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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 117 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 27 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.11% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 4.19% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Average daily rate £480 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £580 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -14 12 £290 -3.33%
Cambridgeshire -21 6 £525 +10.52% 3
Bedfordshire -12 5 - -
Hertfordshire -10 4 £525 +20.00% 8
Suffolk - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 23 (58.97%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) Finance
4 16 (41.03%) XML
4 16 (41.03%) UNIX
5 15 (38.46%) J2EE
6 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
6 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
8 9 (23.08%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
9 8 (20.51%) IBM
9 8 (20.51%) SOA
9 8 (20.51%) .NET
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (17.95%) UML
10 7 (17.95%) Ajax
11 6 (15.38%) hybris
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (15.38%) HTTP
11 6 (15.38%) Apache
11 6 (15.38%) Ant
11 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
12 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
12 5 (12.82%) HTML
12 5 (12.82%) Python
12 5 (12.82%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (15.38%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.56%) BASE24
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) DLNA
3 3 (7.69%) RTSP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Ant
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.56%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.56%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.56%) Jtest
4 1 (2.56%) Redmine
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Automotive
2 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) J2EE
3 9 (23.08%) Web Services
4 8 (20.51%) .NET
5 7 (17.95%) Ajax
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) XSLT
7 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) XML Schema
7 4 (10.26%) XSD
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.69%) TopLink
8 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.69%) COM+
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) JAXB
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.56%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
1 5 (12.82%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) DTV
3 3 (7.69%) MPEG
3 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.69%) Interactive TV
3 3 (7.69%) IPTV
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Solaris
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
2 8 (20.51%) SOA
3 7 (17.95%) UML
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) EAI
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) ETL
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
6 3 (7.69%) DRM
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (10.26%) VB6
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) AWK
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) hybris
4 4 (10.26%) Endeca
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) webMethods
5 3 (7.69%) Sun
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) CA
6 2 (5.13%) AccuRev
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) ATG
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) Demandware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £50000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago