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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 92 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 111 128 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.77% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 5.94% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 92
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £416 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1738 2156 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.88% 29.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 83 (43.92%) Oracle
2 64 (33.86%) Finance
3 63 (33.33%) Banking
4 53 (28.04%) Linux
5 50 (26.46%) SQL
6 48 (25.40%) SOA
7 47 (24.87%) UNIX
8 44 (23.28%) Java
9 38 (20.11%) Windows
10 37 (19.58%) WebLogic
11 34 (17.99%) SQL Server
12 33 (17.46%) JMS
12 33 (17.46%) WebSphere
13 30 (15.87%) Oracle Fusion
13 30 (15.87%) OO
14 28 (14.81%) XML
14 28 (14.81%) IBM
15 27 (14.29%) Investment Banking
16 25 (13.23%) Web Services
17 23 (12.17%) Python
17 23 (12.17%) C#
17 23 (12.17%) .NET
17 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
18 22 (11.64%) JIRA
18 22 (11.64%) Oracle Database
19 21 (11.11%) UML
20 20 (10.58%) ITIL
20 20 (10.58%) Red Hat
20 20 (10.58%) Front Office
20 20 (10.58%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (19.58%) WebLogic
2 33 (17.46%) WebSphere
3 18 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (8.47%) WebLogic Portal
6 14 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (6.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (5.29%) Tomcat
8 10 (5.29%) MQSeries
9 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 7 (3.70%) Apache
10 6 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (3.17%) IIS
10 6 (3.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (2.65%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.59%) Lync
13 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (5.82%) Documaker
3 7 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (1.59%) RMDS
6 2 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (1.06%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (1.06%) PolarLake
6 2 (1.06%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.53%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.12%) SaaS
3 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Office 365
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) HTTP
2 13 (6.88%) SSL
3 12 (6.35%) HTTPS
4 10 (5.29%) SAN
5 7 (3.70%) Internet
6 6 (3.17%) Firewall
6 6 (3.17%) LDAP
7 4 (2.12%) LAN
7 4 (2.12%) WAN
7 4 (2.12%) FTP
7 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.12%) NAS
8 3 (1.59%) FCoE
8 3 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.59%) Multicast
8 3 (1.59%) Intranet
9 2 (1.06%) Network Security
9 2 (1.06%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.06%) DNS
9 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle Database
3 18 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
3 18 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (8.99%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (6.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (4.23%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.65%) MySQL
10 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.12%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.59%) HBase
12 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (11.64%) JIRA
2 8 (4.23%) Subversion
3 5 (2.65%) JUnit
4 4 (2.12%) Maven
4 4 (2.12%) jMock
4 4 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.12%) Ant
5 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.06%) MSTest
6 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.53%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.53%) Moq
7 1 (0.53%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 64 (33.86%) Finance
2 63 (33.33%) Banking
3 27 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 20 (10.58%) Front Office
5 17 (8.99%) Billing
6 11 (5.82%) Advertising
7 6 (3.17%) Retail
7 6 (3.17%) Back Office
8 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.59%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.59%) French Language
9 3 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.59%) Legal
10 2 (1.06%) Games
10 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (22.22%) Developer
2 30 (15.87%) Architect
3 22 (11.64%) Analyst
4 15 (7.94%) Consultant
5 13 (6.88%) Middleware Consultant
6 12 (6.35%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (5.82%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (4.23%) Support Specialist
10 8 (4.23%) Administrator
11 7 (3.70%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.70%) Middleware Specialist
12 6 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.17%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) .NET Developer
13 5 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.46%) JMS
2 30 (15.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (14.81%) XML
4 25 (13.23%) Web Services
5 23 (12.17%) .NET
6 19 (10.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (10.05%) WebCenter
6 19 (10.05%) REST
7 14 (7.41%) SOAP
8 13 (6.88%) JDBC
9 12 (6.35%) J2EE
9 12 (6.35%) Java EE
9 12 (6.35%) WCF
10 11 (5.82%) Spring
11 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.23%) JTA
12 8 (4.23%) JTS
12 8 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.70%) Clustering
3 7 (3.70%) Open Source
4 4 (2.12%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.59%) Kindle
5 3 (1.59%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.59%) Derivative
5 3 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.06%) Physics
6 2 (1.06%) LPAR
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.04%) Linux
2 47 (24.87%) UNIX
3 38 (20.11%) Windows
4 19 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.29%) Solaris
6 3 (1.59%) SELinux
6 3 (1.59%) MVS
6 3 (1.59%) VME
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.06%) AIX
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) zOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) SOA
2 30 (15.87%) OO
3 21 (11.11%) UML
4 20 (10.58%) ITIL
5 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (8.99%) Revenue Management
7 15 (7.94%) TOGAF
7 15 (7.94%) Content Management
8 14 (7.41%) Multithreading
9 12 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.35%) TDD
9 12 (6.35%) Release Management
9 12 (6.35%) Project Management
10 11 (5.82%) MVC
10 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
10 11 (5.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (5.29%) BDD
11 10 (5.29%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.46%) SQL
2 44 (23.28%) Java
3 23 (12.17%) C#
3 23 (12.17%) Python
3 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
4 15 (7.94%) Jython
5 14 (7.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 8 (4.23%) VB
6 8 (4.23%) C++
7 7 (3.70%) VBA
7 7 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.17%) VBScript
8 6 (3.17%) Ruby
8 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.65%) Perl
10 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.59%) C
11 3 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.06%) RHCE
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.12%) QA
4 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) vCloud
4 4 (2.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.59%) NFS
5 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.59%) SRDF
6 2 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.06%) KVM
6 2 (1.06%) Xen
6 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (7.41%) Puppet
2 14 (7.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.65%) Control-M
5 3 (1.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.53%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.53%) SCCM
7 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.53%) YUM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (43.92%) Oracle
2 28 (14.81%) IBM
3 20 (10.58%) Red Hat
4 18 (9.52%) VMware
5 15 (7.94%) Remedy
5 15 (7.94%) Siebel
6 14 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 14 (7.41%) Sybase
7 12 (6.35%) TIBCO
8 11 (5.82%) JBoss
9 8 (4.23%) Bloomberg
10 7 (3.70%) Murex
10 7 (3.70%) Fidessa
10 7 (3.70%) HP
11 6 (3.17%) EMC
11 6 (3.17%) 29West
12 5 (2.65%) SAP
13 4 (2.12%) Intel
13 4 (2.12%) CA
13 4 (2.12%) DataSynapse
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