The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 201 220 218
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.055% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.059% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £239 £440
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -45.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Specialist
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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
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Middleware Specialist
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 Specialist across the City of London region.

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Kindle
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (33.33%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (16.67%) Control-M
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Private Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO