The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Consultant
Rank 545 546 553
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 17 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.019% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate
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£538 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £545 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £544 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Middleware Consultant
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Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Middleware Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Consultant across the England region.

Middleware Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Middleware Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -1 8 £481 -12.50%
South East -7 3 £538 +7.50%
East of England - 3 £575 -
North West - - - -
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Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
3 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
4 15 (44.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 14 (41.18%) Finance
6 13 (38.24%) SOA
6 13 (38.24%) WebCenter
7 12 (35.29%) Revenue Management
7 12 (35.29%) Billing
7 12 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
8 10 (29.41%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (23.53%) Puppet
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (20.59%) IBM
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 7 (20.59%) Release Management
11 7 (20.59%) Jython
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
12 6 (17.65%) Content Management
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
12 6 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 12 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (14.71%) Apache
6 5 (14.71%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle FAH
3 4 (11.76%) Documaker
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
1 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Introscope
3 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Billing
3 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (38.24%) WebCenter
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (11.76%) JDBC
5 4 (11.76%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) JMS
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (8.82%) SOAP
6 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (5.88%) Java EE
7 2 (5.88%) Worklight
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
8 1 (2.94%) JRockit
8 1 (2.94%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) PMI
2 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) SUSE
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) SOA
2 12 (35.29%) Revenue Management
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (20.59%) Build Automation
4 7 (20.59%) Release Management
5 6 (17.65%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) BPEL
6 3 (8.82%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL
8 1 (2.94%) Password Management
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Jython
2 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 5 (14.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (8.82%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) IBM
3 5 (14.71%) JBoss
4 4 (11.76%) Siebel
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) CA
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) webMethods
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) 29West
7 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) SAP