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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 95 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 104 128 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.81% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 6.12% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 96 93
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 £430 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £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 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 1 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 1 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 80 (43.48%) Oracle
2 60 (32.61%) Linux
2 60 (32.61%) Finance
3 58 (31.52%) Banking
4 48 (26.09%) SQL
5 46 (25.00%) Java
6 42 (22.83%) SOA
7 41 (22.28%) UNIX
8 36 (19.57%) WebLogic
9 35 (19.02%) Windows
10 32 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 29 (15.76%) Oracle Fusion
12 27 (14.67%) XML
12 27 (14.67%) OO
13 26 (14.13%) JMS
13 26 (14.13%) WebSphere
14 24 (13.04%) C#
14 24 (13.04%) .NET
15 23 (12.50%) IBM
15 23 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 22 (11.96%) Front Office
16 22 (11.96%) Investment Banking
17 21 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 21 (11.41%) Web Services
18 20 (10.87%) Python
18 20 (10.87%) Oracle Database
19 18 (9.78%) ITIL
19 18 (9.78%) UML
19 18 (9.78%) VMware
19 18 (9.78%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (19.57%) WebLogic
2 26 (14.13%) WebSphere
3 15 (8.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (8.15%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (7.07%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (7.07%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (5.43%) MQSeries
7 9 (4.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (4.89%) Apache
8 8 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.72%) TIBCO EMS
10 5 (2.72%) IIS
11 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.09%) CMS
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.54%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (4.89%) Documaker
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle FAH
5 4 (2.17%) RMDS
6 2 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (1.09%) PolarLake
6 2 (1.09%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.54%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) SaaS
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.63%) IaaS
3 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) HTTP
2 12 (6.52%) SAN
3 8 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.35%) SSL
4 7 (3.80%) Internet
5 6 (3.26%) LDAP
5 6 (3.26%) NAS
6 5 (2.72%) LAN
6 5 (2.72%) WAN
6 5 (2.72%) Firewall
7 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.17%) DNS
7 4 (2.17%) FTP
7 4 (2.17%) FCoE
7 4 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.17%) Multicast
8 3 (1.63%) Intranet
9 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.09%) Network Security
10 1 (0.54%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.87%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.24%) Relational Database
4 14 (7.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (4.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.80%) MySQL
9 6 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.17%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.17%) HBase
11 3 (1.63%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.63%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.09%) KDB
Development Applications
1 16 (8.70%) JIRA
2 8 (4.35%) Subversion
3 6 (3.26%) JUnit
4 4 (2.17%) Ant
4 4 (2.17%) Maven
4 4 (2.17%) jMock
5 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.54%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.54%) NUnit
7 1 (0.54%) AnthillPro
7 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 60 (32.61%) Finance
2 58 (31.52%) Banking
3 22 (11.96%) Front Office
3 22 (11.96%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.61%) Billing
5 11 (5.98%) Advertising
6 7 (3.80%) Back Office
7 5 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.63%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.63%) French Language
8 3 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.63%) Retail
8 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.63%) Games
9 2 (1.09%) Legal
9 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (23.91%) Developer
2 32 (17.39%) Architect
3 16 (8.70%) Analyst
4 14 (7.61%) Consultant
5 13 (7.07%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Middleware Consultant
7 10 (5.43%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (4.89%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (4.35%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.35%) Administrator
9 8 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.80%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.26%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.26%) Middleware Specialist
12 5 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (14.67%) XML
3 26 (14.13%) JMS
4 24 (13.04%) .NET
5 21 (11.41%) Web Services
6 17 (9.24%) REST
6 17 (9.24%) WebSphere MQ
7 16 (8.70%) WebCenter
8 14 (7.61%) Java EE
8 14 (7.61%) Spring
9 13 (7.07%) WCF
10 11 (5.98%) J2EE
11 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
11 10 (5.43%) SOAP
12 9 (4.89%) JDBC
13 8 (4.35%) Rendezvous
13 8 (4.35%) Hibernate
13 8 (4.35%) JTS
13 8 (4.35%) HTML
13 8 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (4.89%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.80%) Clustering
4 6 (3.26%) Open Source
5 5 (2.72%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.17%) Derivative
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.63%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.63%) Kindle
7 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) DTV
8 2 (1.09%) LPAR
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.61%) Linux
2 41 (22.28%) UNIX
3 35 (19.02%) Windows
4 21 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.15%) Solaris
6 3 (1.63%) SELinux
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.09%) MVS
7 2 (1.09%) VME
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.54%) zOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.83%) SOA
2 27 (14.67%) OO
3 18 (9.78%) ITIL
3 18 (9.78%) UML
3 18 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.15%) Multithreading
5 14 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.61%) Revenue Management
5 14 (7.61%) TDD
5 14 (7.61%) TOGAF
6 13 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (7.07%) Low Latency
7 12 (6.52%) Content Management
8 11 (5.98%) Release Management
8 11 (5.98%) MVC
9 10 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.43%) BDD
9 10 (5.43%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.09%) SQL
2 46 (25.00%) Java
3 24 (13.04%) C#
4 20 (10.87%) Python
5 16 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.98%) C++
7 9 (4.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (4.89%) Jython
8 8 (4.35%) VB
9 7 (3.80%) Perl
9 7 (3.80%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.26%) VBA
10 6 (3.26%) VBScript
11 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.17%) Ruby
13 3 (1.63%) XPath
13 3 (1.63%) C
13 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.07%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) RHCE
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) MCSE
5 1 (0.54%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) ISEB
5 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.26%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.63%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.72%) vCloud
4 4 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.17%) NFS
4 4 (2.17%) SRDF
5 3 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) Xen
6 2 (1.09%) KVM
7 1 (0.54%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (7.07%) Puppet
3 11 (5.98%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (4.89%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.72%) Control-M
6 4 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.63%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.54%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.54%) WMI
9 1 (0.54%) SCCM
9 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.54%) YUM
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (43.48%) Oracle
2 23 (12.50%) IBM
2 23 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 18 (9.78%) VMware
4 15 (8.15%) Sybase
5 13 (7.07%) TIBCO
6 10 (5.43%) Siebel
6 10 (5.43%) 29West
7 9 (4.89%) JBoss
8 8 (4.35%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.35%) Remedy
8 8 (4.35%) EMC
8 8 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.80%) HP
9 7 (3.80%) Murex
9 7 (3.80%) Fidessa
10 6 (3.26%) CA
10 6 (3.26%) DataSynapse
11 5 (2.72%) Intel
12 4 (2.17%) Cognizant
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