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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 93 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 2.26% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+61.77% -35.71%
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
768 664 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.88% 29.25% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 369 444
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Bedfordshire - 12 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire +7 10 £513 +28.12% 1
Essex -2 5 £431 +48.70% 2
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £478 - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (55.74%) Oracle
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
3 19 (31.15%) Web Services
4 17 (27.87%) XML
4 17 (27.87%) Finance
5 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) Java
6 14 (22.95%) J2EE
6 14 (22.95%) Solaris
6 14 (22.95%) Linux
6 14 (22.95%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (22.95%) F5
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
8 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
9 11 (18.03%) .NET
9 11 (18.03%) UML
10 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 10 (16.39%) UNIX
10 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.39%) Project Management
11 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
11 9 (14.75%) SOA
12 8 (13.11%) Cisco
12 8 (13.11%) BMC
12 8 (13.11%) EMC
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (13.11%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (22.95%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (19.67%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 6 (9.84%) IIS
4 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) LDAP
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) OLTP
3 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) OLAP
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.28%) QlikView
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
3 3 (4.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.28%) ERwin
5 1 (1.64%) MSI
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Legal
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Project Manager
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 10 (16.39%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Integration Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.20%) BizTalk Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Designer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
11 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (3.28%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) Web Services
2 17 (27.87%) XML
3 14 (22.95%) J2EE
4 11 (18.03%) .NET
5 6 (9.84%) JAXB
5 6 (9.84%) XSLT
5 6 (9.84%) HTML
5 6 (9.84%) TopLink
6 5 (8.20%) WCF
7 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (6.56%) SAP PI
8 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) CMDB
2 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Solaris
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 10 (16.39%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) UML
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.39%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 9 (14.75%) SOA
5 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
6 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) OOD
7 6 (9.84%) Web Development
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.20%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.56%) ETL
9 4 (6.56%) EAI
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) C
4 4 (6.56%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) SAP ITS
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (8.20%) OpenView
3 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Oracle
2 14 (22.95%) F5
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) BMC
4 8 (13.11%) EMC
5 7 (11.48%) IBM
6 6 (9.84%) Sun
6 6 (9.84%) Citrix
6 6 (9.84%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) Lotus
6 6 (9.84%) TIBCO
6 6 (9.84%) webMethods
6 6 (9.84%) AccuRev
7 4 (6.56%) SAP
8 3 (4.92%) Talend
8 3 (4.92%) BEA
9 2 (3.28%) Cognos
10 1 (1.64%) VMware
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago