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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Engineer
Rank 196 221 226
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.042% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.045% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£488 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
5363 6610 7331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.45% 92.42% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3925 4808 5247
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.75 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Jython
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) JDBC
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (28.57%) Documaker
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (14.29%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Revenue Management
1 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Jython
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel