The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Consultant
Rank 568 549 556
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 20 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.020% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £540 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +32.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £540 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +30.90%
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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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
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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
London 0 9 £481 -12.50%
South East -3 4 £538 -0.46% 1
East of England - 3 £575 -
North West - - - -
Middleware Consultant
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Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (100.00%) Middleware
2 24 (63.16%) Oracle
3 20 (52.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 17 (44.74%) Finance
6 16 (42.11%) SOA
7 15 (39.47%) WebCenter
8 13 (34.21%) Revenue Management
8 13 (34.21%) Billing
8 13 (34.21%) WebLogic Portal
9 12 (31.58%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (28.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
11 9 (23.68%) Jython
11 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (21.05%) Puppet
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
13 7 (18.42%) Build Automation
13 7 (18.42%) Banking
13 7 (18.42%) Content Management
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (18.42%) Release Management
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (18.42%) Linux

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (34.21%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
4 8 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (13.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (13.16%) Apache
8 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle FAH
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.16%) Documaker
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTPS
2 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
4 3 (7.89%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Introscope
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Billing
3 7 (18.42%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (39.47%) WebCenter
4 6 (15.79%) JDBC
4 6 (15.79%) JMS
5 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (5.26%) Worklight
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
9 1 (2.63%) JRockit
9 1 (2.63%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) SOA
2 13 (34.21%) Revenue Management
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (18.42%) Content Management
4 7 (18.42%) Release Management
4 7 (18.42%) Build Automation
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) BPEL
5 3 (7.89%) Logistics
5 3 (7.89%) UML
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Process Management
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Jython
1 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 7 (18.42%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
3 7 (18.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (7.89%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Siebel
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) CA
3 3 (7.89%) Remedy
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) 29West
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods