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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BEA
UK
Rank 581 592 574
Rank change year-on-year +11 -18  
Contract jobs citing BEA 18 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.068% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 25
Median daily rate £405 £525 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £445 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £650 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £513 £403
% change year-on-year -26.34% +27.32%  
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 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BEA in the UK

BEA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BEA in the UK

BEA
Top 19 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 23 March 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 +17 18 £405 -22.85% 8
East of England 0 6 £238 -34.93%
London +4 4 £451 -14.19% 6
South East +14 3 £405 -19.00%
Essex -10 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £405 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £238 -
Telford +23 2 - - 1
Shropshire +21 2 - - 1
West Midlands +8 2 - - 1
Farnborough - 2 £388 -
Dunstable - 2 £250 -
Somerset +2 1 - -
South West +2 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea -23 1 - -
Luton - 1 £225 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -

BEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 43 (86.00%) Oracle
1 43 (86.00%) WebLogic
2 39 (78.00%) Java
3 32 (64.00%) Oracle Database
4 30 (60.00%) J2EE
5 29 (58.00%) SQL
6 28 (56.00%) PL/SQL
7 23 (46.00%) XML
8 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (42.00%) Unix
9 21 (42.00%) Web Services
10 20 (40.00%) Hibernate
10 20 (40.00%) Spring
11 19 (38.00%) Java EE
11 19 (38.00%) OO
11 19 (38.00%) SOA
12 18 (36.00%) SLA
12 18 (36.00%) JSF
13 17 (34.00%) WebLogic Portal
14 16 (32.00%) JSP
15 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (28.00%) Ajax
16 14 (28.00%) EJB
16 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (26.00%) UML
17 13 (26.00%) Windows
17 13 (26.00%) Firewall
17 13 (26.00%) JIRA
17 13 (26.00%) Subversion

BEA
Top Related 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 43 (86.00%) WebLogic
2 17 (34.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 15 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (14.00%) iPlanet
4 7 (14.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Apache
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
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%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.00%) Confluence
7 2 (4.00%) SAS
8 1 (2.00%) Documentum
8 1 (2.00%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
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 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) 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 32 (64.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.00%) Endeca
5 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (8.00%) Pentaho
5 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (6.00%) DB2
7 2 (4.00%) Big Data
7 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) JIRA
1 13 (26.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) CA Gen
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) Ant
4 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Buildr
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
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 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Architect
3 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Applications Support
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 6 (12.00%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.00%) ETL Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Pentaho Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) J2EE
2 23 (46.00%) XML
3 21 (42.00%) Web Services
4 20 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 20 (40.00%) Spring
5 19 (38.00%) Java EE
6 18 (36.00%) JSF
7 16 (32.00%) JSP
8 14 (28.00%) Ajax
8 14 (28.00%) EJB
9 8 (16.00%) SOAP
10 7 (14.00%) RESTful
10 7 (14.00%) Struts
10 7 (14.00%) XSL
10 7 (14.00%) XSLT
11 5 (10.00%) Middleware
12 4 (8.00%) Lucene
12 4 (8.00%) REST
13 3 (6.00%) CSS
13 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
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%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Unix
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Solaris
5 7 (14.00%) AIX
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) OO
1 19 (38.00%) SOA
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (26.00%) UML
5 12 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (24.00%) ITIL
5 12 (24.00%) TDD
5 12 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
6 11 (22.00%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (22.00%) RUP
6 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (20.00%) BDD
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.00%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (16.00%) High Availability
9 8 (16.00%) SDLC
9 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (78.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) SQL
3 28 (56.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Perl
4 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) SLA
2 6 (12.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (14.00%) 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 43 (86.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Pega
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco
3 9 (18.00%) Informatica
3 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.00%) webMethods
4 7 (14.00%) ATG
4 7 (14.00%) F5
4 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.00%) Sun
5 6 (12.00%) Symantec
6 4 (8.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.00%) Adobe
6 4 (8.00%) Apigee
6 4 (8.00%) EMC
6 4 (8.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) IBM
8 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
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