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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 81 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 59 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.98% 1.16% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 3.89% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 £39.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
791 875 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.49% 29.73% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 546 390
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 44
Average hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +19 32 £550 +89.65% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £350 -18.60% 5
Hertfordshire -19 5 £450 +3.15% 6
Suffolk +11 3 £455 +30.00%
Bedfordshire -1 2 £190 -66.95% 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 56 (56.57%) SOA
2 39 (39.39%) Oracle
3 36 (36.36%) Linux
4 32 (32.32%) Java
5 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.24%) WebLogic
7 22 (22.22%) .NET
8 20 (20.20%) Scrum
8 20 (20.20%) REST
8 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
8 20 (20.20%) Web Services
9 19 (19.19%) UNIX
10 18 (18.18%) J2EE
10 18 (18.18%) Puppet
10 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (18.18%) Kanban
10 18 (18.18%) TDD
10 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 18 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (17.17%) Subversion
11 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
11 17 (17.17%) UML
11 17 (17.17%) Mac OS X
12 15 (15.15%) Coaching
13 14 (14.14%) Oracle Database
13 14 (14.14%) ITIL
13 14 (14.14%) XML
13 14 (14.14%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
14 13 (13.13%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 24 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.13%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (7.07%) Mule
6 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.04%) Documentum
8 2 (2.02%) Apache
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Agresso
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.01%) TeleForm
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) SSL
1 13 (13.13%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) SSH
3 1 (1.01%) AMQP
3 1 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (1.01%) ADSL
3 1 (1.01%) LAN
3 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.02%) OLAP
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 17 (17.17%) Subversion
2 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.04%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.04%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.01%) NWDS
6 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.02%) Automotive
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) French Language
5 1 (1.01%) Avionics
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Architect
2 37 (37.37%) Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Technical Architect
5 14 (14.14%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (13.13%) Analyst
7 10 (10.10%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Lead Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Lead Technical Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Integration Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Middleware Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) .NET
2 20 (20.20%) Web Services
2 20 (20.20%) REST
3 18 (18.18%) J2EE
4 14 (14.14%) XML
4 14 (14.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (7.07%) SOAP
5 7 (7.07%) HTML
6 6 (6.06%) HTML5
6 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 6 (6.06%) SAP PI
7 5 (5.05%) CSS3
7 5 (5.05%) JSON
7 5 (5.05%) CSS
7 5 (5.05%) JMS
7 5 (5.05%) Ajax
8 4 (4.04%) Struts
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.03%) XSLT
9 3 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.01%) iPhone
3 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.01%) User Experience
3 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.36%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) UNIX
3 17 (17.17%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.05%) Solaris
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.03%) Windows
6 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) SOA
2 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) Scrum
4 18 (18.18%) TDD
4 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (18.18%) Kanban
5 17 (17.17%) UML
6 15 (15.15%) Coaching
7 14 (14.14%) ITIL
8 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
9 12 (12.12%) User Stories
10 9 (9.09%) ITSM
11 8 (8.08%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (8.08%) Problem Management
12 7 (7.07%) Change Management
12 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.05%) SDLC
13 5 (5.05%) API Design
13 5 (5.05%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.04%) Perl
3 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.03%) Scala
4 3 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) VBScript
6 1 (1.01%) ABAP
6 1 (1.01%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.01%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.07%) MCPD
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (1.01%) Varnish
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Puppet
1 18 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.05%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.01%) MOM
3 1 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 39 (39.39%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) SAP
3 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) WSO2
4 7 (7.07%) BMC
5 6 (6.06%) EMC
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
6 5 (5.05%) IBM
6 5 (5.05%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.04%) F5
8 2 (2.02%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) webMethods
8 2 (2.02%) Remedy
8 2 (2.02%) Software AG
8 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.02%) Sun
9 1 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) Dell
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
9 1 (1.01%) BEA
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