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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 97 122 101
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 51 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.63% 0.76% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 2.55% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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
830 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.55% 29.81% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 563 381
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Essex +13 26 £550 +1.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 18 £385 -9.41% 1
Hertfordshire -13 5 £450 +6.82% 4
Suffolk +6 1 £450 +28.57%
Bedfordshire +2 1 - - 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 59 (57.28%) SOA
2 44 (42.72%) Java
3 38 (36.89%) Oracle
4 36 (34.95%) Linux
5 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (28.16%) Web Services
7 26 (25.24%) WebLogic
8 24 (23.30%) REST
9 23 (22.33%) Scrum
10 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
11 21 (20.39%) Kanban
12 20 (19.42%) Puppet
12 20 (19.42%) .NET
12 20 (19.42%) UNIX
13 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (18.45%) TDD
13 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
13 19 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database
14 18 (17.48%) Subversion
14 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
14 18 (17.48%) Mac OS X
15 17 (16.50%) UML
15 17 (16.50%) Tomcat
16 16 (15.53%) J2EE
17 15 (14.56%) HTTP
17 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.56%) Finance
17 15 (14.56%) Oracle Fusion
18 14 (13.59%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 26 (25.24%) WebLogic
2 17 (16.50%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.65%) Mule
4 9 (8.74%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (7.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (7.77%) Apache
6 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.94%) JBoss
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.94%) Documentum
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.97%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Agresso
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.97%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) HTTP
1 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 14 (13.59%) SSL
3 3 (2.91%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) NAS
4 2 (1.94%) AMQP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.97%) ADSL
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.94%) OLAP
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.48%) Subversion
2 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.88%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.97%) NWDS
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 2 (1.94%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) French Language
4 1 (0.97%) Avionics
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 35 (33.98%) Architect
3 33 (32.04%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Technical Architect
5 12 (11.65%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Lead Technical Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Lead Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.88%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Applications Architect
12 3 (2.91%) Analyst Programmer
12 3 (2.91%) Programmer
12 3 (2.91%) Integration Architect
12 3 (2.91%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) Web Services
2 24 (23.30%) REST
3 20 (19.42%) .NET
4 16 (15.53%) J2EE
5 15 (14.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (11.65%) XML
6 12 (11.65%) SOAP
7 10 (9.71%) HTML
8 9 (8.74%) Spring
9 7 (6.80%) HTML5
9 7 (6.80%) CSS
10 6 (5.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.85%) Ajax
11 5 (4.85%) CSS3
11 5 (4.85%) JSON
11 5 (4.85%) JMS
12 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.88%) Struts
12 4 (3.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.94%) PKI
2 2 (1.94%) Biology
2 2 (1.94%) Life Science
3 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.97%) iPhone
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
3 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Linux
2 20 (19.42%) UNIX
3 18 (17.48%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.88%) Solaris
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) SOA
2 31 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.33%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) Kanban
5 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.45%) TDD
6 17 (16.50%) UML
7 13 (12.62%) Coaching
7 13 (12.62%) User Stories
8 11 (10.68%) TOGAF
9 9 (8.74%) ITIL
10 8 (7.77%) Change Management
10 8 (7.77%) ITSM
10 8 (7.77%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (7.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.83%) Project Management
12 5 (4.85%) OO
12 5 (4.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.88%) Perl
4 3 (2.91%) SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Ruby
4 3 (2.91%) Scala
5 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.97%) C-shell
5 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.97%) C
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
5 1 (0.97%) ABAP
5 1 (0.97%) Python
5 1 (0.97%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.80%) MCPD
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) RHCE
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) vSphere
2 2 (1.94%) Varnish
3 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
2 19 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.94%) MOM
5 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.97%) Ansible
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 38 (36.89%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) WSO2
3 9 (8.74%) SAP
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco
4 5 (4.85%) IBM
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.85%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.88%) EMC
5 4 (3.88%) BMC
5 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.94%) Terracotta
7 2 (1.94%) F5
7 2 (1.94%) Software AG
7 2 (1.94%) Sun
7 2 (1.94%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Dell
8 1 (0.97%) Cognos
8 1 (0.97%) RightFax
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