.74%) Nagios
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (93.15%) webMethods
3 21 (28.77%) Informatica
4 19 (26.03%) WSO2
5 15 (20.55%) Pega
6 2 (2.74%) Google