The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 154 195 204
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £525 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +13.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Middleware Engineer
London

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
3272 5259 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.48% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 3983 4356
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Software AG
4 3 (50.00%) webMethods
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) AIX
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) DataPower
5 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) FpML
4 1 (16.67%) JRules
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Software AG
3 3 (50.00%) webMethods
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) WorldPay