The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Engineer
Rank 202 195 218
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.032% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.035% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £462 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £456
% change year-on-year
- -23.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Middleware Engineer
London

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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
4 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (11.11%) Release Management
7 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Puppet
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Control-M
7 1 (11.11%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) Release Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss