The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 101 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 100 132 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.86% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 6.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 105
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £434 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1726 2117 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.34% 29.79% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1636 1682
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Middleware
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (43.46%) Oracle
2 66 (34.55%) Linux
3 62 (32.46%) Finance
4 60 (31.41%) Banking
5 52 (27.23%) Java
6 48 (25.13%) SQL
7 44 (23.04%) UNIX
8 39 (20.42%) WebLogic
8 39 (20.42%) SOA
9 33 (17.28%) Windows
10 32 (16.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 29 (15.18%) XML
13 27 (14.14%) .NET
14 26 (13.61%) C#
14 26 (13.61%) OO
14 26 (13.61%) JMS
15 25 (13.09%) Red Hat
15 25 (13.09%) WebSphere
16 23 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (12.04%) Web Services
16 23 (12.04%) Front Office
17 22 (11.52%) Python
17 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database
18 21 (10.99%) IBM
18 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (10.99%) Investment Banking
19 18 (9.42%) UML
20 17 (8.90%) ITIL
20 17 (8.90%) WebSphere MQ

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 39 (20.42%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.09%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (7.33%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 12 (6.28%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 10 (5.24%) MQSeries
8 9 (4.71%) Apache
9 7 (3.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.62%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (2.09%) WebSphere Process Server
12 4 (2.09%) IIS
13 3 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (1.05%) CMS
15 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
15 1 (0.52%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (4.71%) Documaker
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (1.57%) RMDS
7 2 (1.05%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (1.05%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.52%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) SaaS
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.57%) PaaS
3 3 (1.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) HTTP
2 11 (5.76%) SAN
3 8 (4.19%) SSL
3 8 (4.19%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.66%) Internet
5 6 (3.14%) LDAP
6 5 (2.62%) Firewall
6 5 (2.62%) NAS
7 4 (2.09%) FTP
7 4 (2.09%) LAN
7 4 (2.09%) WAN
7 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.09%) DNS
8 3 (1.57%) Intranet
8 3 (1.57%) FCoE
8 3 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.57%) Multicast
9 2 (1.05%) Network Security
9 2 (1.05%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.52%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.90%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (7.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.76%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (4.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (3.66%) MySQL
7 7 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.09%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.57%) Siebel EIM
10 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.57%) HBase
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (8.38%) JIRA
2 8 (4.19%) Subversion
3 6 (3.14%) Maven
3 6 (3.14%) JUnit
4 4 (2.09%) jMock
4 4 (2.09%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.09%) Ant
5 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.52%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.52%) AnthillPro
7 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.52%) Moq
7 1 (0.52%) Mockito
7 1 (0.52%) JProfiler
General
1 62 (32.46%) Finance
2 60 (31.41%) Banking
3 23 (12.04%) Front Office
4 21 (10.99%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.33%) Billing
6 11 (5.76%) Advertising
7 8 (4.19%) Back Office
8 5 (2.62%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.57%) Games
9 3 (1.57%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.57%) French Language
9 3 (1.57%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.57%) Retail
10 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (27.23%) Developer
2 31 (16.23%) Architect
3 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
4 15 (7.85%) Analyst
5 14 (7.33%) Consultant
6 11 (5.76%) Middleware Engineer
6 11 (5.76%) Middleware Consultant
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.19%) Administrator
8 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.19%) C++ Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.66%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.14%) Middleware Specialist
10 6 (3.14%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.09%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (15.18%) XML
3 27 (14.14%) .NET
4 26 (13.61%) JMS
5 23 (12.04%) Web Services
6 17 (8.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (8.90%) Java EE
6 17 (8.90%) REST
7 16 (8.38%) WebCenter
8 14 (7.33%) Spring
8 14 (7.33%) WCF
9 12 (6.28%) HTML
10 10 (5.24%) J2EE
10 10 (5.24%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.71%) JDBC
12 8 (4.19%) JTA
12 8 (4.19%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.19%) HTML5
12 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (4.71%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.66%) Clustering
4 6 (3.14%) Derivative
4 6 (3.14%) Open Source
5 5 (2.62%) Grid Computing
5 5 (2.62%) PKI
6 4 (2.09%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.57%) Kindle
7 3 (1.57%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.57%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.05%) Physics
8 2 (1.05%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 66 (34.55%) Linux
2 44 (23.04%) UNIX
3 33 (17.28%) Windows
4 23 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.38%) Solaris
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.57%) SELinux
7 2 (1.05%) VME
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) MVS
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.42%) SOA
2 26 (13.61%) OO
3 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.42%) UML
5 17 (8.90%) ITIL
6 15 (7.85%) TDD
6 15 (7.85%) Multithreading
6 15 (7.85%) Low Latency
7 14 (7.33%) Revenue Management
8 13 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.81%) TOGAF
8 13 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (6.28%) Content Management
9 12 (6.28%) MVC
10 11 (5.76%) Release Management
11 10 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (5.24%) BDD
12 9 (4.71%) Scrum
12 9 (4.71%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.23%) Java
2 48 (25.13%) SQL
3 26 (13.61%) C#
4 22 (11.52%) Python
5 16 (8.38%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.28%) C++
7 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.71%) Jython
7 9 (4.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (4.19%) Perl
8 8 (4.19%) VB
9 6 (3.14%) VBA
9 6 (3.14%) VBScript
9 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.62%) XPath
11 4 (2.09%) Ruby
11 4 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.57%) C
12 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.81%) Degree
3 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) MCSD
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
6 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.14%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.57%) QA
4 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.38%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.62%) vCloud
5 4 (2.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.57%) NFS
6 3 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.57%) SRDF
7 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.52%) Xen
8 1 (0.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (7.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (6.81%) Puppet
3 11 (5.76%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (4.71%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.62%) Control-M
5 5 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.57%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.52%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.52%) SCCM
8 1 (0.52%) YUM
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.52%) WMI
8 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 83 (43.46%) Oracle
2 25 (13.09%) Red Hat
3 21 (10.99%) IBM
4 17 (8.90%) VMware
5 15 (7.85%) Sybase
6 12 (6.28%) TIBCO
7 11 (5.76%) JBoss
7 11 (5.76%) 29West
8 10 (5.24%) Siebel
9 9 (4.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.19%) Bloomberg
10 8 (4.19%) Remedy
10 8 (4.19%) HP
11 7 (3.66%) Fidessa
11 7 (3.66%) Murex
11 7 (3.66%) EMC
12 6 (3.14%) CA
13 5 (2.62%) DataSynapse
14 4 (2.09%) Veritas
14 4 (2.09%) Intel
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