The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 95 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 110 148 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 2.05% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 6.92% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 108 97
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £364 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1724 2139 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.65% 29.63% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1630 1636
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Middleware
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 across the City of London region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the City of London region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Middleware also 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 that cited Middleware.

1 87 (42.44%) Oracle
2 75 (36.59%) Finance
3 68 (33.17%) Banking
4 60 (29.27%) Linux
5 50 (24.39%) SQL
6 49 (23.90%) Windows
6 49 (23.90%) SOA
7 46 (22.44%) UNIX
8 42 (20.49%) Java
9 40 (19.51%) WebLogic
10 33 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (15.61%) WebSphere
11 32 (15.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 30 (14.63%) SQL Server
13 29 (14.15%) JMS
14 28 (13.66%) .NET
15 27 (13.17%) XML
15 27 (13.17%) Red Hat
15 27 (13.17%) JIRA
15 27 (13.17%) Investment Banking
16 26 (12.68%) C#
17 25 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (11.71%) Python
18 24 (11.71%) IBM
18 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
19 23 (11.22%) OO
20 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.24%) Oracle Database
21 21 (10.24%) Bash Shell
21 21 (10.24%) Billing

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Middleware also 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 that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 32 (15.61%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (8.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (7.80%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (7.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (6.34%) Tomcat
7 13 (6.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (4.88%) MQSeries
9 8 (3.90%) Apache
10 7 (3.41%) IIS
11 5 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.44%) Lync
11 5 (2.44%) MS Exchange
11 5 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (6.83%) Documaker
3 7 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.44%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (1.46%) RMDS
6 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.98%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.49%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.49%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 1 (0.49%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.44%) Office 365
4 4 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.78%) HTTP
2 14 (6.83%) SSL
3 13 (6.34%) HTTPS
4 10 (4.88%) SAN
5 8 (3.90%) Internet
5 8 (3.90%) NAS
6 7 (3.41%) Firewall
7 6 (2.93%) LDAP
8 5 (2.44%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.95%) LAN
9 4 (1.95%) WAN
10 3 (1.46%) FCoE
10 3 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.46%) FTP
10 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.46%) Multicast
11 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.49%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.49%) Network Security
12 1 (0.49%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.24%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (9.27%) Oracle ODI
4 16 (7.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.90%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.95%) MySQL
10 4 (1.95%) Siebel EIM
11 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.46%) HBase
11 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) JIRA
2 7 (3.41%) Subversion
3 4 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.46%) jMock
4 3 (1.46%) Maven
4 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.46%) JUnit
4 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.98%) MSTest
5 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.49%) Selenium
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.49%) NUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.49%) AnthillPro
6 1 (0.49%) NDepend
6 1 (0.49%) StyleCop
General
1 75 (36.59%) Finance
2 68 (33.17%) Banking
3 27 (13.17%) Investment Banking
4 21 (10.24%) Billing
5 19 (9.27%) Front Office
6 12 (5.85%) Retail
7 9 (4.39%) Advertising
8 5 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.44%) Back Office
8 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.46%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.46%) French Language
9 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.46%) Legal
10 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) Developer
2 31 (15.12%) Architect
3 26 (12.68%) Analyst
4 16 (7.80%) Consultant
5 12 (5.85%) Oracle Consultant
5 12 (5.85%) Middleware Consultant
6 11 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.90%) Support Specialist
8 8 (3.90%) Middleware Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.41%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.41%) C++ Developer
9 7 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (2.93%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.93%) Administrator
10 6 (2.93%) Middleware Specialist
11 5 (2.44%) Designer
11 5 (2.44%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (14.15%) JMS
3 28 (13.66%) .NET
4 27 (13.17%) XML
5 20 (9.76%) WebCenter
5 20 (9.76%) Web Services
6 19 (9.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (9.27%) REST
7 15 (7.32%) SOAP
8 14 (6.83%) JDBC
9 12 (5.85%) WCF
10 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.39%) J2EE
12 8 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (3.90%) Java EE
13 7 (3.41%) Rendezvous
13 7 (3.41%) XSLT
14 6 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.85%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.41%) Derivative
5 6 (2.93%) Clustering
5 6 (2.93%) Open Source
6 5 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 5 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.95%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.46%) Physics
8 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.46%) Kindle
8 3 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.27%) Linux
2 49 (23.90%) Windows
3 46 (22.44%) UNIX
4 25 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.39%) Solaris
6 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.44%) Android
8 4 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.46%) VME
9 3 (1.46%) MVS
9 3 (1.46%) SELinux
10 2 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) SUSE
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.90%) SOA
2 33 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (11.22%) OO
4 19 (9.27%) UML
4 19 (9.27%) Revenue Management
5 18 (8.78%) Multithreading
5 18 (8.78%) ITIL
6 15 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.32%) Project Management
7 14 (6.83%) Release Management
7 14 (6.83%) Content Management
8 13 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (6.34%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (5.85%) MVC
9 12 (5.85%) TOGAF
10 11 (5.37%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.39%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.39%) SQL
2 42 (20.49%) Java
3 26 (12.68%) C#
4 24 (11.71%) Python
5 21 (10.24%) Bash Shell
6 18 (8.78%) Jython
7 17 (8.29%) C++
8 15 (7.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.93%) VB
10 6 (2.93%) VBA
10 6 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.93%) Ruby
11 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.44%) VBScript
12 4 (1.95%) C
12 4 (1.95%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.46%) Scala
14 2 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.98%) ISEB
4 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) PMP
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCSD
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.95%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.44%) vCloud
4 4 (1.95%) Platform Symphony
5 3 (1.46%) SRDF
5 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.46%) NFS
6 2 (0.98%) KVM
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.98%) Xen
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (9.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (7.32%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (5.85%) Puppet
4 9 (4.39%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.46%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.46%) Control-M
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.49%) WMI
8 1 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.49%) SCCM
8 1 (0.49%) YUM
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.49%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 87 (42.44%) Oracle
2 27 (13.17%) Red Hat
3 24 (11.71%) IBM
3 24 (11.71%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.29%) Sybase
5 16 (7.80%) Remedy
6 14 (6.83%) VMware
6 14 (6.83%) Siebel
7 10 (4.88%) JBoss
7 10 (4.88%) TIBCO
8 9 (4.39%) DataSynapse
9 6 (2.93%) 29West
9 6 (2.93%) Symantec
10 5 (2.44%) IronPort
10 5 (2.44%) SAP
11 4 (1.95%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.95%) HP
11 4 (1.95%) EMC
11 4 (1.95%) Intel
11 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £640 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago