The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Canary Wharf region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 20 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% 2.07% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 6.38% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £550 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.16% 32.41% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 72 55
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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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 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (27.27%) BPR
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
3 3 (27.27%) Base SAS
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) MODAF
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) SAS
1 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Base SAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) BPR
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) MODAF
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) CMMI
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Nimsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) CA