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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 87 120 96
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 58 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.86% 0.86% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 2.80% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 13
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£385 £460 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% -9.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.51 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £28.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -36.38%
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
882 964 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.24% 30.63% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 604 380
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 33
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +31 35 £385 - 2
Essex +9 16 £595 +9.42%
Hertfordshire 0 4 £488 -2.50% 6
Bedfordshire +10 3 £500 -2.43%
Suffolk +7 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (52.25%) Java
2 57 (51.35%) SOA
3 50 (45.05%) Web Services
4 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (28.83%) Linux
6 30 (27.03%) Oracle
7 28 (25.23%) WebLogic
8 27 (24.32%) REST
9 22 (19.82%) Finance
9 22 (19.82%) UNIX
9 22 (19.82%) Scrum
9 22 (19.82%) Spring
10 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 20 (18.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 20 (18.02%) Kanban
11 20 (18.02%) Puppet
12 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
12 19 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (17.12%) MuleSoft
12 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (17.12%) Subversion
13 18 (16.22%) TDD
13 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
13 18 (16.22%) XML
13 18 (16.22%) Mac OS X
14 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
15 16 (14.41%) SOAP
15 16 (14.41%) WebSphere MQ
15 16 (14.41%) Mule
16 15 (13.51%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (25.23%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.41%) Mule
3 15 (13.51%) Apache
4 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
5 10 (9.01%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.60%) JBoss
7 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.90%) Node.js
10 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.90%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) TCP/IP
2 15 (13.51%) HTTP
3 14 (12.61%) SSL
4 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 3 (2.70%) LDAP
5 3 (2.70%) SAN
5 3 (2.70%) SSH
6 2 (1.80%) NAS
6 2 (1.80%) AMQP
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.90%) ADSL
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Subversion
1 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.11%) AccuRev
4 6 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (5.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.80%) Lombardi
5 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 73 (65.77%) Developer
2 50 (45.05%) Java Developer
3 24 (21.62%) Architect
4 15 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Middleware Developer
6 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Lead Technical Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.41%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) Web Services
2 27 (24.32%) REST
3 22 (19.82%) Spring
4 18 (16.22%) XML
5 16 (14.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 16 (14.41%) SOAP
6 15 (13.51%) HTML
7 13 (11.71%) J2EE
8 11 (9.91%) CSS
8 11 (9.91%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (9.01%) RESTful
9 10 (9.01%) .NET
10 9 (8.11%) Struts
10 9 (8.11%) JSON
11 8 (7.21%) XSLT
12 7 (6.31%) HTML5
13 6 (5.41%) JAXB
13 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.41%) JMS
13 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.70%) SCADA
2 3 (2.70%) Social Media
2 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.80%) Life Science
3 2 (1.80%) Biology
3 2 (1.80%) PKI
3 2 (1.80%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.90%) iPhone
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.90%) User Experience
4 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) UNIX
3 18 (16.22%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.60%) Solaris
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) Windows
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.35%) SOA
2 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.82%) Scrum
4 20 (18.02%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (18.02%) Kanban
5 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.22%) TDD
7 15 (13.51%) OO
7 15 (13.51%) EAI
8 14 (12.61%) UML
9 12 (10.81%) User Stories
9 12 (10.81%) Coaching
10 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.31%) ITIL
13 6 (5.41%) OOD
13 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.41%) ITSM
13 6 (5.41%) Migration
13 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.25%) Java
2 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.11%) SQL
4 6 (5.41%) Perl
5 3 (2.70%) Python
5 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.70%) Bourne shell
5 3 (2.70%) C-shell
6 2 (1.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.80%) Scala
7 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) MCPD
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.90%) RHCE
4 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) vSphere
2 2 (1.80%) Varnish
3 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) Puppet
2 19 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.70%) MOM
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.90%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (27.03%) Oracle
2 19 (17.12%) MuleSoft
3 11 (9.91%) WSO2
4 8 (7.21%) SAP
5 7 (6.31%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.60%) VMware
7 4 (3.60%) Sun
7 4 (3.60%) EMC
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.70%) Adobe
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco
8 3 (2.70%) FatWire
8 3 (2.70%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.70%) Pega
8 3 (2.70%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.70%) hybris
9 2 (1.80%) Terracotta
9 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.80%) Software AG
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