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 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 95 98 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 109 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 1.91% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.66% 6.32% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 94
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £325 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 2015.

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 2015, 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 74 (38.34%) Finance
2 59 (30.57%) Java
3 57 (29.53%) Linux
4 54 (27.98%) Windows
5 52 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (23.83%) SOA
7 45 (23.32%) Oracle
8 39 (20.21%) Project Management
9 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
9 37 (19.17%) IBM
10 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
10 35 (18.13%) SQL
11 29 (15.03%) .NET
12 27 (13.99%) SAN
12 27 (13.99%) Banking
13 26 (13.47%) UNIX
13 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
15 24 (12.44%) VMware
16 22 (11.40%) XML
17 21 (10.88%) C#
17 21 (10.88%) Web Services
17 21 (10.88%) Scrum
17 21 (10.88%) TIBCO
18 20 (10.36%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (10.36%) Data Centre
19 19 (9.84%) TDD
19 19 (9.84%) Spring
19 19 (9.84%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (9.84%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.81%) WebSphere
3 16 (8.29%) Apache
4 14 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 14 (7.25%) JBoss
5 10 (5.18%) IIS
6 9 (4.66%) MQSeries
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.07%) MTS
9 4 (2.07%) Lync
9 4 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.55%) Mule
10 3 (1.55%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 25 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.07%) MS Project
3 3 (1.55%) Maya
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Office
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.59%) RMDS
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.55%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.52%) Documaker
6 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.52%) Maximo
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
1 2 (1.04%) Boomi
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.99%) SAN
2 17 (8.81%) Firewall
3 13 (6.74%) LAN
3 13 (6.74%) WAN
4 11 (5.70%) NAS
5 8 (4.15%) SSL
5 8 (4.15%) HTTP
6 6 (3.11%) DNS
7 5 (2.59%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.59%) Multicast
7 5 (2.59%) FCoE
7 5 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.07%) VoIP
8 4 (2.07%) Wireless
8 4 (2.07%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.55%) Internet
9 3 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.04%) DSL
10 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.66%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.66%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.63%) DTS
8 7 (3.63%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.63%) EDRMS
8 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.59%) MySQL
9 5 (2.59%) HBase
10 4 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.25%) TeamCity
3 9 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.15%) Maven
4 8 (4.15%) JIRA
5 6 (3.11%) Subversion
6 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.55%) Hudson
7 3 (1.55%) Ant
7 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.55%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.04%) JUnit
8 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) CodeRush
9 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (38.34%) Finance
2 27 (13.99%) Banking
3 10 (5.18%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.15%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Legal
5 7 (3.63%) Front Office
6 4 (2.07%) Games
7 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) Billing
7 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Marketing
9 1 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (25.91%) Developer
2 41 (21.24%) Architect
3 20 (10.36%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (8.81%) Analyst
6 15 (7.77%) Consultant
6 15 (7.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Administrator
8 9 (4.66%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.11%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Middleware Developer
10 5 (2.59%) SWIFT Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.59%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.07%) DBA
11 4 (2.07%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.03%) .NET
2 22 (11.40%) XML
3 21 (10.88%) Web Services
4 19 (9.84%) Spring
5 18 (9.33%) SOAP
5 18 (9.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (8.81%) REST
7 14 (7.25%) J2EE
8 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.18%) XSLT
9 10 (5.18%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (4.66%) NHibernate
10 9 (4.66%) WCF
10 9 (4.66%) Entity Framework
10 9 (4.66%) HTML
11 7 (3.63%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.63%) JRules
12 6 (3.11%) Apache Camel
12 6 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.36%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.15%) Clustering
6 7 (3.63%) DataPower
7 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.59%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.59%) Replication
8 4 (2.07%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.07%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.55%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.55%) User Experience
9 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.55%) PKI
9 3 (1.55%) Derivative
10 2 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.53%) Linux
2 54 (27.98%) Windows
3 26 (13.47%) UNIX
4 19 (9.84%) Solaris
5 14 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.15%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (3.11%) AIX
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.04%) CentOS
10 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.04%) HPUX
10 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.04%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Fedora
11 1 (0.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.83%) SOA
3 39 (20.21%) Project Management
4 21 (10.88%) Scrum
5 19 (9.84%) TDD
6 18 (9.33%) Migration
6 18 (9.33%) OO
7 17 (8.81%) ITIL
7 17 (8.81%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (7.77%) MVC
9 14 (7.25%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.74%) DevOps
10 13 (6.74%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.74%) UML
10 13 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (6.22%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.18%) Coaching
12 10 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (30.57%) Java
2 35 (18.13%) SQL
3 21 (10.88%) C#
4 20 (10.36%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.74%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.18%) Python
6 10 (5.18%) C++
7 8 (4.15%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.59%) XPath
9 3 (1.55%) Lua
9 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.55%) Ruby
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.04%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) Jython
11 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.04%) SAP Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CISSP
5 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CISA
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) GCIA
6 1 (0.52%) GCIH
6 1 (0.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) QA
2 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) COSO
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.70%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (4.15%) KVM
4 8 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.59%) NFS
5 5 (2.59%) Xen
5 5 (2.59%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.59%) Docker
5 5 (2.59%) SRDF
5 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.04%) Squid
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (8.29%) Puppet
2 8 (4.15%) SCCM
3 7 (3.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.59%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.07%) Control-M
5 4 (2.07%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.07%) OpenView
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (1.55%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.52%) MOM
8 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (23.32%) Oracle
2 37 (19.17%) IBM
3 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
4 24 (12.44%) VMware
5 21 (10.88%) TIBCO
6 14 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.74%) Cisco
8 9 (4.66%) HP
8 9 (4.66%) Citrix
8 9 (4.66%) webMethods
8 9 (4.66%) Informatica
8 9 (4.66%) NetApp
9 8 (4.15%) EMC
9 8 (4.15%) WorldPay
10 7 (3.63%) CA
10 7 (3.63%) Sybase
11 6 (3.11%) DataSynapse
12 5 (2.59%) Solace
12 5 (2.59%) Intel
13 4 (2.07%) Nortel
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago