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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 101 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 42 71 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.40% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 4.62% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 77
Average daily rate £525 £475 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £625 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
965 1537 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.29% 30.30% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1245 1288
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 51 (54.26%) Finance
2 35 (37.23%) Linux
3 34 (36.17%) Java
4 29 (30.85%) Unix
5 27 (28.72%) Oracle
6 23 (24.47%) IBM
7 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
8 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.34%) Windows
9 20 (21.28%) Banking
10 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (17.02%) SQL
12 15 (15.96%) Web Services
13 14 (14.89%) Shell Script
13 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
13 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
14 12 (12.77%) Financial Institution
14 12 (12.77%) XML
15 11 (11.70%) Solaris
15 11 (11.70%) OO
15 11 (11.70%) JMS
15 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
15 11 (11.70%) VMware
16 10 (10.64%) Change Management
16 10 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
17 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (9.57%) IBM Integration Bus
17 9 (9.57%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.51%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.38%) Apache
4 5 (5.32%) JBoss
4 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.26%) MQSeries
5 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) IIS
6 2 (2.13%) Node.js
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.06%) Drupal
7 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.06%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Documaker
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) PaaS
2 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.51%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) Firewall
4 5 (5.32%) LDAP
4 5 (5.32%) SSH
4 5 (5.32%) SSL
5 3 (3.19%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (2.13%) HTTP
6 2 (2.13%) Multicast
6 2 (2.13%) NAS
6 2 (2.13%) SAN
6 2 (2.13%) Unicast
7 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) Internet
7 1 (1.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.06%) SNMP
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
7 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) MySQL
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.45%) DB2
4 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.19%) OLTP
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (2.13%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.06%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.32%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (2.13%) GitLab
3 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.13%) jMock
3 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) Emacs
4 1 (1.06%) Hudson
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.06%) Mockito
4 1 (1.06%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.06%) Spock
4 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
General
1 51 (54.26%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 14 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 12 (12.77%) Financial Institution
5 7 (7.45%) Front Office
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Billing
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) Architect
3 17 (18.09%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Middleware Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
4 6 (6.38%) Technical Architect
5 5 (5.32%) Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Consultant
5 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 5 (5.32%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (4.26%) Administrator
6 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Integration Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) SWIFT Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) SWIFT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) Web Services
2 12 (12.77%) XML
3 11 (11.70%) JMS
4 10 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (9.57%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (9.57%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.51%) Spring
7 7 (7.45%) FpML
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (6.38%) J2EE
8 6 (6.38%) XSD
9 4 (4.26%) .NET
9 4 (4.26%) Java EE
9 4 (4.26%) JSON
9 4 (4.26%) REST
9 4 (4.26%) WebCenter
10 3 (3.19%) Ajax
10 3 (3.19%) JRules
10 3 (3.19%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.38%) Equities
5 5 (5.32%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.32%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (4.26%) Derivative
6 4 (4.26%) SWIFT
7 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.13%) DataPower
8 2 (2.13%) iSeries
8 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) Clustering
9 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.06%) PKI
9 1 (1.06%) STB
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.23%) Linux
2 29 (30.85%) Unix
3 21 (22.34%) Windows
4 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.70%) Solaris
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.32%) SUSE
8 3 (3.19%) AIX
8 3 (3.19%) CentOS
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.13%) VMS
9 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.06%) Debian
10 1 (1.06%) Fedora
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.70%) OO
3 10 (10.64%) Change Management
3 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (9.57%) ITIL
5 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.51%) Low Latency
5 8 (8.51%) Migration
6 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.45%) EAI
6 7 (7.45%) Project Management
6 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.45%) Service Management
6 7 (7.45%) SOA
6 7 (7.45%) TDD
6 7 (7.45%) UML
7 6 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.38%) Microservices
7 6 (6.38%) Release Management
7 6 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.17%) Java
2 16 (17.02%) SQL
3 14 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 14 (14.89%) Shell Script
4 9 (9.57%) Perl
5 8 (8.51%) Python
6 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.38%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) C
8 3 (3.19%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Jython
8 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) Groovy
9 2 (2.13%) Korn
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) VBScript
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) RHCE
2 5 (5.32%) RHCSA
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) CISA
5 2 (2.13%) CISM
5 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO20022
1 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.06%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.32%) Squid
4 4 (4.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.13%) Docker
6 2 (2.13%) NFS
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.06%) vCloud
7 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Ansible
2 7 (7.45%) Puppet
3 6 (6.38%) Nagios
4 5 (5.32%) CFEngine
4 5 (5.32%) Control-M
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Cobbler
6 2 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.06%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (1.06%) SCCM
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Oracle
2 23 (24.47%) IBM
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 8 (8.51%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.32%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.26%) BMC
7 4 (4.26%) Siebel
7 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.26%) Sybase
8 3 (3.19%) Cisco
8 3 (3.19%) Solace
8 3 (3.19%) WorldPay
9 2 (2.13%) AppDynamics
9 2 (2.13%) Ariba
9 2 (2.13%) Informatica
9 2 (2.13%) Murex
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) WSO2
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