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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 194 206 189
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.034% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.036% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£513 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Engineer
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) C-shell
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) Drools
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Documentum
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) Drools
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL V2
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C-shell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Jython
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP