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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 75 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 56 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 1.03% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 3.79% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £468 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 £39.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +34.61%
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
707 791 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.01% 27.24% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 476 358
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 +14 24 £550 +89.65% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £350 -27.08% 2
Hertfordshire -14 5 £450 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire +6 4 £190 -66.95% 1
Suffolk - 4 £460 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (48.94%) SOA
2 41 (43.62%) Oracle
3 30 (31.91%) Linux
4 26 (27.66%) WebLogic
4 26 (27.66%) Java
5 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
6 23 (24.47%) .NET
7 22 (23.40%) Web Services
8 19 (20.21%) J2EE
9 18 (19.15%) UML
10 17 (18.09%) XML
11 16 (17.02%) Finance
12 14 (14.89%) ITIL
13 13 (13.83%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (13.83%) TOGAF
13 13 (13.83%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
14 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
15 11 (11.70%) Coaching
15 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.70%) SAP
15 11 (11.70%) Project Management
15 11 (11.70%) REST
15 11 (11.70%) Scrum
16 10 (10.64%) BMC
16 10 (10.64%) UNIX
16 10 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (9.57%) Cisco
17 9 (9.57%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.66%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.83%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (7.45%) Mule
6 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.26%) Documentum
8 2 (2.13%) Apache
9 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.13%) Agresso
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) TeleForm
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) SSL
3 6 (6.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) ADSL
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) LDAP
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) SAN
4 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) OLAP
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.51%) Subversion
4 7 (7.45%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.32%) AccuRev
6 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.06%) NWDS
7 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Automotive
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Architect
2 31 (32.98%) Developer
3 15 (15.96%) Java Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (13.83%) Technical Architect
5 13 (13.83%) Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Integration Architect
9 4 (4.26%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) .NET
2 22 (23.40%) Web Services
3 19 (20.21%) J2EE
4 17 (18.09%) XML
5 13 (13.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (11.70%) REST
7 7 (7.45%) HTML
8 6 (6.38%) SAP PI
8 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.38%) SOAP
9 5 (5.32%) CSS
9 5 (5.32%) JSON
9 5 (5.32%) Ajax
9 5 (5.32%) CSS3
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) WCF
10 4 (4.26%) JMS
10 4 (4.26%) Struts
11 3 (3.19%) XSLT
11 3 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.06%) PKI
3 1 (1.06%) iPhone
3 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Linux
2 10 (10.64%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Mac OS X
3 8 (8.51%) Solaris
4 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) SOA
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.15%) UML
4 14 (14.89%) ITIL
5 13 (13.83%) TOGAF
6 11 (11.70%) Coaching
6 11 (11.70%) Project Management
6 11 (11.70%) Scrum
7 9 (9.57%) ITSM
7 9 (9.57%) TDD
7 9 (9.57%) Kanban
7 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.51%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (7.45%) Change Management
9 7 (7.45%) User Stories
9 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) Java
2 7 (7.45%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.26%) Perl
4 3 (3.19%) Ruby
4 3 (3.19%) Scala
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) VBScript
6 1 (1.06%) ABAP
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.06%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.45%) MCPD
2 3 (3.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Puppet
1 9 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.51%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (43.62%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) SAP
3 10 (10.64%) BMC
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco
4 9 (9.57%) EMC
5 7 (7.45%) F5
6 5 (5.32%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.32%) WSO2
7 4 (4.26%) IBM
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
9 2 (2.13%) VMware
9 2 (2.13%) webMethods
9 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) Software AG
10 1 (1.06%) HP
10 1 (1.06%) Dell
10 1 (1.06%) Metastorm
10 1 (1.06%) BEA
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