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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank - 22 21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.99% 6.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.13% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
London

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
26 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.47% 31.68% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 41
Average daily rate £565 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £438 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Solace
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Solace
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase