The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Architect
Rank 580 579 540
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
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£700 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 £500 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Middleware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Architect across the England region.

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Middleware Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
North West -14 7 £700 +40.00%
South East -19 4 £500 - 1
London - 2 £445 - 1
North East - 2 £420 -
Middleware Architect
UK

Middleware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 18 (78.26%) SOA
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (39.13%) Java
6 8 (34.78%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle TCA
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (21.74%) Data Management
9 5 (21.74%) WebCenter
9 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
9 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
9 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
10 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
10 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
10 4 (17.39%) SAP
10 4 (17.39%) ERP
11 3 (13.04%) UNIX
11 3 (13.04%) EAI

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Tuxedo
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (4.35%) Mule
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle TCA
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) OLTP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.35%) NWDS
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (21.74%) WebCenter
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (8.70%) WSDL
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) XSD
8 1 (4.35%) XSL
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) EDI
8 1 (4.35%) JMS
8 1 (4.35%) JDBC
8 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
8 1 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) VME
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) SOA
2 8 (34.78%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 5 (21.74%) Quality Management
4 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) EAI
6 3 (13.04%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Coaching
8 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) ABAP
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Retek
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) ATG
4 1 (4.35%) Stellent
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft