The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 194 200 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.038% 0.069% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.075% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £475
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -32.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer across the City of London region.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title 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 with Middleware Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Drools
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Middleware Engineer in their job title 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 with Middleware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (33.33%) Drools
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) WorldPay