The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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 121 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 23 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 3.36% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.38 - £32.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.08 - £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.68 - £34.60
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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 685 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 28.64% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 373 438
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Middleware
England

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +1 8 £421 +68.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire -16 4 £575 - 4
Essex 0 3 £544 - 5
Norfolk - 3 £450 - 1
Suffolk -22 1 £350 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (53.06%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Oracle
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
4 14 (28.57%) J2EE
4 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) UNIX
5 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
5 12 (24.49%) XML
6 11 (22.45%) Web Services
7 10 (20.41%) .NET
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
8 9 (18.37%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (16.33%) SOA
9 8 (16.33%) Ajax
10 7 (14.29%) IBM
10 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (14.29%) Apache
11 6 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (12.24%) MVC
11 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (10.20%) hybris
12 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
12 5 (10.20%) Python
12 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
12 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.29%) Apache
4 6 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.04%) CICS
8 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.04%) IIS
8 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.04%) BASE24
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) RTSP
2 3 (6.12%) DLNA
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) NAS
4 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Ant
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Jtest
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) NuGet
4 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.04%) MSI
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) J2EE
2 12 (24.49%) XML
3 11 (22.45%) Web Services
4 10 (20.41%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) Ajax
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (8.16%) Spring
7 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) JAXB
8 2 (4.08%) SOAP
8 2 (4.08%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.08%) REST
8 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (4.08%) TopLink
9 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.04%) Java EE
9 1 (2.04%) Dojo
9 1 (2.04%) WCF
9 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) PKI
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) IPTV
3 3 (6.12%) Interactive TV
3 3 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.12%) DTV
3 3 (6.12%) MPEG
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.33%) SOA
3 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) UML
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) DRM
7 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) ERP
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (8.16%) AWK
5 3 (6.12%) VB
5 3 (6.12%) C
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ISEB
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) hybris
4 5 (10.20%) SAP
5 4 (8.16%) webMethods
5 4 (8.16%) Endeca
6 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
6 3 (6.12%) CA
7 2 (4.08%) JBoss
7 2 (4.08%) Sun
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 1 (2.04%) AccuRev
8 1 (2.04%) VocaLink
8 1 (2.04%) ATG
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) Actuate
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago