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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 134 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 44 109 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 2.03% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 6.66% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 87 68
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £383 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £669 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.73%
Middleware
London

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
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Middleware.

1 46 (51.69%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) Finance
3 39 (43.82%) Oracle
4 36 (40.45%) Unix
5 28 (31.46%) Java
6 26 (29.21%) WebSphere
7 25 (28.09%) VMware
8 23 (25.84%) Windows
9 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
9 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (23.60%) ITIL
11 20 (22.47%) WebLogic
11 20 (22.47%) SQL
12 19 (21.35%) IBM
12 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
13 18 (20.22%) Banking
14 15 (16.85%) SOA
15 14 (15.73%) Apache
15 14 (15.73%) Financial Institution
16 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (13.48%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (13.48%) Solaris
17 12 (13.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 12 (13.48%) DNS
17 12 (13.48%) IIS
17 12 (13.48%) Firewall
18 11 (12.36%) Front Office
18 11 (12.36%) Change Management
18 11 (12.36%) WAN

Middleware
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 26 (29.21%) WebSphere
2 20 (22.47%) WebLogic
3 14 (15.73%) Apache
4 12 (13.48%) IIS
5 10 (11.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (8.99%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.62%) JBoss
7 5 (5.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (4.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
9 3 (3.37%) Mule
9 3 (3.37%) Mule ESB
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.12%) CICS
11 1 (1.12%) Confluence
11 1 (1.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Documaker
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.25%) IaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) DNS
1 12 (13.48%) Firewall
2 11 (12.36%) HTTP
2 11 (12.36%) SSL
2 11 (12.36%) WAN
3 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 8 (8.99%) SAN
4 7 (7.87%) NAS
5 4 (4.49%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.37%) DHCP
6 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) LDAP
7 2 (2.25%) FCoE
7 2 (2.25%) FTP
7 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.25%) MPLS
7 2 (2.25%) Multicast
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.37%) DB2
5 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.37%) HBase
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) Ingres
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 5 (5.62%) Subversion
3 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.37%) Introscope
4 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) Ant
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.12%) Appium
6 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) VisualVM
General
1 40 (44.94%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
3 14 (15.73%) Financial Institution
4 11 (12.36%) Front Office
5 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
6 8 (8.99%) Retail
7 4 (4.49%) Back Office
7 4 (4.49%) Legal
8 2 (2.25%) Billing
9 1 (1.12%) Advertising
9 1 (1.12%) Automotive
9 1 (1.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Developer
2 14 (15.73%) Consultant
3 13 (14.61%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) C++ Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Middleware Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Support Consultant
7 6 (6.74%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Middleware Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (12.36%) WebCenter
3 9 (10.11%) .NET
3 9 (10.11%) J2EE
3 9 (10.11%) JMS
3 9 (10.11%) Web Services
3 9 (10.11%) XML
4 7 (7.87%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (7.87%) Java EE
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (6.74%) EJB
6 4 (4.49%) Servlets
6 4 (4.49%) XSLT
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.37%) SOAP
8 2 (2.25%) FpML
8 2 (2.25%) JSON
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
8 2 (2.25%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.24%) Clustering
3 9 (10.11%) Hedge funds
4 8 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (7.87%) Equities
6 5 (5.62%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.37%) DataPower
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
8 3 (3.37%) PKI
9 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.25%) Fintech
9 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
9 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.12%) iSeries
10 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Linux
2 36 (40.45%) Unix
3 23 (25.84%) Windows
4 13 (14.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (13.48%) Solaris
6 10 (11.24%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (8.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.87%) AIX
9 5 (5.62%) CentOS
10 4 (4.49%) SUSE
10 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 15 (16.85%) SOA
3 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) AOP
5 9 (10.11%) Migration
6 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.99%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.87%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) Release Management
9 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.62%) Low Latency
9 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.62%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (5.62%) Service Management
10 4 (4.49%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) SQL
3 10 (11.24%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.11%) C++
5 8 (8.99%) Perl
6 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) Jython
8 3 (3.37%) C#
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) CISA
2 3 (3.37%) CISM
2 3 (3.37%) CISSP
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.12%) CRISC
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.74%) KVM
4 6 (6.74%) Xen
5 4 (4.49%) DFS Replication
5 4 (4.49%) NFS
5 4 (4.49%) SRDF
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.62%) Puppet
5 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.25%) SCCM
7 1 (1.12%) Ansible
7 1 (1.12%) Cacti
7 1 (1.12%) Control-M
7 1 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.12%) Nagios
7 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Oracle
2 25 (28.09%) VMware
3 19 (21.35%) IBM
3 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.24%) Siebel
5 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.99%) Cisco
7 6 (6.74%) EMC
8 5 (5.62%) HP
8 5 (5.62%) NetApp
8 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
9 4 (4.49%) F5
9 4 (4.49%) Intel
9 4 (4.49%) Serena
9 4 (4.49%) Symantec
9 4 (4.49%) webMethods
10 3 (3.37%) ATG
10 3 (3.37%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
11 2 (2.25%) OpenText
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