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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 91 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 117 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.83% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.68% 6.20% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 87
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +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
1752 2112 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.50% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1598 1673
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £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 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +9.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 88 (42.31%) Oracle
2 72 (34.62%) Banking
3 70 (33.65%) Finance
4 60 (28.85%) Linux
5 51 (24.52%) UNIX
5 51 (24.52%) SQL
6 50 (24.04%) SOA
7 47 (22.60%) Windows
8 46 (22.12%) Java
9 40 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (18.75%) WebLogic
11 34 (16.35%) SQL Server
12 33 (15.87%) JMS
13 32 (15.38%) WebSphere
13 32 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
14 31 (14.90%) Investment Banking
14 31 (14.90%) XML
15 29 (13.94%) OO
16 27 (12.98%) .NET
16 27 (12.98%) IBM
17 26 (12.50%) Red Hat
17 26 (12.50%) JIRA
18 25 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 24 (11.54%) C#
19 24 (11.54%) UML
19 24 (11.54%) Web Services
19 24 (11.54%) Python
20 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database
20 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (10.58%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 32 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 19 (9.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 17 (8.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 16 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (7.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 13 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (4.81%) MQSeries
9 9 (4.33%) Apache
10 6 (2.88%) IIS
10 6 (2.88%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (2.40%) Lync
11 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (5.77%) Documaker
3 7 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.40%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (1.44%) RMDS
6 2 (0.96%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.96%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.96%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.96%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.48%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.48%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.48%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.40%) Office 365
3 4 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.65%) HTTP
2 14 (6.73%) SSL
3 13 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 11 (5.29%) SAN
5 8 (3.85%) NAS
5 8 (3.85%) Internet
6 6 (2.88%) Firewall
6 6 (2.88%) LDAP
7 5 (2.40%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.92%) LAN
8 4 (1.92%) WAN
8 4 (1.92%) FTP
8 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.44%) Intranet
9 3 (1.44%) FCoE
9 3 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.44%) Multicast
10 2 (0.96%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.96%) DNS
11 1 (0.48%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.06%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (9.13%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (8.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 13 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
9 7 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.88%) MySQL
11 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.92%) Siebel EIM
11 4 (1.92%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.44%) HBase
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (12.50%) JIRA
2 8 (3.85%) Subversion
3 6 (2.88%) JUnit
4 5 (2.40%) jMock
5 4 (1.92%) Maven
5 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.96%) Ant
7 2 (0.96%) MSTest
7 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 72 (34.62%) Banking
2 70 (33.65%) Finance
3 31 (14.90%) Investment Banking
4 20 (9.62%) Front Office
5 19 (9.13%) Billing
6 12 (5.77%) Advertising
7 10 (4.81%) Retail
8 6 (2.88%) Back Office
8 6 (2.88%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.44%) Legal
10 3 (1.44%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.44%) French Language
10 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (21.15%) Developer
2 35 (16.83%) Architect
3 28 (13.46%) Analyst
4 16 (7.69%) Consultant
5 13 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
5 13 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 11 (5.29%) Applications Support
7 9 (4.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.33%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.85%) Support Specialist
8 8 (3.85%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.85%) Middleware Engineer
9 7 (3.37%) Administrator
10 6 (2.88%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.88%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.88%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.88%) Middleware Specialist
10 6 (2.88%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.87%) JMS
2 32 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 31 (14.90%) XML
4 27 (12.98%) .NET
5 24 (11.54%) Web Services
6 20 (9.62%) WebCenter
7 19 (9.13%) REST
7 19 (9.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (7.69%) SOAP
9 14 (6.73%) JDBC
10 13 (6.25%) Java EE
10 13 (6.25%) WCF
11 12 (5.77%) J2EE
12 11 (5.29%) Spring
13 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.33%) JTA
14 9 (4.33%) JTS
15 8 (3.85%) XSLT
15 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
15 8 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (4.33%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.37%) Clustering
4 7 (3.37%) Open Source
5 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.92%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.92%) Derivative
6 4 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Kindle
7 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.96%) Physics
8 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.85%) Linux
2 51 (24.52%) UNIX
3 47 (22.60%) Windows
4 25 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.81%) Solaris
6 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.40%) Android
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.44%) SELinux
8 3 (1.44%) VME
8 3 (1.44%) MVS
9 2 (0.96%) AIX
10 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) SUSE
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.04%) SOA
2 40 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (13.94%) OO
4 24 (11.54%) UML
5 21 (10.10%) ITIL
6 19 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.65%) Revenue Management
8 16 (7.69%) Content Management
9 15 (7.21%) TDD
9 15 (7.21%) TOGAF
10 13 (6.25%) Release Management
10 13 (6.25%) Project Management
10 13 (6.25%) Multithreading
11 12 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.77%) Scrum
12 11 (5.29%) MVC
12 11 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (4.81%) BDD
13 10 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.52%) SQL
2 46 (22.12%) Java
3 24 (11.54%) C#
3 24 (11.54%) Python
4 22 (10.58%) Bash Shell
5 16 (7.69%) Jython
6 15 (7.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 13 (6.25%) C++
8 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.85%) VB
10 7 (3.37%) VBA
10 7 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.88%) Ruby
11 6 (2.88%) VBScript
12 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.92%) C
13 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.92%) Perl
14 3 (1.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.96%) ISEB
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.48%) RHCE
5 1 (0.48%) MCSD
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.40%) QA
4 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.40%) vCloud
4 4 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.44%) NFS
5 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) SRDF
6 2 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.96%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.96%) KVM
6 2 (0.96%) Xen
6 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (9.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (7.21%) Puppet
2 15 (7.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (4.33%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.40%) Control-M
4 5 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.44%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.96%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.48%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.48%) YUM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 88 (42.31%) Oracle
2 27 (12.98%) IBM
3 26 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
5 17 (8.17%) Sybase
5 17 (8.17%) VMware
6 16 (7.69%) Remedy
7 14 (6.73%) JBoss
7 14 (6.73%) Siebel
8 11 (5.29%) TIBCO
9 8 (3.85%) Bloomberg
9 8 (3.85%) DataSynapse
10 7 (3.37%) Murex
10 7 (3.37%) Fidessa
11 6 (2.88%) Symantec
11 6 (2.88%) 29West
12 5 (2.40%) IronPort
12 5 (2.40%) EMC
12 5 (2.40%) HP
12 5 (2.40%) SAP
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £200 - £500 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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FPSG Connect
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £640 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago