The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 122 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 27 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.85% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.92% 2.83% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
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£475 £511 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +27.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £17.48 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 - £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.03 - £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
Middleware
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
926 706 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.05% 30.09% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 346 422
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -16 11 £500 +26.98% 7
Norfolk -4 6 £450 +15.38% 2
Bedfordshire -13 6 £575 - 7
Essex - 3 £544 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
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England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 30 (51.72%) Oracle
2 28 (48.28%) Java
3 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 23 (39.66%) UNIX
4 18 (31.03%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) XML
6 13 (22.41%) .NET
6 13 (22.41%) J2EE
7 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
7 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
8 11 (18.97%) Web Services
8 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
9 10 (17.24%) SOA
9 10 (17.24%) Solaris
9 10 (17.24%) Project Management
10 9 (15.52%) UML
10 9 (15.52%) IBM
11 8 (13.79%) Apache
11 8 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (13.79%) Ajax
11 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.07%) Linux
13 6 (10.34%) ITIL
13 6 (10.34%) C#
13 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (10.34%) MVC
13 6 (10.34%) Shell Script

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
1 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 8 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) CICS
6 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.72%) BASE24
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) RTSP
4 1 (1.72%) DLNA
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) OLAP
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Jtest
3 1 (1.72%) NuGet
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) JUnit
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.72%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.72%) ERwin
3 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Architect
2 16 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.90%) SOA Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) XML
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) J2EE
3 11 (18.97%) Web Services
4 8 (13.79%) Ajax
5 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (6.90%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.45%) SOAP
9 2 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.72%) HTML5
10 1 (1.72%) HTML
10 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.72%) CSS
10 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) IPTV
5 1 (1.72%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) MPEG
5 1 (1.72%) DTV
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) UNIX
2 10 (17.24%) Solaris
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 4 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
2 10 (17.24%) SOA
2 10 (17.24%) Project Management
3 9 (15.52%) UML
4 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL
6 6 (10.34%) MVC
6 6 (10.34%) Logistics
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) CRM
8 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.90%) Time Management
8 4 (6.90%) QMS
8 4 (6.90%) Budget Control
9 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) AWK
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
1 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Oracle
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) IBM
4 6 (10.34%) F5
5 5 (8.62%) hybris
5 5 (8.62%) SAP
6 4 (6.90%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) Endeca
6 4 (6.90%) webMethods
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
7 3 (5.17%) Lotus
7 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.45%) JBoss
8 2 (3.45%) Cognos
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.72%) Actuate
9 1 (1.72%) CA
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