The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 24 13 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.08% 6.99% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 31.25% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£585 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 32 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.08% 22.38% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 84
Average daily rate £500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £670 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Canary Wharf region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Solace
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (20.00%) OCP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) Swing
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) OCP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Solace
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (20.00%) Talarian