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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 88 117 92
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 40 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 2.21% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 9
Average daily rate
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£461 £345 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.69% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
745 769 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.78% 29.05% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 425 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £28.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Hertfordshire +13 11 £486 +21.56% 3
Bedfordshire +4 10 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £538 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £450 - 2
Essex +5 2 £625 +116.45% 4
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 42 (57.53%) Oracle
2 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
3 22 (30.14%) J2EE
4 20 (27.40%) .NET
4 20 (27.40%) Web Services
4 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (23.29%) XML
5 17 (23.29%) Java
5 17 (23.29%) SOA
5 17 (23.29%) Finance
6 16 (21.92%) SQL
7 15 (20.55%) UML
7 15 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (19.18%) WebLogic
8 14 (19.18%) Linux
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
9 13 (17.81%) ITIL
10 12 (16.44%) Project Management
11 11 (15.07%) SAP
11 11 (15.07%) BMC
11 11 (15.07%) WebSphere
12 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
12 10 (13.70%) F5
12 10 (13.70%) Cisco
12 10 (13.70%) EMC
12 10 (13.70%) Solaris
12 10 (13.70%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.33%) Legal
13 9 (12.33%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (20.55%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (19.18%) WebLogic
3 11 (15.07%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.22%) Apache
5 5 (6.85%) IBM Notes
5 5 (6.85%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) Documentum
6 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.37%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.74%) Agresso
3 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) LDAP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) OLAP
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) OLTP
5 1 (1.37%) QlikView
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.22%) AccuRev
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.11%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (1.37%) ERwin
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.37%) NWDS
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Legal
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Architect
2 17 (23.29%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Project Manager
4 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (15.07%) Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Integration Architect
8 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Applications Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Integration Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Middleware Architect
11 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) .NET Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Senior Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) J2EE
2 20 (27.40%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) Web Services
3 17 (23.29%) XML
4 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 7 (9.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (9.59%) SAP PI
5 6 (8.22%) TopLink
5 6 (8.22%) JAXB
5 6 (8.22%) XSLT
6 5 (6.85%) WCF
7 4 (5.48%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) REST
8 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.37%) BAPI
9 1 (1.37%) CSS
9 1 (1.37%) SOAP
9 1 (1.37%) EDI
9 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) CMDB
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Solaris
3 7 (9.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) SOA
3 15 (20.55%) UML
4 13 (17.81%) ITIL
5 12 (16.44%) Project Management
6 10 (13.70%) TOGAF
6 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.33%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.59%) Change Management
9 7 (9.59%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.22%) Business Transformation
10 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.22%) OOD
11 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.85%) Resource Management
11 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) C
6 2 (2.74%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) ABAP
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Sun Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) VCP4
3 4 (5.48%) MCPD
3 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) ACCA
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.37%) SAP ITS
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (5.48%) OpenView
3 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Oracle
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.07%) SAP
3 11 (15.07%) BMC
4 10 (13.70%) F5
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
4 10 (13.70%) EMC
5 6 (8.22%) webMethods
5 6 (8.22%) TIBCO
5 6 (8.22%) Sun
6 5 (6.85%) IBM
6 5 (6.85%) Citrix
6 5 (6.85%) HP
6 5 (6.85%) Lotus
7 3 (4.11%) BEA
7 3 (4.11%) Talend
8 1 (1.37%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Remedy
8 1 (1.37%) Cognos
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Volt
Rate: £32.00 - £35.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago