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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 29 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.06% 0.81% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.00% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£713 £275 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.09% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
56 25 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.63% 20.16% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 81
Average daily rate £500 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £460 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Solace
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Solace
2 1 (16.67%) Talarian
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) DataSynapse